Technical Analysis for CGNX - Cognex Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
C 77.865 -1.30% -1.03
CGNX closed down 1.24 percent on Thursday, May 6, 2021, on 1.26 times normal volume. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Down Down
Historical CGNX trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
MACD Bearish Centerline Cross Bearish -1.30%
Lower Bollinger Band Walk Weakness -1.30%
Earnings Movers Other -1.30%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other -1.30%
Below Lower BB Weakness -1.30%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness -1.30%
Down 4 Days in a Row Weakness -1.30%
Down 5 Days in a Row Weakness -1.30%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness -1.30%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness -1.30%
Older End-of-Day Signals for CGNX ...

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Down 2 % about 2 hours ago
Fell Below Previous Day's Low about 4 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 4 hours ago
Up 1% about 7 hours ago
Rose Above Lower Bollinger Band about 7 hours ago
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Cognex Corporation Description

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.


Sector: Technology
Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
Keywords: Semiconductor Plastics Manufacturing Process Wheels Automation Capital Equipment Manufacturing Processes Vision Systems Machine Vision Inspection Systems Aspirin Vision Products

Is CGNX a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 101.82
52 Week Low 53.08
Average Volume 753,747
200-Day Moving Average 75.61
50-Day Moving Average 82.50
20-Day Moving Average 84.75
10-Day Moving Average 84.60
Average True Range 2.36
ADX 18.83
+DI 15.37
-DI 36.14
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 81.77
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 84.48
Upper Bollinger Band 89.80
Lower Bollinger Band 79.69
Percent B (%b) -0.08
BandWidth 11.93
MACD Line -0.41
MACD Signal Line 0.53
MACD Histogram -0.9451
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 13.78 Billion
Num Shares 175 Million
EPS 1.06
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 74.49
Price-to-Sales 17.31
Price-to-Book 8.64
PEG Ratio 2.04
Dividend 0.23
Dividend Yield 0.29%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 83.23
Resistance 3 (R3) 83.22 81.75 82.51
Resistance 2 (R2) 81.75 80.64 81.76 82.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 80.32 79.96 79.59 80.34 82.03
Pivot Point 78.86 78.86 78.49 78.86 78.86
Support 1 (S1) 77.43 77.75 76.69 77.44 75.75
Support 2 (S2) 75.96 77.07 75.97 75.51
Support 3 (S3) 74.53 75.96 75.27
Support 4 (S4) 74.55