Cognex Corporation

Cognex Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of products that incorporate sophisticated machine vision technology that gives them the ability to "see." Cognex products include barcode readers, machine vision sensors and machine vision systems that are used in factories, warehouses and distribution centers around the world to guide, gauge, inspect, identify and assure the quality of items during the manufacturing and distribution process. 
Natick, US
Size (employees)
1,421 (est)+9%
Cognex Corporation was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, US

Cognex Corporation Office Locations

Cognex Corporation has offices in Natick, Seoul, Milan, Detroit and in 15 other locations
Natick, US (HQ)
1 Vision Dr

Cognex Corporation Data and Metrics

Cognex Corporation Financial Metrics

Cognex Corporation's revenue was reported to be $520.8 m in FY, 2016 which is a 16% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

520.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

405.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

149.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

160.8 m

Market capitalization (26-Jun-2017)

8 b

Closing share price (26-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

79.6 m
Cognex Corporation's current market capitalization is $8 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


353.9 m486.3 m450.6 m520.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

84.1 m121 m102.6 m115.6 m

Gross profit

269.8 m365.3 m348 m405.2 m

Gross profit Margin, %



86.4 m143.7 m121.5 m160.8 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

87.9 m147.4 m127 m168.8 m

Net Income

73.6 m121.5 m187.1 m149.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


40.6 m55.7 m52 m79.6 m


25.7 m35.5 m37.3 m27 m

Current Assets

332.1 m264.6 m451.6 m526.3 m


37.1 m47.9 m53.3 m54 m


81.7 m81.7 m81.4 m95.3 m

Total Assets

709.7 m821.7 m887.8 m1 b

Accounts Payable

9.5 m19.1 m7.9 m9.8 m

Current Liabilities

61 m80.7 m54 m65.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

211.4 m251.7 m311 m375 m

Retained Earnings

462.1 m523.9 m566.6 m643.8 m

Total Equity

643.9 m825.7 m962.6 m

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

73.6 m121.5 m187.1 m149.6 m

Depreciation and Amortization

7.3 m8.4 m4.8 m

Accounts Receivable

(11 m)(915 k)(4 m)(13 m)


666 k(12 m)(9.5 m)10.4 m

Accounts Payable

10.9 m(8.9 m)2.1 m

Cash From Operating Activities

95.5 m156 m118.4 m182.1 m

Purchases of PP&E

(9.6 m)(20.9 m)(18.2 m)(12.8 m)

Capital Expenditures

482 k

Cash From Investing Activities

(88.1 m)(104.1 m)(10.5 m)(121.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(12.5 m)(34.9 m)(106.9 m)(29.2 m)

Free Cash Flow

117.9 m
USDY, 2016


399 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

Cognex Corporation Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Patents Issued


Patents Pending


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