Technical Analysis for CGNX - Cognex Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 85.34 -0.49% -0.42
CGNX closed down 0.49 percent on Friday, April 28, 2017, on approximately normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Earnings due: May 1

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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Apr 28 NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Apr 26 Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.89%
Apr 26 Stochastic Reached Overbought Other 0.89%
Apr 19 NR7 Range Contraction 4.96%
Apr 19 NR7-2 Range Contraction 4.96%
Apr 19 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 4.96%
Apr 18 NR7 Range Contraction 5.62%
Apr 18 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 5.62%
Apr 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 5.22%
Apr 13 New Downtrend Bearish 6.90%

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Cognex Corporation provides machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information to automate tasks primarily in manufacturing processes. It operates in two divisions, Modular Vision Systems and Surface Inspection Systems. The Modular Vision Systems division develops, manufactures, and markets modular vision systems that are used to automate the manufacture of discrete items, such as cellular phones, aspirin bottles, and automobile wheels by locating, identifying, inspecting, and measuring them during the manufacturing and distributing process. The Surface Inspection Systems division develops, manufactures, and markets surface inspection vision systems that are used to inspect the surfaces of materials processed in a continuous fashion, including metals, papers, nonwoven, plastics, and glass. The company serves customers in factory automation, semiconductor and electronics capital equipment, and surface inspection markets. Cognex Corporation sells its products through direct sales force, as well as through a network of integration and distribution partners worldwide. The company was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Natick, Massachusetts.
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 86.88
52 Week Low 38.24
Average Volume 736,939
200-Day Moving Average 62.1805
50-Day Moving Average 80.865
20-Day Moving Average 83.3125
10-Day Moving Average 83.437
Average True Range 1.7148
ADX 22.98
+DI 25.5
-DI: 16.0
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 81.7356
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 84.6144
Upper Bollinger Band 86.6392
Lower Bollinger Band 79.9858
Percent B (%b) 0.8
Bandwidth 0.079861