Thomas Story & Son LLC Increased Stake in Cognex Corp (CGNX)

Lloyd Doyle
April 16, 2018

This buyback authorization authorizes the scientific and technical instruments company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. National Planning Corp now owns 2,876 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company's stock worth $330,000 after buying an additional 471 shares during the last quarter. Rudman Errol M who had been investing in Cognex Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $8.72B market cap company.

The stock increased 0.72% or $2.06 during the last trading session, reaching $287.62. The shares were sold at an average price of $60.95, for a total value of $1,569,462.50. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $50.44.Cognex Corporation has volume of 1.04M shares. The stock outperformed the S&P 500 by 20.44%. Finally, OppenheimerFunds Inc. increased its position in Cognex by 63.2% in the 4th quarter. Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc bought 38,934 shares as the company's stock declined 13.83% with the market. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 16,875 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,028,531.25. Msdc Management Lp who had been investing in Coty Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.24 billion market cap company. Sotheby's (NYSE:BID) has risen 12.14% since April 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.88% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Humana (NYSE:HUM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Since October 31, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Cognex has 11 analyst reports. As per Friday, May 20, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) earned "Outperform" rating by CLSA on Monday, November 7. The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $55.41. The company was maintained on Friday, April 1 by Canaccord Genuity. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Cognex from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. On Wednesday, November 8 the firm has "Sell" rating by J.P. Morgan given. On Tuesday, April 3 the firm has "Neutral" rating given by JP Morgan.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $564,892 activity.


Investors sentiment increased to 6.53 in Q4 2017. That's change of 5.48, from 2017Q3's 1.05.

JPMorgan Chase upgraded shares of Cognex (NASDAQ:CGNX) from an underweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, April 3rd, Marketbeat reports. Investors holded 72.84 million in 2017Q3 but now own 268.44 million shares or 268.52% more.

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) is scheduled to issue its Q416 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 16th. Brown Mgmt Llc reported 6.74M shares stake. Gilder Gagnon Howe And Ltd Liability holds 0.52% or 632,128 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Limited holds 0.08% of its capital in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 95,900 shs. Swiss Bancorporation reported 638,800 shares stake. Daiwa Gru Inc holds 0.01% or 15,110 shs. Fred Alger owns 809,068 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Shares for $5.63M were sold by HAZEN SAMUEL N on Wednesday, January 31. (NYSE:HUM) to report earnings on May, 2. Gradient Invests holds 0% of its portfolio in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX) for 8 shares. Cetera Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:CGNX). Us Bancshares De accumulated 130,204 shares. Hillsdale Investment Management reported 0.06% stake.

De Burlo Group Inc, which manages about $619.44 million and $493.64M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) by 13,700 shares to 131,450 shares, valued at $5.78M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It is down 0.00% since April 16, 2017 and is. It is negative, as 29 investors sold COTY shares while 112 reduced holdings. 250.97 million shares or 4.23% less from 262.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt invested in 7,384 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Co has 57,003 shares. Matarin Cap Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 213,647 shares. Profund Advsrs Llc invested in 0.05% or 21,776 shs. Robeco Institutional Asset Bv invested in 0% or 40,680 shares. (NYSE:HCA). Raymond James Assocs has invested 0.01% in HCA Healthcare, Inc. Amalgamated Bancorporation stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Sotheby's (NYSE:BID). Northcoast Research analyst T. Hayes anticipates that the scientific and technical instruments company will earn $0.50 per share for the quarter. 285,804 are owned by Hsbc Public Limited Co. HCA Holdings had 100 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Trust Co Of Vermont accumulated 200 shares or 0% of the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 67% are positive. The company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, April 10. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Friday, February 9. (NYSE:HCA). Da Davidson & has 3,503 shares. Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can owns 142,575 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy". Needham has "Buy" rating and $47 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $22 target in Friday, November 10 report. (NYSE:HCA) rating on Thursday, October 19.

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