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CGNX Insider Trading (Cognex)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.20%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $0.00
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $72,579,382.38

Cognex Insider Trading History Chart

Cognex Share Price & Price History

$85.69
▼ -0.07 (-0.08%)
As of 04/19/2021 01:00 AM ET
Days: 30 | 90 | 365
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Cognex Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
3/18/2021Jerry A SchneiderDirectorSell5,000$82.26$411,300.005,000  
2/23/2021Carl GerstEVPSell115,000$82.76$9,517,400.00
2/19/2021Dianne M ParrotteDirectorSell9,800$87.06$853,188.004,600  
12/10/2020Eugene G BanucciDirectorSell10,400$75.48$784,992.0015,000  
12/9/2020Sheila Marie DipalmaEVPSell52,000$77.39$4,024,280.0016,000  
11/16/2020Theodor KrantzDirectorSell14,670$72.13$1,058,147.1035,830  
11/13/2020Theodor KrantzDirectorSell330$72.00$23,760.0035,830  
11/11/2020Robert WillettCEOSell160,000$71.04$11,366,400.00
11/4/2020Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,000$72.71$727,100.00
11/4/2020Robert WillettCEOSell159,638$71.05$11,342,279.90
10/30/2020Robert WillettCEOSell362$66.73$24,156.26362  
9/2/2020Patrick AliasDirectorSell10,000$69.84$698,400.00
9/2/2020Robert WillettCEOSell100,000$70.51$7,051,000.00
8/28/2020Dianne M ParrotteDirectorSell7,500$67.86$508,950.0020,200  
8/24/2020Anthony SunDirectorSell30,000$66.91$2,007,300.00
8/12/2020Dianne M ParrotteDirectorSell7,500$66.49$498,675.0020,200  
8/7/2020Robert WillettCEOSell6,022$67.46$406,244.1263,978  
8/5/2020Robert WillettCEOSell70,000$68.54$4,797,800.0060,000  
8/3/2020Jerry A SchneiderDirectorSell5,000$66.73$333,650.005,000  
8/3/2020Robert WillettCEOSell100,000$66.56$6,656,000.00100,000  
8/3/2020Sheila Marie DipalmaSVPSell43,500$66.56$2,895,360.008,500  
7/31/2020Robert WillettCEOSell100,000$65.93$6,593,000.00100,000  
2/18/2020Jerry A. SchneiderDirectorSell12,000$51.33$615,960.0010,000  
12/11/2019Robert WillettCEOSell70,000$51.82$3,627,400.0070,000  
11/26/2019Robert WillettCEOSell100,000$50.49$5,049,000.00100,000  
11/8/2019Robert WillettCEOSell143,294$53.16$7,617,509.04143,294  
11/6/2019Robert WillettCEOSell19,408$53.86$1,045,314.8819,408  
11/1/2019Sheila Marie DipalmaSVPSell79,500$51.81$4,118,895.0010,000  
10/31/2019Laura Ann MacdonaldInsiderSell24,000$51.35$1,232,400.0024,000  
10/30/2019Theodor KrantzDirectorSell30,000$51.87$1,556,100.0052,500  
8/13/2019Dianne M ParrotteDirectorSell900$45.00$40,500.0019,700  
5/3/2019John J CurranInsiderSell50,000$49.01$2,450,500.0012,500  
2/26/2019Theodor KrantzDirectorSell30,000$53.18$1,595,400.0052,500  
9/13/2018Anthony SunDirectorSell10,000$56.04$560,400.00264,262  
9/11/2018Jerry A SchneiderDirectorSell5,000$54.29$271,450.007,000  
8/6/2018Anthony SunDirectorSell10,000$53.01$530,100.00284,262  
8/3/2018Jerry A SchneiderDirectorSell2,500$52.50$131,250.004,500  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

