company background image
CGNX

Cognex NasdaqGS:CGNX Stock Report

Last Price

US$48.94

Market Cap

US$8.5b

7D

2.5%

1Y

-35.8%

Updated

25 Nov, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
CGNX fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

CGNX Stock Overview

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide.

Rewards

Earnings are forecast to grow 17.67% per year

Trading at good value vs. peer average Price-To-Earnings ratio

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for CGNX from our risk checks.

Cognex Corporation Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Cognex
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$48.94
52 Week HighUS$80.30
52 Week LowUS$40.21
Beta1.59
1 Month Change6.55%
3 Month Change9.12%
1 Year Change-35.77%
3 Year Change-2.47%
5 Year Change-29.32%
Change since IPO7,357.52%

Recent News & Updates

Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Oct 08
Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Recent updates

Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Oct 08
Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Sep 23
Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Are Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

Sep 08
Are Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Investors Paying Above The Intrinsic Value?

News Flash: 16 Analysts Think Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Earnings Are Under Threat

Aug 08
News Flash: 16 Analysts Think Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Earnings Are Under Threat

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Passed With Ease

Aug 01
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Passed With Ease

At US$42.97, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Jun 20
At US$42.97, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

The Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Growing

Jun 05
The Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Growing

Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price

May 15
Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 31% Above Its Share Price

Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

May 01
Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

At US$71.10, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Mar 22
At US$71.10, Is It Time To Put Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) On Your Watch List?

Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Mar 07
Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Feb 09
Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Dec 14
Should You Think About Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Now?

Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

Nov 30
Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Worth US$80.6 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Nov 11
Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Worth US$80.6 Based On Its Intrinsic Value?

Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

Oct 11
Here's Why We Think Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Well Worth Watching

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Aug 27
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Aug 12
Is It Too Late To Consider Buying Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

With EPS Growth And More, Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Interesting

Jul 13
With EPS Growth And More, Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Is Interesting

Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

May 29
Return Trends At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Aren't Appealing

Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Potentially Undervalued?

May 14
Is Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Potentially Undervalued?

Shareholders Will Likely Find Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) CEO Compensation Acceptable

Apr 29
Shareholders Will Likely Find Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) CEO Compensation Acceptable

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Mar 13
Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) Stock Has Shown Weakness Lately But Financials Look Strong: Should Prospective Shareholders Make The Leap?

Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Feb 23
Should We Be Excited About The Trends Of Returns At Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)?

Does Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

Jan 12
Does Cognex's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Statutory Profit Adequately Reflect Its Underlying Profit?

Shareholders of Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Must Be Delighted With Their 402% Total Return

Dec 28
Shareholders of Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Must Be Delighted With Their 402% Total Return

Independent Director Eugene Banucci Just Sold A Bunch Of Shares In Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Dec 15
Independent Director Eugene Banucci Just Sold A Bunch Of Shares In Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX)

Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Stock Is Going Strong: Is the Market Following Fundamentals?

Dec 08
Cognex Corporation's (NASDAQ:CGNX) Stock Is Going Strong: Is the Market Following Fundamentals?

Is Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Likely To Turn Things Around?

Nov 25
Is Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) Likely To Turn Things Around?

Shareholder Returns

CGNXUS ElectronicUS Market
7D2.5%1.6%1.3%
1Y-35.8%-15.9%-18.5%

Return vs Industry: CGNX underperformed the US Electronic industry which returned -15.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CGNX underperformed the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is CGNX's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CGNX volatility
CGNX Average Weekly Movement6.9%
Electronic Industry Average Movement8.0%
Market Average Movement7.4%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market15.5%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: CGNX is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CGNX's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19812,257Rob Willetthttps://www.cognex.com

Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide. Its machine vision products are used to automate the manufacturing and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The company offers VisionPro software, a suite of patented vision tools for advanced programming; QuickBuild that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming interface; and Cognex deep learning vision software.

Cognex Corporation Fundamentals Summary

How do Cognex's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CGNX fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$8.46b
Earnings (TTM)US$213.75m
Revenue (TTM)US$1.01b

39.6x

P/E Ratio

8.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CGNX income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$1.01b
Cost of RevenueUS$283.40m
Gross ProfitUS$727.32m
Other ExpensesUS$513.58m
EarningsUS$213.75m

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 02, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.24
Gross Margin71.96%
Net Profit Margin21.15%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did CGNX perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.6%

Current Dividend Yield

21%

Payout Ratio