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)
Type
Public
HQ
Natick, US
Founded
1981
Size (employees)
1,421 (est)
Website
cognex.com
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
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Cognex Corporation Data and Metrics

Cognex Corporation Financial Metrics

Cognex Corporation's revenue was reported to be $134.9 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

134.9 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

106.7 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

79%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

45.7 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

37.4 m

Market capitalization (15-Aug-2017)

9.3 b

Cash (02-Apr-2017)

92.4 m
Cognex Corporation's current market capitalization is $9.3 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

353.9 m486.3 m450.6 m520.8 m

Revenue growth, %

37%(7%)16%

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, %

76%75%77%78%

General and administrative expense

166.1 m

Operating expense total

166.1 m

EBIT

86.4 m143.7 m121.5 m160.8 m

EBIT margin, %

24%30%27%31%

Pre tax profit

87.9 m147.4 m127 m168.8 m

Income tax expense

14.3 m25.9 m19.3 m19 m

Net Income

73.6 m121.5 m187.1 m149.6 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

108.8 m169.4 m113.4 m143.8 m107.6 m96.2 m147.3 m148 m134.9 m

Cost of goods sold

25.8 m44.3 m28 m30.5 m26.3 m21 m35.2 m32.7 m28.2 m

Gross profit

83 m125 m85.5 m113.3 m81.3 m75.2 m112.1 m115.2 m106.7 m

Gross profit Margin, %

76%74%75%79%76%78%76%78%79%

General and administrative expense

38.7 m47.1 m43.5 m43.2 m35.8 m38.3 m42.7 m42.1 m46.5 m

Operating expense total

38.7 m47.1 m43.5 m43.2 m35.8 m38.3 m42.7 m42.1 m46.5 m

EBIT

30.7 m59.4 m23.9 m51.8 m28.5 m16.3 m49.7 m54.5 m37.4 m

EBIT margin, %

28%35%21%36%26%17%34%37%28%

Pre tax profit

31.4 m61.1 m24.9 m39.4 m

Income tax expense

5.4 m10.7 m4.4 m(6.2 m)

Net Income

25.9 m50.4 m20.5 m64.2 m168.3 m14.9 m57.6 m111.3 m45.7 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

40.6 m55.7 m52 m79.6 m

Accounts Receivable

6.7 m

Inventories

25.7 m35.5 m37.3 m27 m

Current Assets

332.1 m264.6 m451.6 m526.3 m

PP&E

37.1 m47.9 m53.3 m54 m

Goodwill

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

Total Liabilities

76 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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

40.2 m38.2 m36 m61.7 m79.6 m79.9 m54.9 m61.1 m92.4 m

Inventories

30.7 m31.2 m48.5 m39.4 m39.8 m35.6 m25.9 m27.2 m32.6 m

Current Assets

268.3 m257.7 m310 m490.1 m486.1 m492.9 m485.7 m530.8 m593.9 m

PP&E

38.3 m39.3 m48.7 m49.9 m51.1 m53.4 m53.4 m55.7 m57.3 m

Goodwill

81.7 m81.7 m81.7 m77.4 m81.4 m81.4 m81.4 m82.8 m95.3 m

Total Assets

760.5 m816.4 m838.3 m878.2 m887.4 m913.6 m964.4 m1 b1.1 b

Accounts Payable

15.3 m13.3 m13.3 m15.2 m10 m10.3 m14.2 m10.1 m17.1 m

Current Liabilities

74.1 m78.5 m66.9 m80.5 m67.8 m54.3 m69.2 m69.1 m75.5 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

231.9 m245.7 m272.1 m294.2 m306.3 m321.3 m331 m350 m411.7 m

Retained Earnings

479.6 m521.8 m544.4 m546.2 m553.8 m575.5 m603.2 m640.2 m652.9 m

Total Equity

793.1 m812.8 m850.7 m886.6 m943.9 m1 b

Financial Leverage

1.1 x1.1 x1.1 x1.1 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)(13.3 m)

Inventories

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 m182.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

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

Depreciation and Amortization

4.8 m3.8 m3.1 m

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

(11.2 m)(11.4 m)2.6 m12 m10.8 m(5.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(6.8 m)2.2 m6.2 m2.1 m7.2 m

Cash From Operating Activities

8.6 m74.1 m27.6 m49.3 m106.7 m47.7 m

Purchases of PP&E

(9.5 m)(13 m)(2.2 m)(5.3 m)(10.5 m)(6.1 m)

Capital Expenditures

482 k482 k

Cash From Investing Activities

9.9 m53.9 m1.5 m(34.2 m)(82.8 m)(28.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(11.1 m)(101.1 m)(12.7 m)(14.9 m)(7.4 m)

Free Cash Flow

8.2 m73.6 m27.6 m49.3 m106.7 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

1.1 x

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

Backlog

$36.04 m$27.02 m$39.34 m

Patents Issued

403437571

Patents Pending

330358415

Distributors

522488468

Units Shipped

1 m

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