NASDAQ:NATI - National Instruments Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $47.61 -0.40 (-0.83 %) (As of 11/20/2018 11:18 AM ET)Previous Close$48.01Today's Range$46.7654 - $47.9552-Week Range$38.78 - $53.57Volume187,070 shsAverage Volume986,541 shsMarket Capitalization$6.62 billionP/E Ratio50.65Dividend Yield1.84%Beta0.98 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software for measurement, automation, and control; LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA, which are software add-ons to LabVIEW; LabVIEW Communications System Design Suite for wireless prototyping; LabWindows/CVI for creating test and control applications; and Measurement Studio consisting of measurement and automation add-on libraries, and additional tools for programmers. The company also provides software products, such as NI TestStand to test and measure applications in a manufacturing environment; NI VeriStand software to configure real-time testing applications; NI DIAdem, which provides technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools; NI InsightCM Enterprise for monitoring critical and ancillary rotating equipment; NI Multisim circuit design software; and NI SystemLink, a systems management software. In addition, it offers hardware products and related driver software, such as data acquisition, PXI chassis and controllers, modular instruments, image acquisition, motion control, distributed I/O, industrial communications interfaces, general purpose interface bus interfaces, embedded control hardware/software, and VME extension for instrumentation controllers. Further, the company provides NI semiconductor test systems; NI education platform comprising software, hardware, and courseware for students; software and hardware products for teaching; hardware and software maintenance services; and training and certification services. It serves advanced research, automotive, automated test equipment, consumer electronics, commercial aerospace, computers and electronics, continuous process manufacturing, education, government/defense, medical research/pharmaceutical, power/energy, semiconductors, and telecommunications industries. The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas. Receive NATI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for NATI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Prepackaged software Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:NATI Previous Symbol CUSIP63651810 Webwww.ni.com Phone512-683-0100 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.54 Quick Ratio2.84 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio50.65 Forward P/E Ratio35.27 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.29 billion Price / Sales4.89 Cash Flow$1.4216 per share Price / Cash33.49 Book Value$8.63 per share Price / Book5.52 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.94 Net Income$52.41 million Net Margins5.50% Return on Equity14.02% Return on Assets10.20% Miscellaneous Employees7,412 Outstanding Shares132,430,000Market Cap$6.62 billion OptionableOptionable National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) Frequently Asked Questions What is National Instruments' stock symbol? National Instruments trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NATI." How often does National Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Instruments? National Instruments announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 8th. View National Instruments' Dividend History. How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter? National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The technology company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The technology company had revenue of $346.13 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $342.65 million. National Instruments had a return on equity of 14.02% and a net margin of 5.50%. View National Instruments' Earnings History. When is National Instruments' next earnings date? National Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National Instruments. What price target have analysts set for NATI? 3 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for National Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate National Instruments' stock price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for National Instruments. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National Instruments? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Instruments in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for National Instruments. Has National Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about NATI stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. National Instruments earned a news impact score of -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to National Instruments include Electronic Arts (EA), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), CA (CA), Shopify (SHOP), Symantec (SYMC), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Splunk (SPLK), Synopsys (SNPS), Veeva Systems (VEEV), ANSYS (ANSS), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Temenos (TMNSF), SS&C Technologies (SSNC) and PTC (PTC). Who are National Instruments' key executives? National Instruments' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alexander M. Davern CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)Mr. Jeffrey L. Kodosky, Co-Founder & Director (Age 68)Ms. Karen M. Rapp, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50)Mr. John Charles Roiko, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)Mr. Eric Howard Starkloff, Exec. VP of Global Sales & Marketing (Age 43) Who are National Instruments' major shareholders? National Instruments' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Janus Henderson Group PLC (8.60%), BlackRock Inc. (7.42%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.38%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (2.09%), Royce & Associates LP (1.54%) and King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.52%). Company insiders that own National Instruments stock include Alexander M Davern, Duy Loan T Le, Eric Howard Starkloff, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, James J Truchard, Jeffrey L Kodosky, John Charles Roiko and Scott Arthur Rust. View Institutional Ownership Trends for National Instruments. Which major investors are selling National Instruments stock? NATI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., American Century Companies Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Teachers Advisors LLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Alexander M Davern, Eric Howard Starkloff, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, James J Truchard, Jeffrey L Kodosky, John Charles Roiko and Scott Arthur Rust. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Instruments. Which major investors are buying National Instruments stock? NATI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., BlackRock Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for National Instruments. How do I buy shares of National Instruments? Shares of NATI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is National Instruments' stock price today? One share of NATI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.9490. How big of a company is National Instruments? National Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.62 billion and generates $1.29 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $52.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.94 on an earnings per share basis. National Instruments employs 7,412 workers across the globe. What is National Instruments' official website? The official website for National Instruments is http://www.ni.com. How can I contact National Instruments? National Instruments' mailing address is 11500 NORTH MOPAC EXPRESSWAY, AUSTIN TX, 78759. The technology company can be reached via phone at 512-683-0100 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for National Instruments (NASDAQ NATI)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 203 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 196 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 399MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about National Instruments and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NATI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NATI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Models, Which is Right For You?