Cognex Corporation

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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...[Read more]


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The PE Ratio as of May 2024 (TTM) for Cognex Corporation (CGNX) is 83.63

According to Cognex Corporation’s latest financial reports and current stock price. The company's current PE Ratio is 83.63. This represents a change of -25.13% compared to the average of 111.70 of the last 4 quarters.

Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Historical PE Ratio (quarterly & annually)

How has CGNX PE Ratio performed in the past?

The mean historical PE Ratio of Cognex Corporation over the last ten years is 44.82. The current 83.63 PE Ratio has changed 18.56% with respect to the historical average. Over the past ten years (40 quarters), CGNX's PE Ratio was at its highest in in the December 2023 quarter at 159.63. The PE Ratio was at its lowest in in the June 2020 quarter at -2212.75.

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Cognex Corporation (CGNX) PE Ratio by Quarter and Year

Discovering the peaks and valleys of Cognex Corporation PE Ratio, unveiling quarterly and yearly fluctuations to gain insights into the company’s financial performance and market dynamics, offering valuable data for investors and analysts alike.

Maximum Annual Increase = 132.94%

Maximum Annual PE Ratio = 79.06

Minimum Annual Increase = -49.19%

Minimum Annual PE Ratio = 15.58

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Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Average PE Ratio

How has CGNX PE Ratio performed in the past?

The current PE Ratio of Cognex Corporation (CGNX) is greater than its 3-year, greater than its 5-year, and greater than its 10-year historical averages

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Cognex Corporation (CGNX) PE Ratio vs. Peers

How is CGNX’s PE Ratio compared to its peers?

Cognex Corporation’s PE Ratio is greater than Vontier Corporation (14.48), greater than Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (21.50), greater than ESCO Technologies Inc. (28.81), greater than MKS Instruments, Inc. (-4.92), greater than Sensata Technologies Holding plc (-440.24), greater than Fortive Corporation (29.67), less than Novanta Inc. (85.24), greater than Coherent, Inc. (-31.99), greater than II-VI Incorporated (-87.26), less than Mesa Laboratories, Inc. (635.10), greater than Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (17.90), greater than Itron, Inc. (31.16),

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