Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) will be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, February 15th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.25 per share for the quarter.

Shares of Cognex (NASDAQ CGNX) opened at $55.17 on Wednesday. Cognex has a 1-year low of $34.33 and a 1-year high of $72.99. The firm has a market cap of $9,550.00, a PE ratio of 40.57 and a beta of 1.44.

In other news, Director Patrick Alias sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of $143.54, for a total transaction of $717,700.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 5.60% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

CGNX has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank set a $80.00 price objective on shares of Cognex and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. BidaskClub raised shares of Cognex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cognex from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Canaccord Genuity increased their price objective on shares of Cognex from $47.50 to $60.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Finally, Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on shares of Cognex from $50.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.00.

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Cognex Company Profile

Cognex Corporation (Cognex) is a provider of machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks, primarily in manufacturing processes, where vision is required. The Company operates through the machine vision technology segment. The Company’s machine vision products are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, aspirin bottles and automobile tires, by locating, identifying, inspecting and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process.

Earnings History for Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

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