CGNX:NSD-Cognex Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Scientific & Technical Instruments | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 76.45

Change

+1.86 (+2.49)%

Market Cap

USD 13.03B

Volume

0.71M

Average Target Price

USD 61.40 (-19.69%)
Average Analyst Rating

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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 manufacture 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 general-purpose vision systems for vision 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, as well as vision-enabled mobile terminals for industrial barcode reading applications. 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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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 36.42% 64% D 75% C
Dividend Return 0.40% 29% F 8% F
Total Return 36.82% 68% D+ 75% C
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 48.76% 72% C- 77% C+
Dividend Return 0.44% 29% F 8% F
Total Return 49.20% 72% C- 77% C+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 310.03% 91% A- 91% A-
Dividend Return 4.73% 33% F 11% F
Total Return 314.76% 86% B 91% A-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 39.45% N/A N/A 89% B+
Dividend Return 0.49% N/A N/A 11% F
Total Return 39.94% N/A N/A 89% B+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 53.67% N/A N/A 21% F
Risk Adjusted Return 74.41% N/A N/A 85% B
Market Capitalization 13.03B 92% A- 93% A
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%

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 70.43 35% F 17% F
Price/Book Ratio 8.64 9% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 51.44 29% F 7% F
EV/EBITDA 66.91 11% F 12% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.64% 91% A- 85% B
Return on Invested Capital 8.17% 80% B- 73% C
Return on Assets 5.93% 88% B+ 87% B+
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 4.67 33% F 34% F
Short Percent 2.20% 58% F 59% F
Beta 1.64 28% F 25% 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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Analyst Rating

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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 Dividend Growth

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

What to not like:
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.