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CGNX Insider Trading (Cognex)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.10%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $138,000.00
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $4,367,095.00

Cognex Insider Trading History Chart

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Cognex Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $47.86
Price Change: Price Increase of +1.87 (4.07%)
As of 08/10/2022 04:41 PM ET

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Cognex Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
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  
12/11/2019Robert J. WillettCEOSell70,000$51.82$3,627,400.0070,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/26/2019Robert J. WillettCEOSell100,000$50.49$5,049,000.00100,000View SEC Filing Icon  
11/8/2019Robert J. WillettCEOSell143,294$53.16$7,617,509.04143,294View SEC Filing Icon  
11/6/2019Robert J. WillettCEOSell19,408$53.86$1,045,314.8819,408View SEC Filing Icon  
11/1/2019Sheila Marie DipalmaSVPSell79,500$51.81$4,118,895.0010,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/31/2019Laura Ann MacdonaldInsiderSell24,000$51.35$1,232,400.0024,000View SEC Filing Icon  
10/30/2019Theodor KrantzDirectorSell30,000$51.87$1,556,100.0052,500View SEC Filing Icon  
8/13/2019Dianne M. ParrotteDirectorSell900$45.00$40,500.0019,700View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX)

88.85% 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
8/9/2022Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp1,062,853$45.19M0.1%+2.4%0.613%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2022Swiss National Bank754,480$32.08M0.0%-1.5%0.435%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2022Pictet Asset Management SA70,635$3M0.0%-1.2%0.041%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2022Lazard Asset Management LLC3,481,515$148.03M0.2%+183.5%2.008%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2022Shell Asset Management Co.55,913$2.38M0.1%-8.6%0.032%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Duality Advisers LP26,352$1.12M0.1%N/A0.015%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Advisors Asset Management Inc.12,068$0.51M0.0%-16.1%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Walleye Capital LLC27,754$1.18M0.0%N/A0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Lmcg Investments LLC10,695$0.46M0.0%+28.9%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.53,310$2.27M0.0%-3.3%0.031%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Texas Permanent School Fund125,932$5.36M0.1%+0.5%0.073%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022State of Michigan Retirement System44,153$1.88M0.0%-1.6%0.025%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2022Y Intercept Hong Kong Ltd41,092$1.75M0.2%N/A0.024%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System207,651$8.83M0.0%-2.4%0.120%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022M&T Bank Corp64,234$1.99M0.0%+50.0%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022M. Kulyk & Associates LLC56,974$2.42M0.8%+8.7%0.033%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022Pinebridge Investments L.P.41,548$1.77M0.0%-9.5%0.024%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC1,544$66K0.0%-15.0%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund10,575$0.45M0.0%+114.4%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022LA Financiere DE L Echiquier154,500$6.57M0.4%+7.5%0.089%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022TimesSquare Capital Management LLC165,400$7.03M0.1%-6.0%0.095%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022Montanaro Asset Management Ltd584,200$24.84M3.7%+0.9%0.337%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022Buckhead Capital Management LLC5,435$0.23M0.1%-52.3%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2022abrdn plc16,583$0.70M0.0%+11.4%0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC4,316$0.18M0.0%+22.4%0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Royce & Associates LP693,034$29.47M0.3%+2.9%0.399%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Fifth Third Bancorp792$34K0.0%-33.1%0.000%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC29,081$1.24M0.0%-1.0%0.017%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022GW Henssler & Associates Ltd.5,767$0.25M0.0%N/A0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Independent Advisor Alliance7,554$0.32M0.0%+6.5%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Aviva PLC52,349$2.23M0.0%+58.1%0.030%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. Ltd.45,129$1.92M0.0%+2.1%0.026%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2022TD Asset Management Inc.540,576$22.99M0.0%+4.8%0.311%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Envestnet Asset Management Inc.191,319$8.14M0.0%-3.4%0.110%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Van ECK Associates Corp19,416$0.83M0.0%-3.1%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Stephens Investment Management Group LLC871,897$37.07M0.7%-0.1%0.502%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Stephens Inc. AR5,413$0.23M0.0%+71.3%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Nisa Investment Advisors LLC38,565$1.64M0.0%+1.8%0.022%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Assetmark Inc.1,656$70K0.0%+375.9%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Retirement Systems of Alabama228,870$9.73M0.0%-1.3%0.132%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022IQ EQ FUND MANAGEMENT IRELAND Ltd41,975$1.79M0.4%+6.4%0.024%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale1,174,329$50.44M0.1%+41.5%0.676%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022FDx Advisors Inc.10,010$0.43M0.0%-8.2%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Candriam S.C.A.8,671$0.37M0.0%-22.4%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Sciencast Management LP4,220$0.21M0.0%N/A0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Handelsbanken Fonder AB213,084$9.06M0.1%+1.0%0.123%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/3/2022Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.105,058$4.47M0.0%-15.1%0.060%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Geneva Capital Management LLC152,895$6.50M0.1%-1.7%0.088%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Aigen Investment Management