CGNX Insider Trading

Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $138,000.00
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $2,600,000.00

Cognex Insider Trading History Chart

This chart shows the insider buying and selling history at Cognex by year and by quarter.

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Cognex Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $55.90
Price Change: Price Decrease of -1.14 (-2.00%)
As of 02/3/2023 01:00 AM ET

This chart shows the closing price history over time for CGNX up to the past year.

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Cognex Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
12/12/2022Theodor KrantzDirectorSell52,000$50.00$2,600,000.0036,108View SEC Filing Icon  
5/12/2022Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorBuy3,000$46.00$138,000.003,608View SEC Filing Icon  
11/12/2021Paul TodghamCFOSell3,000$82.99$248,970.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/8/2021Anthony SunDirectorSell30,000$86.41$2,592,300.00337,262View SEC Filing Icon  
8/24/2021Patrick AliasDirectorSell17,500$87.19$1,525,825.00View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2021Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorSell333$80.03$26,649.99333View SEC Filing Icon  
3/18/2021Jerry A. SchneiderDirectorSell5,000$82.26$411,300.005,000View SEC Filing Icon  
2/23/2021Carl GerstEVPSell115,000$82.76$9,517,400.00
2/19/2021Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorSell9,800$87.06$853,188.004,600View SEC Filing Icon  
12/10/2020Eugene G. BanucciDirectorSell10,400$75.48$784,992.0015,000View SEC Filing Icon  
12/9/2020Sheila Marie DipalmaEVPSell52,000$77.39$4,024,280.0016,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2020Theodor KrantzDirectorSell14,670$72.13$1,058,147.1035,830View SEC Filing Icon  
11/13/2020Theodor KrantzDirectorSell330$72.00$23,760.0035,830View SEC Filing Icon  
11/11/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell160,000$71.04$11,366,400.00
11/4/2020Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,000$72.71$727,100.00
11/4/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell159,638$71.05$11,342,279.90
10/30/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell362$66.73$24,156.26362View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2020Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,000$69.84$698,400.00
9/2/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell100,000$70.51$7,051,000.00
8/28/2020Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorSell7,500$67.86$508,950.0020,200View SEC Filing Icon  
8/24/2020Anthony SunDirectorSell30,000$66.91$2,007,300.00
8/12/2020Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorSell7,500$66.49$498,675.0020,200View SEC Filing Icon  
8/7/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell6,022$67.46$406,244.1263,978View SEC Filing Icon  
8/5/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell70,000$68.54$4,797,800.0060,000View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2020Jerry A. SchneiderDirectorSell5,000$66.73$333,650.005,000View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell100,000$66.56$6,656,000.00100,000View SEC Filing Icon  
8/3/2020Sheila Marie DipalmaSVPSell43,500$66.56$2,895,360.008,500View SEC Filing Icon  
7/31/2020Robert J. WillettCEOSell100,000$65.93$6,593,000.00100,000View SEC Filing Icon  
2/18/2020Jerry A. SchneiderDirectorSell12,000$51.33$615,960.0010,000View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

91.24% of Cognex stock is owned by institutions. Institutional ownership can be a sign of analyst confidence in the fundamentals of the stock.

