Shelton Capital Management boosted its position in shares of Cognex Co. (NASDAQ:CGNX) by 100.0% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 12,950 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 6,475 shares during the quarter. Shelton Capital Management’s holdings in Cognex were worth $792,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of CGNX. Cerebellum GP LLC purchased a new stake in Cognex during the fourth quarter worth $126,000. Strs Ohio purchased a new stake in Cognex during the fourth quarter worth $133,000. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC boosted its position in Cognex by 100.0% during the fourth quarter. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC now owns 2,200 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $135,000 after purchasing an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Huntington National Bank boosted its position in Cognex by 67.3% during the third quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,367 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 550 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt purchased a new stake in Cognex during the fourth quarter worth $171,000. Institutional investors own 44.37% of the company’s stock.
In other news, Director Patrick Alias sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $143.54, for a total value of $717,700.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 5.60% of the company’s stock.
Cognex Co. (CGNX) opened at $55.02 on Friday. Cognex Co. has a 1-year low of $34.33 and a 1-year high of $72.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $9,290.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.61 and a beta of 1.44.
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Cognex Corporation (Cognex) is a provider of machine vision products that capture and analyze visual information in order to automate tasks, primarily in manufacturing processes, where vision is required. The Company operates through the machine vision technology segment. The Company’s machine vision products are used to automate the manufacture and tracking of discrete items, such as mobile phones, aspirin bottles and automobile tires, by locating, identifying, inspecting and measuring them during the manufacturing or distribution process.
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