NATICK, MA, USA July 13, 2009
Cognex Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
NATICK, MA, July 13, 2009 — Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) will release earnings for the second quarter of 2009 on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 after the market closes and will host a conference call that same day at 5:00 p.m. eastern time. The earnings release and conference call are scheduled to coincide with the company’s expected filing of its Form 10-Q for the quarter ending July 5, 2009.
The telephone number for the live call is 866-219-5268 (or 703-639-1120 if outside the United States). A replay will begin at approximately 8:00 p.m. eastern time on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 and will run continuously until 11:59 p.m. eastern time on Saturday, August 8, 2009. The telephone number for the replay is 888-266-2081 (or 703-925-2533 if outside the United States). The access code for the live call and the replay is 1371602.
A real-time audio broadcast of the conference call as well as an archive of the call is available on Cognex’s website at http://www.cognex.com/Investor.
Certain statements made in this press release, which do not relate solely to historical matters, are forward-looking statements. These statements can be identified by use of the words “expects,” “anticipates,” ”estimates,” “believes,” “projects,” “intends,” “plans,” “will,” “may,” “shall,” “could,” and similar words. These forward-looking statements, which include statements regarding business and market trends, and the company’s curtailment of spending, strategic plans and financial outlook, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Such risks and uncertainties include: (1) current and future conditions in the global economy; (2) the cyclicality of the semiconductor and electronics industries; (3) the inability to achieve significant international revenue; (4) fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates; (5) the loss of, or a significant curtailment of purchases by, a large customer; (6) the reliance upon key suppliers to manufacture and deliver critical components for Cognex products; (7) the inability to attract and retain skilled employees; (8) the inability to design and manufacture high-quality products; (9) the technological obsolescence of current products and the inability to develop new products; (10) the failure to effectively manage product transitions or accurately forecast customer demand; (11) the failure to properly manage the distribution of products and services; (12) the inability to protect Cognex proprietary technology and intellectual property; (13) Cognex’s involvement in time-consuming and costly litigation; (14) the impact of competitive pressures; (15) the challenges in integrating and achieving expected results from acquired businesses; (16) potential impairment charges with respect to our investments or for acquired intangible assets or goodwill; (17) potential disruption to Cognex’s business from its restructuring programs; (18) exposure to additional tax liabilities; and (19) the other risks detailed in Cognex reports filed with the SEC, including its Form 10-K for the fiscal year 2008. You should not place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Cognex disclaims any obligation to update forward-looking statements after the date of such statements.
Director of Investor Relations
Phone: (508) 650-3353