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COGNEX CORPORATION

NASDAQ: CGNX
50.17
+0.38
+0.76%

Sector

Industrials

Industry

Machinery, Equipment & Components

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. The Company's products include vision software, vision systems, vision sensors and identification (ID) products. Its products range from vision sensors that are integrated, to personal computer (PC)-based systems for users. Its products also have a range of physical forms, depending upon the user's need. Cognex sells its products through a direct sales force, as well as through a global network of integration and distribution partners.

Key People

Robert Shillman

Chairman of the Board, Chief Culture Officer

Robert Willett

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Sheila DiPalma

Senior Vice President of Employee Services

Anthony Sun

Lead Independent Director

Patrick Alias

Independent Director

Incorporated

1981

Employees

2,124

Insider Trades
  • Recent
  • All
  • Date

  • Name

  • Transaction

  • Shares

  • Price(s)

  • Value

    • 8/13/2019

    • PARROTTE DIANNE M

    • Sold

    • 900

    • 45.00

    • 40,500.00

    • 5/3/2019

    • CURRAN JOHN J

    • NA

    • 50,000

    • 38.39

    • 1,919,500.00

    • 5/3/2019

    • CURRAN JOHN J

    • Sold

    • 50,000

    • 49.01

    • 2,450,495.00

    • 2/26/2019

    • KRANTZ THEODOR

    • NA

    • 30,000

    • 8.40

    • 251,925.00

    • 2/26/2019

    • ALIAS PATRICK

    • NA

    • 10,000

    • 10.53

    • 105,275.00

    • 2/26/2019

    • ALIAS PATRICK

    • Sold

    • 10,000

    • 53.10

    • 530,997.00

    • 2/26/2019

    • KRANTZ THEODOR

    • Sold

    • 30,000

    • 53.18

    • 1,595,313.00

    • 9/13/2018

    • SUN ANTHONY

    • Sold

    • 10,000

    • 56.04

    • 560,381.00

    • 9/12/2018

    • SUN ANTHONY

    • Sold

    • 10,000

    • 54.90

    • 548,999.00

    • 9/11/2018

    • SCHNEIDER JERRY A

    • NA

    • 5,000

    • 24.27

    • 121,350.00

    • 9/11/2018

    • SCHNEIDER JERRY A

    • Sold

    • 5,000

    • 54.29

    • 271,439.50

    • Date

    • Name

    • Transaction

    • Shares

    • Price(s)

    • Value

      • 8/13/2019

      • PARROTTE DIANNE M

      • Sold

      • 900

      • 45.00

      • 40,500.00

      • 5/3/2019

      • CURRAN JOHN J

      • NA

      • 50,000

      • 38.39

      • 1,919,500.00

      • 5/3/2019

      • CURRAN JOHN J

      • Sold

      • 50,000

      • 49.01

      • 2,450,495.00

      • 2/26/2019

      • KRANTZ THEODOR

      • NA

      • 30,000

      • 8.40

      • 251,925.00

      • 2/26/2019

      • ALIAS PATRICK

      • NA

      • 10,000

      • 10.53

      • 105,275.00

      • 2/26/2019

      • ALIAS PATRICK

      • Sold

      • 10,000

      • 53.10

      • 530,997.00

      • 2/26/2019

      • KRANTZ THEODOR

      • Sold

      • 30,000

      • 53.18

      • 1,595,313.00

      • 9/13/2018

      • SUN ANTHONY

      • Sold

      • 10,000

      • 56.04

      • 560,381.00

      • 9/12/2018

      • SUN ANTHONY

      • Sold

      • 10,000

      • 54.90

      • 548,999.00

      • 9/11/2018

      • SCHNEIDER JERRY A

      • NA

      • 5,000

      • 24.27

      • 121,350.00

      • 9/11/2018

      • SCHNEIDER JERRY A

      • Sold

      • 5,000

      • 54.29

      • 271,439.50

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