Institutional Buying and Selling by Quarter

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Cognex Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in CompanyDetails
2/3/2023Essex Investment Management Co. LLC141,387$6.66M1.0%-2.4%0.082%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023SG Americas Securities LLC14,620$0.69M0.0%+223.5%0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023XXEC Inc.67,067$3.16M2.5%-2.2%0.039%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023Raymond James Trust N.A.5,522$0.26M0.0%-4.7%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023ProShare Advisors LLC11,262$0.53M0.0%+13.1%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023Profund Advisors LLC6,755$0.32M0.0%+4.0%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023Welch & Forbes LLC312,333$14.71M0.3%-0.7%0.181%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/2/2023Resources Investment Advisors LLC.5,858$0.28M0.0%+17.1%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Bank of Montreal Can251,791$13.05M0.0%+2.1%0.146%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Legacy Advisors LLC11,829$0.56M0.1%+45.8%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank 34,321$1.62M0.0%+0.6%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Pinnacle Associates Ltd.573,103$27M0.6%-2.3%0.331%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC271,322$12.78M0.2%+2.2%0.157%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2023DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale1,910,913$90.19M0.2%+10.6%1.105%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023Keybank National Association OH4,763$0.22M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023AIA Group Ltd11,611$0.55M0.0%+945.1%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023Kestra Advisory Services LLC6,211$0.29M0.0%N/A0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023Balentine LLC4,542$0.21M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023Princeton Capital Management LLC15,149$0.71M0.3%-11.4%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/31/2023FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co4,445$0.21M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/30/2023New York State Common Retirement Fund1,300,885$61.29M0.1%+0.3%0.752%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/30/2023Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.1,939,803$91.38M0.1%-0.6%1.122%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/30/2023Thomas Story & Son LLC125,437$5.91M3.0%-1.0%0.073%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/30/2023Signaturefd LLC653$31K0.0%-58.4%0.000%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2023Natixis Advisors L.P.142,499$6.71M0.0%+41.6%0.082%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2023Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC269,975$13.46M1.7%-4.7%0.156%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2023State of Michigan Retirement System44,053$2.08M0.0%+0.7%0.025%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2023Northstar Asset Management LLC4,525$0.21M0.1%-19.6%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/27/2023Joel Isaacson & Co. LLC4,600$0.22M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2023Comerica Bank100,491$5.14M0.0%+6.3%0.058%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2023Manning & Napier Group LLC196,359$9.25M0.1%-2.9%0.114%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2023Stephens Investment Management Group LLC918,568$43.65M0.8%+0.5%0.531%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2023Dupont Capital Management Corp23,261$1.10M0.1%-8.3%0.013%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2023Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company Ltd26,772$1.26M0.0%+24.2%0.015%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/25/2023Fifth Third Bancorp2,428$0.11M0.0%+13.4%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/25/2023Pinnacle Associates Ltd.570,689$27.93M0.6%-2.7%0.330%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/24/2023Louisiana State Employees Retirement System46,300$2.18M0.1%+0.4%0.027%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/24/2023Baillie Gifford & Co.1,052,100$49.56M0.1%N/A0.608%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/24/2023Park Avenue Securities LLC11,204$0.53M0.0%-8.6%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/24/2023Xponance Inc.39,445$1.86M0.0%+6.6%0.023%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/23/2023Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC681,925$32.13M0.1%-45.2%0.394%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/23/2023Janiczek Wealth Management LLC833$44K0.0%+58.7%0.000%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/20/2023Values First Advisors Inc.24,991$1.18M0.8%-4.5%0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/19/2023Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.14,555$0.69M0.0%-5.4%0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/19/2023Counterpoint Mutual Funds LLC3,179$0.15M0.2%N/A0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/18/2023Exchange Traded Concepts LLC407,106$19.18M0.5%+5,175.4%0.235%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/17/2023Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC193,995$9.14M2.1%-7.7%0.112%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/13/2023Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc.311,414$14.67M0.8%-7.9%0.180%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/13/2023Copeland Capital Management LLC286,499$13.50M0.4%+17.8%0.166%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/13/2023Allworth Financial LP793$37K0.0%+86.6%0.000%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/12/2023Hennion & Walsh Asset Management Inc.14,322$0.68M0.0%+21.3%0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/12/2023DNB Asset Management AS28,945$1.36M0.0%-1.4%0.017%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/11/2023Riverbridge Partners LLC1,808,642$85.21M1.3%+13.0%1.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/11/2023Cullinan Associates Inc.4,400$0.21M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/11/2023Arkadios Wealth Advisors7,933$0.37M0.0%+3.6%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/10/2023Coldstream Capital Management Inc.8,129$0.38M0.0%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/9/2023Yousif Capital Management LLC88,939$4.19M0.1%+0.4%0.051%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
12/13/2022Perigon Wealth Management LLC5,677$0.24M0.0%-12.4%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
12/8/2022Bank of New York Mellon Corp11,389,529$472.09M0.1%+7.8%6.586%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
12/2/2022Values First Advisors Inc.26,178$1.09M0.8%-15.6%0.015%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
12/1/2022Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.15,742$0.65M0.0%-60.8%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/23/2022Toroso Investments LLC3,878$0.16M0.0%N/A0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/22/2022Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky26,828$1.11M0.0%N/A0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/22/2022Seaport Global Advisors LLC8,397$0.35M1.4%-9.3%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/22/2022Capital Impact Advisors LLC6,991$0.29M0.3%-45.8%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/21/2022California State Teachers Retirement System285,376$11.83M0.0%-1.2%0.165%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/17/2022M&T Bank Corp66,446$2.75M0.0%+3.4%0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022Captrust Financial Advisors10,986$0.46M0.0%-3.9%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022Balyasny Asset Management LLC265,317$11M0.0%N/A0.153%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022Fred Alger Management LLC186,315$7.72M0.0%-72.8%0.108%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022Truvestments Capital LLC4,973$0.21M0.1%-7.8%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022United Services Automobile Association19,276$0.80M0.0%+1.9%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC145,425$6.03M0.0%-31.5%0.084%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2022Neo Ivy Capital Management1,652$68K0.2%N/A0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Neuberger Berman Group LLC89,586$3.71M0.0%-95.8%0.052%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Alliancebernstein L.P.5,142,704$213.17M0.1%+16.2%2.974%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN2,333,354$96.72M2.7%+31.4%1.349%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022State Street Corp5,578,502$231.23M0.0%+1.2%3.226%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio90,321$3.74M0.0%-1.7%0.052%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV6,456$0.27M0.0%-31.8%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Thrivent Financial for Lutherans671,061$27.82M0.1%-0.8%0.388%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Two Sigma Advisers LP304,300$12.61M0.0%+381.5%0.176%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Two Sigma Investments LP869,202$36.03M0.1%+83.0%0.503%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Teza Capital Management LLC8,844$0.37M0.1%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Trexquant Investment LP50,596$2.10M0.1%+22.4%0.029%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.639,831$26.52M0.0%+0.8%0.370%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Utah Retirement Systems30,695$1.27M0.0%+0.7%0.018%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Vanguard Group Inc.15,895,177$658.86M0.0%+1.1%9.192%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Pathstone Family Office LLC18,443$0.78M0.0%+110.6%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD741,123$30.72M0.0%-86.4%0.429%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Pearl River Capital LLC14,630$0.61M0.1%N/A0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Quadrature Capital Ltd25,295$1.05M0.0%N/A0.015%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022LRT Capital Management LLC13,050$0.54M0.4%-61.4%0.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Essex Investment Management Co. LLC144,800$6M1.0%+30.5%0.084%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Echo Street Capital Management LLC10,220$0.42M0.0%-51.8%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Edgestream Partners L.P.18,670$0.77M0.1%-48.8%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Ensign Peak Advisors Inc198,662$8.23M0.0%-3.8%0.115%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Epoch Investment Partners Inc.142,608$5.91M0.0%+2.4%0.082%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022Federated Hermes Inc.749,914$31.08M0.1%+3.0%0.434%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2022First Trust Advisors LP33,846$1.40M0.0%-37.3%0.020%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
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Cognex logo
Cognex Corp. engages in the provision of machine vision technologies. Its products are used to automate the manufacturing 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. Its solutions include alignment, dimensioning, item detection, edge intelligence, logistics barcode reading systems and tunnels, water identification, and tire inspection. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Europe, Greater China, and Other. The company was founded by Robert J. Shillman, William Silver and Marilyn Matz in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, MA.
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Today's Range