91.47% 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

Cognex Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in Company
4/16/2021Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC276,044$22.91M1.0%-1.2%0.156%
4/15/2021Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.16,904$1.40M0.0%-1.5%0.010%
4/15/2021Retirement Systems of Alabama289,757$24.05M0.1%+0.7%0.164%
4/15/2021DnB Asset Management AS23,433$1.95M0.0%+7.2%0.013%
4/14/2021Welch & Forbes LLC307,837$25.55M0.5%-3.9%0.174%
4/14/2021Contravisory Investment Management Inc.74,521$6.18M1.9%-3.5%0.042%
4/14/2021AdvisorNet Financial Inc1,028$85K0.0%+17.1%0.001%
4/14/2021Louisiana State Employees Retirement System45,700$3.79M0.1%+4.8%0.026%
4/14/2021FDx Advisors Inc.10,515$0.87M0.0%+2.2%0.006%
4/13/2021Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd2,621$0.22M0.0%N/A0.001%
4/12/2021Valeo Financial Advisors LLC1,027$85K0.0%-14.8%0.001%
4/9/2021State of Alaska Department of Revenue27,579$2.29M0.0%-2.8%0.016%
4/9/2021Kopion Asset Management LLC37,087$3.08M2.3%-6.2%0.021%
4/5/2021Fulcrum Equity Management28,500$2.37M0.9%-4.2%0.016%
4/5/2021Pacer Advisors Inc.19,009$1.58M0.0%-2.0%0.011%
3/30/2021Koshinski Asset Management Inc.9,244$0.24M0.0%N/A0.005%
3/24/2021Alpha DNA Investment Management LLC5,983$0.48M0.5%N/A0.003%
3/12/2021DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale561,200$44.47M0.2%-11.4%0.319%
3/9/2021Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.73,142$5.87M0.0%-1.6%0.042%
3/8/2021B. Metzler seel. Sohn & Co. Holding AG13,925$1.16M0.0%N/A0.008%
3/8/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP487,697$39.16M0.0%+0.9%0.277%
3/5/202144 Wealth Management LLC2,800$0.23M0.1%N/A0.002%
3/2/2021Norges Bank1,917,222$153.92M0.0%N/A1.089%
3/2/2021Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt2,700$0.22M0.0%+80.0%0.002%
3/1/2021UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.625,306$50.20M0.0%+9.2%0.355%
3/1/2021Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund4,774$0.38M0.0%+643.6%0.003%
2/25/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP487,697$39.16M0.0%+0.9%0.277%
2/25/2021Hsbc Holdings PLC18,647$1.50M0.0%-79.5%0.011%
2/24/2021Virtu Financial LLC7,217$0.58M0.1%-1.8%0.004%
2/24/2021Schroder Investment Management Group1,183,372$95.01M0.1%+141.5%0.672%
2/24/2021Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC279,371$22.43M1.1%+57.6%0.159%
2/23/2021Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC279$22.43M1.1%-99.8%0.000%
2/23/2021Principal Financial Group Inc.1,109,117$89.05M0.1%+1.7%0.630%
2/22/2021Fulcrum Equity Management29,743$2.39M1.0%N/A0.017%
2/19/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.574,772$46.15M0.0%-6.1%0.329%
2/19/2021National Pension Service303,380$24.36M0.1%N/A0.174%
2/18/2021Strategic Wealth Management Inc.13,046$1.05M0.6%+4.0%0.007%
2/18/2021Circle Wealth Management LLC8,976$0.72M0.1%+114.4%0.005%
2/18/2021Truist Financial Corp66,704$5.36M0.0%+8.3%0.038%
2/17/2021Voloridge Investment Management LLC3,355$0.27M0.0%N/A0.002%
2/17/2021Truvestments Capital LLC4,469$0.36M0.2%+10.1%0.003%
2/17/2021Adalta Capital Management LLC4,220$0.34M0.2%+17.2%0.002%
2/17/2021Castleark Management LLC39,440$3.17M0.1%+186.2%0.023%
2/17/2021Canada Pension Plan Investment Board28,782$2.31M0.0%+206.6%0.016%
2/17/2021Advisor Partners LLC5,316$0.43M0.0%-3.9%0.003%
2/17/2021Cetera Advisor Networks LLC4,927$0.40M0.0%+6.7%0.003%
2/16/2021Walleye Capital LLC9,216$0.74M0.0%N/A0.005%
2/16/2021Squarepoint Ops LLC73,526$5.90M0.0%-43.2%0.042%
2/16/2021Morgan Stanley539,445$43.31M0.0%-48.6%0.309%
