Quarterly Metrics: Quick and Current Ratios for Cognex Corp. (CGNX)

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As of close of business last night, Cognex Corp.’s stock clocked out at $42.28, down -6.52% from its previous closing price of $45.23. In other words, the price has decreased by -$6.52 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.76 million shares were traded. CGNX stock price reached its highest trading level at $44.75 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $42.04.


To gain a deeper understanding of CGNX’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 26.09 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 93.79. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.55 and its Current Ratio is at 3.45. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.05 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.05.

On March 19, 2024, UBS Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Neutral and also upped its target price recommendation from $42 to $54.

On March 14, 2024, Truist started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $47.Truist initiated its Buy rating on March 14, 2024, with a $47 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 12 ’24 when Kuechen Joerg sold 5,331 shares for $40.93 per share. The transaction valued at 218,212 led to the insider holds 2,934 shares of the business.

Gerst Carl sold 6,782 shares of CGNX for $274,923 on Mar 06 ’24. The EVP, Vision & ID Products now owns 0 shares after completing the transaction at $40.54 per share.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CGNX now has a Market Capitalization of 7257869312 and an Enterprise Value of 7056843776. As of this moment, Cognex’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 73.54, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 37.08. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 24.76. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 8.57 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.87. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 8.329 whereas that against EBITDA is 50.017.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CGNX has reached a high of $59.51, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $34.28. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -2.17%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 3.95%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that CGNX traded 1.09M shares on average per day over the past three months and 1142290 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 171.60M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 171.24M. Insiders hold about 0.25% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 94.61% stake in the company. Shares short for CGNX as of 1715731200 were 5390074 with a Short Ratio of 4.93, compared to 1713139200 on 4519949. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5390074 and a Short% of Float of 3.5000000000000004.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.29, CGNX has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.29. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.0064116735The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 0.45.

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