Cognex Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.11 per share scheduled for December 14,
2012. Shareholders who purchased CGNX stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that CGNX has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $34.49, the dividend yield is 1.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CGNX was $34.49,
representing a -23.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.80 and
a 17.95% increase over the 52 week low of $29.24.
CGNX is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Canon, Inc. (
) and Danaher Corporation (
). CGNX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports CGNX's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -5.52%, compared to an
industry average of -1.8%.
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