CGNX:NSD-Cognex Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Scientific & Technical Instruments | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 88.27

Change

-0.69 (-0.78)%

Market Cap

USD 15.72B

Volume

0.38M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 96.00 (+8.76%)

Avg User Target

USD
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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; Cognex Designer that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming environment; and Cognex deep learning vision software. It also provides a range of inspection tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; and vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts; the In-Sight product line of vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company offers ID products comprising DataMan image-based barcode readers and barcode verifiers. It sells its products to consumer electronics, automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices industries, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.

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ETFs Containing CGNX

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-0.92 (-0.45%)

USD1.09B
ROBG:LSE Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

-7.50 (-0.38%)

USD1.24B
QVMM Invesco Exchange-Traded F.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.02 (-0.07%)

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ZMID-U:CA BMO S&P US Mid Cap Index .. 0.00 % 0.17 %

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XMC-U:CA iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.16 %

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ZMID-F:CA BMO S&P US Mid Cap Index .. 0.00 % 0.00 %

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MIDE DBX ETF Trust - Xtrackers.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.03 (-0.09%)

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IS3V:XETRA iShares III Public Limite.. 0.00 % 0.20 %

-0.02 (-0.30%)

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PAMC Pacer Lunt MidCap Multi-F.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

-0.12 (-0.33%)

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ZMID:CA BMO S&P US Mid Cap Index .. 0.00 % 0.17 %

-0.11 (-0.30%)

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SPY4:XETRA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.02 (+0.03%)

USD1.18B
SPY4:F SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.19 (+0.28%)

USD1.16B
SPY4:PA SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

+0.06 (+0.09%)

USD1.16B
SPY4:LSE SSgA SPDR ETFs Europe I P.. 0.00 % 0.30 %

-0.16 (-0.20%)

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ROBO:LSE Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.80 %

-0.29 (-1.06%)

USD1.24B
ROBE:LSE Legal & General UCITS ETF.. 0.00 % 0.00 %

+0.12 (+0.52%)

USD1.24B
IVOO Vanguard Admiral Funds - .. 0.00 % 0.10 %

-0.25 (-0.13%)

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XMMO Invesco S&P MidCap Moment.. 0.00 % 0.34 %

-0.42 (-0.48%)

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XMHQ Invesco S&P MidCap Qualit.. 0.00 % 0.25 %

-0.10 (-0.13%)

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ROBO Robo Global Robotics and .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.71 (-1.03%)

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SPMD SPDR Portfolio S&P 400 Mi.. 0.00 % 0.05 %

-0.09 (-0.19%)

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DMRM DeltaShares S&P 400 Manag.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

-0.11 (-0.18%)

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XTH SPDR S&P Technology Hardw.. 0.00 % 0.35 %

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XMH:CA iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.16 %

-0.03 (-0.12%)

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XMC:CA iShares S&P U.S. Mid-Cap .. 0.00 % 0.16 %

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UMDD ProShares UltraPro MidCap.. 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.20 (-0.65%)

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ROBO Robo Global Robotics and .. 0.00 % 0.95 %

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MVV ProShares Ultra MidCap400 0.00 % 0.95 %

-0.29 (-0.45%)

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MDYG SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Grow.. 0.00 % 0.15 %

-0.32 (-0.41%)

USD1.67B
MDY SPDR S&P MIDCAP 400 ETF T.. 0.00 % 0.23 %

-1.24 (-0.25%)

USD21.31B
SPRX Spear Alpha ETF 0.00 % 0.75 %

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Scientific & Technical Instruments)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 9.94% 46% F 55% F
Dividend Return 0.22% 40% F 5% F
Total Return 10.16% 46% F 54% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 43.18% 54% F 58% F
Dividend Return 3.63% 80% B- 57% F
Total Return 46.81% 50% F 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 245.75% 77% C+ 85% B
Dividend Return 11.56% 75% C 46% F
Total Return 257.31% 77% C+ 86% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 26.85% 46% F 72% C-
Dividend Return 1.10% 50% F 31% F
Total Return 27.94% 50% F 73% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 42.60% 54% F 43% F
Risk Adjusted Return 65.59% 58% F 80% B-
Market Capitalization 15.72B 92% A- 94% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Scientific & Technical Instruments)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 52.18 40% F 19% F
Price/Book Ratio 10.52 17% F 13% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 64.85 16% F 7% F
EV/EBITDA 41.73 32% F 19% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 21.69% 96% A 88% B+
Return on Invested Capital 14.92% 92% A- 85% B
Return on Assets 10.35% 96% A 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.64 50% F 46% F
Short Percent 1.39% 71% C- 69% D+
Beta 1.64 20% F 23% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector