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Cognex Corp

$ 42.44 0 (0%)
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Volume: 780,340 Avg Vol (1m): 1,221,922
Market Cap $: 7.28 Bil Enterprise Value $: 6.73 Bil
P/E (TTM): 34.80 P/B: 6.28
Earnings Power Value 13.38
Net Current Asset Value 3.46
Tangible Book 6.07
Projected FCF 18.32
Median P/S Value 31.73
Graham Number 12.91
Peter Lynch Value 26.89
DCF (FCF Based) 32.45
DCF (Earnings Based) 13.06
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 10/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
98.45% of 2317 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 395734.25, Med: 1.26, Min: -0.33
CGNX: No Debt
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.77, Med: 10000, Max: 10000
Current: 10000
4.77
10000
Equity-to-Asset 0.88
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
94.96% of 2282 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 0.99, Med: 0.55, Min: -23.03
CGNX: 0.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.43, Med: 0.9, Max: 0.94
Current: 0.88
0.43
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
97.71% of 1836 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 42131692, Med: 18.76, Min: 0.09
CGNX: No Debt
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
N/A
Piotroski F-Score 7
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3
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5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 29.93
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.48
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 32.47%
WACC 15.24%

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 26.74
Operating Margin ranked higher than
97.26% of 2300 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 108500, Med: 4.64, Min: -409420
CGNX: 26.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.63, Med: 26.74, Max: 33.79
Current: 26.74
-4.63
33.79
Net Margin % 26.55
Net Margin ranked higher than
97.26% of 2299 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 90164.29, Med: 3.48, Min: -416260
CGNX: 26.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.77, Med: 23.49, Max: 41.52
Current: 26.55
-2.77
41.52
ROE % 19.11
ROE ranked higher than
86.87% of 2278 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 1227.84, Med: 6.72, Min: -5002.35
CGNX: 19.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.21, Med: 15.11, Max: 23.95
Current: 19.11
-1.21
23.95
ROA % 16.52
ROA ranked higher than
94.89% of 2329 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 456.48, Med: 3.43, Min: -9683.72
CGNX: 16.52
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.07, Med: 13.77, Max: 21.89
Current: 16.52
-1.07
21.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 97.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked higher than
95.92% of 2326 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 422087.5, Med: 12.21, Min: -439759.26
CGNX: 97.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -13, Med: 110.89, Max: 188.32
Current: 97.29
-13
188.32
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 21.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
88.75% of 2196 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 790.1, Med: 2.8, Min: -100
CGNX: 21.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -15, Med: 12.1, Max: 42.7
Current: 21.1
-15
42.7
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 21.40
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
77.71% of 1871 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 662.6, Med: 5.1, Min: -549.3
CGNX: 21.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 17.8, Max: 561.1
Current: 21.1
0
561.1
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 26.70
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
98.49% of 1725 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 852.9, Med: 6.6, Min: -393.2
CGNX: 26.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 14.8, Max: 44.2
Current: 26.7
0
44.2

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Business Description

Industry Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS : 334513    SIC : 3823
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Traded in other countries CGZ.Germany 0I14.UK
Address One Vision Drive, Natick, MA, USA, 01760-2059
Cognex Corp provides machine vision products that help automate manufacturing processes. The firm's products include vision software, vision systems, vision sensors, and ID products. Vision software combines vision tools with a customer's own cameras and peripheral equipment and can help with several vision tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, and robotic guidance. Vision systems combine a camera, processor, and vision software into a single package. Vision sensors deliver simple, low-cost solutions for common vision applications, such as checking the size of parts. ID products read codes that have been applied to items during the manufacturing process. Cognex generates the largest proportion of its sales in the United States and Europe.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 34.80
PE Ratio ranked lower than
90.77% of 1711 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 3250, Med: 16.75, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 34.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.36, Med: 30.48, Max: 229.44
Current: 34.8
13.36
229.44
Forward PE Ratio 40.49
Forward P/E ranked lower than
95.75% of 259 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 2000, Med: 14.71, Min: 4.21
CGNX: 40.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 34.80
PE without NRI ranked lower than
90.06% of 1690 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 3250, Med: 16.78, Min: 0.09
CGNX: 34.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 12.3, Med: 32.56, Max: 229.44
Current: 34.8
12.3
229.44
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 44.03
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
79.63% of 1041 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 445473.98, Med: 22.3, Min: 0.21
CGNX: 44.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 11.41, Med: 30, Max: 105.9
Current: 44.03
11.41
105.9
PB Ratio 6.28
PB Ratio ranked lower than
95.41% of 2309 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 223290.54, Med: 1.47, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 6.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 3.71, Max: 11.03
Current: 6.28
1
11.03
PS Ratio 9.22
PS Ratio ranked lower than
95.64% of 2318 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 14063.96, Med: 0.98, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 9.22
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.82, Med: 6.91, Max: 17.86
Current: 9.22
1.82
17.86
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 37.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
76.45% of 930 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 522414.18, Med: 20.39, Min: 0.17
CGNX: 37.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.65, Med: 29.17, Max: 110.23
Current: 37.23
8.65
110.23
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 32.55
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
81.41% of 1350 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 197884.61, Med: 14.25, Min: 0.06
CGNX: 32.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.72, Med: 23.97, Max: 60.77
Current: 32.55
7.72
60.77
EV-to-EBIT 31.04
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
85.35% of 1789 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 20815.39, Med: 12.83, Min: 0.03
CGNX: 31.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -130.7, Med: 25.7, Max: 74.6
Current: 31.04
-130.7
74.6
EV-to-EBITDA 28.18
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
86.75% of 1910 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 20815.39, Med: 10.14, Min: 0.03
CGNX: 28.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.9, Med: 25.35, Max: 1497.3
Current: 28.18
5.9
1497.3
EV-to-Revenue 8.34
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
94.63% of 2307 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 25302, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 8.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 6.1, Max: 17.4
Current: 8.34
1
17.4
PEG Ratio 1.55
PEG Ratio ranked lower than
64.65% of 874 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 235.29, Med: 1.4, Min: 0.04
CGNX: 1.55
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PEG Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 2.09, Max: 19.12
Current: 1.55
0.39
19.12
Shiller PE Ratio 60.42
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
90.01% of 681 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 2315.72, Med: 22.91, Min: 0.13
CGNX: 60.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 15.56, Med: 54.47, Max: 125.91
Current: 60.42
15.56
125.91
Current Ratio 8.31
Current Ratio ranked higher than
95.21% of 2256 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 218.8, Med: 1.89, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 8.31
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.47, Med: 6.36, Max: 11.06
Current: 8.31
2.47
11.06
Quick Ratio 7.46
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
95.61% of 2256 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 218.8, Med: 1.39, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 7.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.18, Med: 5.92, Max: 10.52
Current: 7.46
2.18
10.52
Days Inventory 152.26
Days Inventory ranked lower than
86.31% of 2249 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 938.15, Med: 77.36, Min: 0.22
CGNX: 152.26
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 89.56, Med: 118.72, Max: 152.26
Current: 152.26
89.56
152.26
Days Sales Outstanding 47.94
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
77.53% of 2261 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 886.46, Med: 79.6, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 47.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 34.28, Med: 54.3, Max: 64.31
Current: 47.94
34.28
64.31
Days Payable 35.32
Days Payable ranked lower than
86.35% of 2219 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 986.04, Med: 65.83, Min: -140.71
CGNX: 35.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 27.37, Med: 32.68, Max: 66.83
Current: 35.32
27.37
66.83

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 0.47
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
94.63% of 1880 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 94.27, Med: 1.09, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 0.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.14, Med: 0.8, Max: 5.42
Current: 0.47
0.14
5.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.16
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
82.97% of 1374 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 29.59, Med: 0.36, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 0.16
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.15, Med: 0.17, Max: 0.35
Current: 0.16
0.15
0.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 20.80
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked lower than
84.79% of 1052 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 192.4, Med: 6.3, Min: -100
CGNX: 20.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 40.4
Current: 20.8
0
40.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.46
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
93.99% of 1815 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 30.48, Med: 2.65, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 0.46
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 0.47
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
93.90% of 1852 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 329.08, Med: 2.89, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 0.47
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.14, Med: 0.8, Max: 5.42
Current: 0.47
0.14
5.42
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -0.20
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
72.13% of 1532 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 72.5, Med: -3, Min: -2936.6
CGNX: -0.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -6.3, Med: -1, Max: 5.7
Current: -0.2
-6.3
5.7

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 6.99
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked lower than
92.52% of 2285 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 366244.02, Med: 1.69, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 6.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.69, Med: 3.86, Max: 14.32
Current: 6.99
1.69
14.32
Price-to-Projected-FCF 2.32
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
79.90% of 1353 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 139198.2, Med: 1.27, Min: 0.05
CGNX: 2.32
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.68, Med: 1.88, Max: 9.42
Current: 2.32
0.68
9.42
Price-to-DCF (Earnings Based) 3.25
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) ranked lower than
95.51% of 156 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 16.97, Med: 1.16, Min: 0.16
CGNX: 3.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.54, Med: 2.87, Max: 6.32
Current: 3.25
0.54
6.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.34
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
85.23% of 2112 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 502.67, Med: 0.94, Min: 0.02
CGNX: 1.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.97, Max: 2.85
Current: 1.34
0.35
2.85
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.58
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value ranked lower than
81.67% of 551 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 95, Med: 1.05, Min: 0
CGNX: 1.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.36, Med: 1.67, Max: 20.23
Current: 1.58
0.36
20.23
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.29
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked lower than
100.00% of 1626 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 61.11, Med: 1.17, Min: 0.01
CGNX: 3.29
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.23, Med: 2.48, Max: 5.91
Current: 3.29
1.23
5.91
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
63.90% of 2382 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 3214.8, Med: 5.45, Min: -833.33
CGNX: 3.23
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.4, Med: 3.5, Max: 13.1
Current: 3.23
-2.4
13.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 22.08
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
89.36% of 1382 companies
in the Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.
Industry Max: 11086.85, Med: 7.08, Min: -3149.58
CGNX: 22.08
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -35.2, Med: 16.15, Max: 24.2
Current: 22.08
-35.2
24.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 810.26
EPS (TTM) $ 1.22
Beta 2.14
Volatility % 42.71
52-Week Range $ 34.88 - 59.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 171.54

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 7
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N