Now: $55.90
Low: $55.50
High: $56.55

50 Day Range

MA: $50.32
Low: $46.15
High: $57.04

52 Week Range

Now: $55.90
Low: $40.21
High: $80.30

Volume

665,881 shs

Average Volume

727,161 shs

Market Capitalization

$9.67 billion

P/E Ratio

46.20

Dividend Yield

0.49%

Beta

1.6

Who are the company insiders with the largest holdings of Cognex?

Cognex's top insider investors include:
  1. Anthony Sun (Director)
  2. Theodor Krantz (Director)
  3. Jerry A Schneider (Director)
  4. Dianne M Parrotte (Director)
  5. Carl Gerst (EVP)
  6. Patrick Alias (Director)
  7. Paul Todgham (CFO)
Learn More about top insider investors at Cognex.

Who are the major institutional investors of Cognex?

Cognex's top institutional shareholders include:
  1. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. — 1.12%
  2. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale — 1.11%
  3. Riverbridge Partners LLC — 1.05%
  4. New York State Common Retirement Fund — 0.75%
  5. Baillie Gifford & Co. — 0.61%
  6. Stephens Investment Management Group LLC — 0.53%
Learn More about top institutional investors of Cognex stock.

Which institutional investors are selling Cognex stock?

During the previous quarter, CGNX stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC
  2. Simplex Trading LLC
  3. Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc.
  4. Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC
  5. Pinnacle Associates Ltd.
  6. Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC
  7. Pinnacle Associates Ltd.
  8. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.

Which institutional investors are buying Cognex stock?

Within the last quarter, CGNX stock was purchased by institutional investors including:
  1. Baillie Gifford & Co.
  2. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC
  3. Riverbridge Partners LLC
  4. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale
  5. Copeland Capital Management LLC
  6. Natixis Advisors L.P.
  7. AIA Group Ltd
  8. SG Americas Securities LLC