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CGNX Ex-Dividend Reminder - 8/31/11

By Dividend Channel Staff, Monday, August 29, 10:01 AM ET
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On 8/31/11, Cognex Corp. (NASDAQ:CGNX) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 9/16/11. As a percentage of CGNX's recent stock price of $34.86, this dividend works out to approximately 0.26%.

Below is a dividend history chart for CGNX, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 declared by Cognex Corp.:

CGNX Dividend History
Date Div*
06/01/11 0.090
03/02/11 0.080
12/01/10 0.080
09/01/10 0.060
06/02/10 0.060
03/03/10 0.050
12/02/09 0.050
09/02/09 0.050
06/03/09 0.050
03/04/09 0.150
11/25/08 0.150
08/27/08 0.150
05/28/08 0.085
02/27/08 0.085
11/14/07 0.085
08/08/07 0.085
05/09/07 0.085
02/07/07 0.085
11/08/06 0.085
08/09/06 0.085
05/11/06 0.080
05/10/06 0.080
02/08/06 0.080
11/08/05 0.080
08/03/05 0.080
05/04/05 0.080
02/09/05 0.080
11/03/04 0.080
08/04/04 0.080
05/05/04 0.060
02/18/04 0.060
11/06/03 0.060
08/27/03 0.060
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CGNX is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CGNX makes up 1.73% of the S&P SmallCap Information Technology Portfolio ETF (NASDAQ:PSCT) which is trading up by about 2% on the day Monday.

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CGNX operates in the Electronic Equipment & Products sector, among companies like Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR) which is up about 2.3% today, and Siemens (SI) trading higher by about 1.3%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of CGNX, versus EMR and SI.

CGNX,EMR,SI Relative Performance Chart

In Monday trading, Cognex Corp. shares are currently up about 3.2% on the day.


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