LP12,694$0.54M0.1%-42.5%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Treasurer of the State of North Carolina75,773$3.22M0.0%+20.3%0.044%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Banque Cantonale Vaudoise6,616$0.28M0.0%+3.7%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022C WorldWide Group Holding A S70,491$3M0.0%+11.5%0.041%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Comerica Bank94,619$4.45M0.0%-1.6%0.054%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Pinnacle Associates Ltd.602,255$25.61M0.6%-0.2%0.347%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Centaurus Financial Inc.11,938$0.51M0.1%+6.6%0.007%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022First Horizon Advisors Inc.1,554$66K0.0%+183.6%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2022Tobam716$30K0.0%N/A0.000%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022Oak Thistle LLC9,189$0.39M0.8%N/A0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022US Bancorp DE109,534$4.66M0.0%+0.4%0.063%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022Victory Capital Management Inc.86,103$3.66M0.0%-0.9%0.050%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022ProShare Advisors LLC10,072$0.43M0.0%-29.5%0.006%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022Profund Advisors LLC6,880$0.29M0.0%-23.2%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2022Yousif Capital Management LLC97,212$4.13M0.1%+4.2%0.056%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co4,445$0.19M0.0%-33.5%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022SG Americas Securities LLC66,819$2.84M0.0%-37.8%0.038%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.15,614$0.66M0.0%-18.1%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022Russell Investments Group Ltd.80,126$3.44M0.0%+3.2%0.046%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/29/2022Asset Management One Co. Ltd.73,977$3.15M0.0%+3.9%0.043%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2022Arizona State Retirement System48,539$2.06M0.0%-1.4%0.028%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2022National Bank of Canada FI19,282$0.84M0.0%+16.2%0.011%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2022CWM LLC2,424$0.10M0.0%+20.2%0.001%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2022Slow Capital Inc.42,414$1.80M0.4%+27.1%0.024%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/27/2022Park Avenue Securities LLC8,618$0.37M0.0%-8.7%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/27/2022Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.40,144$1.71M0.0%+78.8%0.023%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/27/2022Vontobel Holding Ltd.64,972$2.86M0.0%+18.8%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/27/2022Sturgeon Ventures LLP37,194$1.58M1.1%+21.1%0.021%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd.27,704$1.18M0.0%N/A0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022Dupont Capital Management Corp31,550$1.34M0.1%+37.4%0.018%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022XXEC Inc.70,216$2.99M2.4%+24.3%0.040%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022Wilkinson Global Asset Management LLC15,180$0.65M0.1%-95.7%0.009%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022KBC Group NV38,747$1.65M0.0%+13.5%0.022%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2022Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.1,948,241$82.84M0.1%+32.1%1.121%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/25/2022Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC2,047,374$87.05M0.1%+9.8%1.178%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/25/2022Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund67,477$2.87M0.0%-11.7%0.039%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/25/2022Front Street Capital Management Inc.957,483$40.71M9.7%+7.7%0.551%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/25/2022Legacy Advisors LLC6,136$0.26M0.1%+102.2%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/22/2022Conestoga Capital Advisors LLC258,852$11.01M0.2%-0.3%0.149%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/22/2022Truist Financial Corp63,580$2.70M0.0%-20.1%0.037%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/22/2022Artemis Investment Management LLP356,500$15.19M0.2%-5.3%0.205%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/21/2022Arcadia Investment Management Corp MI2,636$0.11M0.0%-77.6%0.002%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/21/2022New Mexico Educational Retirement Board27,356$1.16M0.1%-25.0%0.016%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/21/2022Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc.386,282$16.43M0.9%-2.5%0.222%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Peregrine Capital Management LLC24,162$1.03M0.0%+14.2%0.014%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC170,200$7.24M1.7%N/A0.098%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Fort Pitt Capital Group LLC518,988$22.07M1.0%+5.8%0.299%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Exchange Traded Concepts LLC7,052$0.30M0.0%+6.3%0.004%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Values First Advisors Inc.31,033$1.32M0.9%+18.7%0.018%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/20/2022Northstar Asset Management LLC5,625$0.24M0.1%-16.4%0.003%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/19/2022Commonwealth Equity Services LLC17,569$0.75M0.0%-4.1%0.010%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/19/2022Icon Wealth Partners LLC8,326$0.35M0.0%-16.0%0.005%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
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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; QuickBuild that allows customers to build vision applications with a graphical, flowchart-based programming interface; and Cognex deep learning vision software. It also provides a range of inspection tasks, including part location, identification, measurement, assembly verification, and robotic guidance; vision sensors for vision applications, such as checking the presence and size of parts; and the In-Sight product line of vision systems and sensors. In addition, the company offers DataMan, an 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. Cognex Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.
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Today's Range

