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. 
Company Growth (employees)
Natick, US
Size (employees)
1,421 (est)
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 39 other locations
Natick, US (HQ)
1 Vision Dr
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Cognex Corporation Financials and Metrics

Cognex Corporation Financials

Cognex Corporation's revenue was reported to be $520.8 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q2, 2017)

172.9 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2017)

135.4 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2017), %


Net income (Q2, 2017)

56.1 m

EBIT (Q2, 2017)

59.5 m

Market capitalization (13-Dec-2017)

11.2 b

Cash (07-Feb-2017)

68.3 m
Cognex Corporation's current market capitalization is $11.2 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
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


90.8 m90.9 m108.8 m169.4 m107.6 m113.4 m143.8 m148 m96.2 m147.3 m134.9 m172.9 m

Cost of goods sold

21.3 m21.1 m25.8 m44.3 m26.3 m28 m30.5 m32.7 m21 m35.2 m28.2 m37.5 m

Gross profit

69.4 m69.8 m83 m125 m81.3 m85.5 m113.3 m115.2 m75.2 m112.1 m106.7 m135.4 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


40.6 m55.7 m52 m79.6 m

Accounts Receivable

6.7 m


25.7 m35.5 m37.3 m27 m

Current Assets

332.1 m264.6 m451.6 m526.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017


30.4 m42.5 m40.2 m38.2 m79.6 m36 m61.7 m61.1 m79.9 m54.9 m92.4 m68.3 m


27.6 m28.4 m30.7 m31.2 m39.8 m48.5 m39.4 m27.2 m35.6 m25.9 m32.6 m36.5 m

Current Assets

319.1 m189.9 m268.3 m257.7 m486.1 m310 m490.1 m530.8 m492.9 m485.7 m593.9 m581.8 m


35.6 m37.8 m38.3 m39.3 m51.1 m48.7 m49.9 m55.7 m53.4 m53.4 m57.3 m61.2 m
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)(13.3 m)


666 k(12 m)(9.5 m)10.4 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017

Net Income

25.9 m50.4 m168.3 m20.5 m64.2 m111.3 m14.9 m57.6 m45.7 m101.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

3.8 m4.8 m3.1 m6.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(31.4 m)(5.4 m)(37.8 m)(1 m)(17.7 m)(2.2 m)(18.8 m)


(11.4 m)(11.2 m)10.8 m2.6 m12 m(5.4 m)(7.7 m)
USDY, 2017


121.7 k

Financial Leverage

1.1 x
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Cognex Corporation Operating Metrics

Cognex Corporation's Backlog was reported to be $39.3 m in FY, 2016, which is a 46% increase from the previous period. Cognex Corporation's Units Shipped was reported to be 1 m in Q1, 2017
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017


$36.04 m$27.02 m$39.34 m

Patents Issued


Patents Pending



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