2/16/2021Lombard Odier Asset Management Europe Ltd153,064$12.29M0.7%N/A0.088%
2/16/2021Neo Ivy Capital Management3,335$0.27M0.3%+29.8%0.002%
2/16/2021Nuveen Asset Management LLC1,321,010$106.06M0.0%+100.4%0.756%
2/16/2021Captrust Financial Advisors6,979$0.56M0.0%+8.7%0.004%
2/16/2021Northstar Investment Advisors LLC50,742$4.07M0.6%+2.2%0.029%
2/16/2021Brown Capital Management LLC9,057,609$727.19M5.0%-2.3%5.187%
2/16/2021Colony Group LLC3,194$0.26M0.0%N/A0.002%
2/16/2021Guggenheim Capital LLC13,019$1.05M0.0%-19.9%0.007%
2/16/2021Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD6,121,462$491.46M0.1%-6.2%3.505%
2/16/2021Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc.73,142$5.87M0.0%-1.6%0.042%
2/16/2021Alpha DNA Investment Management LLC6,566$0.53M0.5%N/A0.004%
2/16/2021ETF Managers Group LLC7,057$0.57M0.0%N/A0.004%
2/16/2021Schroder Investment Management Group1,183,372$95.01M0.1%+141.5%0.678%
2/16/2021Engineers Gate Manager LP3,760$0.30M0.0%-85.0%0.002%
2/16/2021Janus Henderson Group PLC2,620,180$210.36M0.1%-46.1%1.500%
2/16/2021ExodusPoint Capital Management LP12,836$1.03M0.0%-51.8%0.007%
2/16/2021Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.892,433$71.65M0.0%+2.3%0.511%
2/13/2021Essex Investment Management Co. LLC84,795$6.81M0.8%-6.0%0.049%
2/13/2021Cribstone Capital Management LLC3,800$0.31M0.2%N/A0.002%
2/13/2021American International Group Inc.317,056$25.46M0.1%-0.7%0.182%
2/12/2021Stifel Financial Corp106,707$8.57M0.0%+53.9%0.061%
2/12/2021Epoch Investment Partners Inc.115,919$9.31M0.0%+5.5%0.066%
2/12/2021Fundsmith LLP1,604,491$128.82M0.4%+0.1%0.919%
2/12/2021Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec8,497$0.68M0.0%-22.0%0.005%
2/12/2021CWM Advisors LLC2,835$0.23M0.1%N/A0.002%
2/12/2021Penserra Capital Management LLC354$28K0.0%-97.6%0.000%
2/12/2021Federated Hermes Inc.428,967$34.44M0.1%-2.3%0.246%
2/12/2021Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.22,590$1.81M0.0%+7.4%0.013%
2/12/2021LPL Financial LLC33,792$2.71M0.0%+13.9%0.019%
2/12/2021Amalgamated Bank35,414$2.84M0.1%+2.1%0.020%
2/12/2021Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio86,602$6.95M0.0%+26.6%0.050%
2/12/2021The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company210,106$16.87M0.0%-7.4%0.120%
2/12/2021Advisory Research Inc.3,829$0.31M0.0%+16.0%0.002%
2/12/2021Credit Suisse AG874,132$70.18M0.0%+2.7%0.501%
2/12/2021Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd.29,860$2.40M0.0%+1.4%0.017%
2/12/2021Nordea Investment Management AB2,310,036$185.46M0.3%+38.3%1.323%
2/12/2021Vontobel Holding Ltd.29,039$2.57M0.0%N/A0.017%
2/12/2021Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund4,774$0.38M0.0%+643.6%0.003%
2/12/2021M&T Bank Corp34,616$2.78M0.0%+0.7%0.020%
2/12/2021Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV3,769$0.30M0.0%N/A0.002%
2/11/2021Lazard Asset Management LLC1,170,004$93.93M0.1%-27.8%0.670%
2/11/2021Wetherby Asset Management Inc.4,195$0.34M0.0%N/A0.002%
2/11/2021Northern Trust Corp1,695,432$136.12M0.0%+0.7%0.971%
2/11/2021Baird Financial Group Inc.5,855$0.47M0.0%+13.0%0.003%
2/11/2021Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado23,775$1.91M0.0%-2.2%0.014%
2/11/2021Front Street Capital Management Inc.809,622$65M14.2%-2.0%0.464%
2/11/2021Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI25,071$2.01M0.4%-3.3%0.014%
2/11/2021Barclays PLC178,615$14.34M0.0%-4.3%0.102%
2/11/2021Handelsbanken Fonder AB191,700$15.39M0.1%+5.5%0.110%
2/11/2021Teacher Retirement System of Texas95,842$7.70M0.0%+79.6%0.055%
2/11/2021Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd10,418$0.84M0.0%N/A0.006%
Data available starting January 2016