Now: $47.86
Low: $46.83
High: $48.25

50 Day Range

MA: $45.96
Low: $42.25
High: $50.98

52 Week Range

Now: $47.86
Low: $41.69
High: $92.17

Volume

27,925 shs

Average Volume

1,061,371 shs

Market Capitalization

$8.30 billion

P/E Ratio

32.78

Dividend Yield

0.54%

Beta

1.66

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. Dianne M Parrotte (Director)
  4. Sheila Marie Dipalma (EVP)
  5. Eugene G Banucci (Director)
  6. Jerry A Schneider (Director)
  7. Robert Willett (CEO)
  8. Carl Gerst (EVP)
  9. Patrick Alias (Director)
  10. 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. Lazard Asset Management LLC — 2.01%
  2. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC — 1.18%
  3. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. — 1.12%
  4. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale — 0.68%
  5. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp — 0.61%
  6. Front Street Capital Management Inc. — 0.55%
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. Wilkinson Global Asset Management LLC
  2. SG Americas Securities LLC
  3. Artemis Investment Management LLP
  4. Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V.
  5. Truist Financial Corp
  6. Swiss National Bank
  7. TimesSquare Capital Management LLC
  8. Beacon Investment Advisory Services Inc.
In the previous year, company insiders that have sold Cognex company stock include:
  1. Anthony Sun (Director)
  2. Theodor Krantz (Director)
  3. Dianne M Parrotte (Director)
Learn More investors selling Cognex stock.

Which institutional investors are buying Cognex stock?

During the previous quarter, CGNX stock was acquired by institutional investors including:
  1. Lazard Asset Management LLC
  2. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.
  3. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale
  4. Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC
  5. Hunter Perkins Capital Management LLC
  6. Kopion Asset Management LLC
  7. Front Street Capital Management Inc.
  8. Foster Victor Wealth Advisors LLC
Investor Alert: Argentina Loaded With "White Gold" Opportunity
Experts expect the global lithium market to grow by 500% due to the explosion of electric vehicles and green energy. And one small-cap company just snagged a large lithium deposit in a renowned South American location.
Read about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity