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CGNX Cognex dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Cognex's most recent quarterly dividend of $0.065 per share was on Aug 18, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized payout of $0.26 per share represents a current dividend yield of 0.63%.

Key dates

  • CGNX last dividend date: Aug 18, 2022
  • CGNX next dividend date: Not announced
CGNX dividend stats
DPS
$0.26
Dividend yield
0.63%
Payout ratio
17.4%
vs. Technology sector
Dividend yield
1.73%
Payout ratio
28%

Dividend yield

What is Cognex current dividend yield

CGNX has a dividend yield of 0.63% which is below the Technology sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Technology sector average of 1.73%, Cognex's dividend yield is 64% lower. Historically CGNX's dividend yield has averaged at 0.4% in the last 5 years, which is below the current yield.

Dividend history

What is CGNX dividend payout history and dates

Cognex has a dividend history dating as far as 2003, but lately the company has recorded seven consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of CGNX show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 8% for the last twelve months. And since the stock price has gone down by 49% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 114%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 18, 2022 Sep 2, 2022 Aug 2, 2022 $0.065 normal
May 19, 2022 Jun 3, 2022 May 5, 2022 $0.065 normal
Mar 3, 2022 Mar 18, 2022 Feb 17, 2022 $0.065 normal
Nov 18, 2021 Dec 3, 2021 Nov 4, 2021 $0.065 normal
Aug 19, 2021 Sep 3, 2021 Aug 5, 2021 $0.06 normal
May 20, 2021 Jun 4, 2021 May 6, 2021 $0.06 normal
Feb 25, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Feb 11, 2021 $0.06 normal
Dec 11, 2020 Dec 28, 2020 Dec 3, 2020 $2 special
Nov 12, 2020 Nov 27, 2020 Oct 28, 2020 $0.06 normal
Aug 13, 2020 Aug 28, 2020 Jul 29, 2020 $0.055 normal
May 14, 2020 May 29, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 $0.055 normal
Feb 27, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Feb 13, 2020 $0.055 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Nov 29, 2019 Oct 28, 2019 $0.055 normal
Aug 15, 2019 Aug 30, 2019 Jul 29, 2019 $0.05 normal
May 16, 2019 May 31, 2019 Apr 29, 2019 $0.05 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 14, 2019 $0.05 normal
Nov 15, 2018 Nov 30, 2018 Oct 29, 2018 $0.05 normal
Aug 16, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Jul 30, 2018 $0.045 normal
May 17, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 $0.045 normal
Mar 1, 2018 Mar 16, 2018 Feb 14, 2018 $0.045 normal
Nov 16, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Oct 30, 2017 $0.045 normal
Aug 16, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Jul 31, 2017 $0.043 normal
May 31, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 May 1, 2017 $0.043 normal
Mar 1, 2017 Mar 17, 2017 Feb 15, 2017 $0.038 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Dec 16, 2016 Oct 31, 2016 $0.038 normal
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Aug 1, 2016 $0.038 normal
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 May 2, 2016 $0.038 normal
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 Feb 9, 2016 $0.035 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Dec 18, 2015 Nov 2, 2015 $0.035 normal

Cognex dividend payout ratio

What is Cognex dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

CGNX has a payout ratio of 17.4% which is lower than the Technology sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Technology sector average of 28%, Cognex's payout ratio is 38% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

CGNX dividend vs peer dividends

How does CGNX dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
HURC Hurco Companies Inc 2.62% $0.59 44.4%
MKSI Mks Instruments Inc 1.06% $0.88 8.8%
AME Ametek Inc 0.76% $0.86 18.1%
ROP Roper Technologies Inc 0.67% $2.42 8.9%
CGNX Cognex Corp 0.63% $0.26 17.4%
DHR Danaher Corp 0.37% $0.96 11.1%

Frequently asked questions

Does Cognex pay a dividend?

Yes, Cognex has been paying dividends for the last seven years.

When is Cognex's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of CGNX's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in November 2022.

When was CGNX's last dividend?

Cognex's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 18, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.065 per share.

How much dividend does Cognex pay (per share)?

On an annual basis CGNX pays $0.26 per share.

What is Cognex's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of Cognex is 0.63%.

How often does Cognex pay dividends?

Cognex pays dividends quarterly.

What is Cognex's dividend payout ratio?

Cognex's dividend payout ratio is 17.4%.

Does Cognex pay a good dividend?

Cognex's dividend yield is below the Technology sector average.