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Cognex logo
Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate manufacturing and distribution tasks worldwide. Its machine vision products are used to automate the manufacturing and tracking of discrete items, including mobile phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile tires by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process. The company offers VisionPro software, a suite of patented vision tools for advanced programming; Cognex Designer that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming environment; and Cognex deep learning vision software. It also provides a range of inspection tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; and vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts; the In-Sight product line of vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company offers ID products comprising DataMan image-based barcode readers and barcode verifiers. It sells its products to consumer electronics, automotive, consumer products, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices industries, as well as through a network of distributors and integrators. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $85.69
$84.90
$86.23

50 Day Range

MA: $81.88
$75.19
$85.97

52 Week Range

Now: $85.69
$45.60
$101.82

Volume

560,143 shs

Average Volume

814,538 shs

Market Capitalization

$15.13 billion

P/E Ratio

80.84

Dividend Yield

0.28%

Beta

1.64

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

Cognex's top insider investors include:
  1. Robert Willett (CEO)
  2. Theodor Krantz (Director)
  3. Laura Ann Macdonald (Insider)
  4. Dianne M Parrotte (Director)
  5. Sheila Marie Dipalma (EVP)
  6. Eugene G Banucci (Director)
  7. John J Curran (Insider)
  8. Jerry A Schneider (Director)
  9. Sheila Marie Dipalma (SVP)
  10. Jerry A Schneider (Director)
  11. Anthony Sun (Director)
  12. Carl Gerst (EVP)
  13. Patrick Alias (Director)

Who are the major institutional investors of Cognex?

Cognex's top institutional shareholders include:
  1. Welch & Forbes LLC — 0.17%
  2. Retirement Systems of Alabama — 0.16%
  3. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC — 0.16%
  4. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. — 0.04%
  5. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System — 0.03%
  6. Kopion Asset Management LLC — 0.02%

Which institutional investors are selling Cognex stock?

During the previous quarter, CGNX stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Welch & Forbes LLC
  2. Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC
  3. Contravisory Investment Management Inc.
  4. Kopion Asset Management LLC
  5. Fulcrum Equity Management
  6. State of Alaska Department of Revenue
  7. Pacer Advisors Inc.
  8. Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.
In the previous year, company insiders that have sold Cognex company stock include:
  1. Robert Willett (CEO)
  2. Theodor Krantz (Director)
  3. Laura Ann Macdonald (Insider)
  4. Dianne M Parrotte (Director)
  5. Sheila Marie Dipalma (EVP)
  6. Eugene G Banucci (Director)
  7. John J Curran (Insider)
  8. Jerry A Schneider (Director)
  9. Sheila Marie Dipalma (SVP)
  10. Jerry A Schneider (Director)

Which institutional investors are buying Cognex stock?

During the previous quarter, CGNX stock was acquired by institutional investors including:
  1. Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd
  2. Retirement Systems of Alabama
  3. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System
  4. DnB Asset Management AS
  5. FDx Advisors Inc.
  6. AdvisorNet Financial Inc
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