SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
ALIAS PATRICK

(Last) (First) (Middle)
ONE VISION DRIVE

(Street)
NATICK MA 01760

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
COGNEX CORP [ CGNX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/30/2019
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 10/30/2019 M 10,000 A $10.5275 10,000 D
Common Stock 10/30/2019 S 10,000 D $51.0953 0 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $10.5275 10/30/2019 M 10,000 02/13/2014 02/13/2023 Common Stock 10,000 $0.0 10,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $1.875 12/16/1997 12/14/2008 Common Stock 1,600,000 1,600,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $3.9298 04/21/2000 06/03/2008 Common Stock 600,000 600,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $4 12/15/1999 12/15/2008 Common Stock 48,000 48,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $4.675 02/19/2009 02/19/2018 Common Stock 13,500 13,500 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $6.255 01/01/2006 01/10/2015 Common Stock 30,000 30,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $7.2385 04/27/2003 04/27/2014 Common Stock 121,600 121,600 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $7.345 (1) 01/30/2016 Common Stock 30,000 30,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $8.2438 01/01/2005 04/22/2014 Common Stock 13,332 13,332 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $16.72 02/12/2017 02/12/2026 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $19.655 02/18/2015 02/18/2024 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $20.625 02/17/2016 02/17/2025 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $38.39 02/21/2018 02/21/2027 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $51.49 02/19/2020 02/19/2029 Common Stock 35,000 35,000 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (right to buy) $56.44 02/20/2019 02/20/2028 Common Stock 17,500 17,500 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. This option vests in four equal annual installments commencing on January 1, 2007.
Patrick Alias 10/31/2019
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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