NASDAQ:NATI - National Instruments Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $39.45 -0.57 (-1.42 %) (As of 05/24/2019 01:39 AM ET)Previous Close$40.02Today's Range$39.26 - $39.9652-Week Range$39.26 - $51.00Volume446,800 shsAverage Volume634,653 shsMarket Capitalization$5.20 billionP/E Ratio29.44Dividend Yield2.50%Beta0.8 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email National Instruments Corporation provides a software-centric platform and systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. Its programming environments software includes LabVIEW, a graphical application software package to visualize hardware configuration, measurement data, and debugging of application; LabWindows/CVI, an ANSI C integrated development environment and engineering toolbox with built-in libraries for measurement, analysis, and engineering UI design; and NI Measurement Studio, a suite of .NET tools designed for building engineering applications in Microsoft Visual Studio to acquire, analyze, and display measurement data. The company's application software comprises TestStand, which is used for automated test and measurement applications in a manufacturing environment; VeriStand, a ready-to-use software environment for configuring real-time testing applications; Flexlogger for quick sensor configuration and data logging of mixed signals to verify electromechanical systems; and InsightCM Enterprise, a software solution with integrated hardware options for monitoring ancillary rotating equipment. Its systems and data management software include DIAdem, which is configuration-based technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools to mine and analyze engineering and measurement data; and SystemLink, a systems management software that enables the mass coordination of connected devices, software deployments, and data communications throughout a distributed system. The company also offers PXI hardware form factor that combines PC software and PCI hardware with advanced instrumentation capabilities; NI C-series data acquisition and control products; and NI semiconductor test systems, as well as software and hardware maintenance, and training and certification services. It serves semiconductor, transportation, and aerospace and defense industries, as well as government agencies. 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 CIK935494 Webhttp://www.ni.com/ Phone512-683-0100Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.36 Quick Ratio2.64Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.44 Forward P/E Ratio28.80 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.36 billion Price / Sales3.83 Cash Flow$1.8556 per share Price / Cash Flow21.26 Book Value$9.11 per share Price / Book4.33Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.34 Net Income$155.06 million Net Margins11.34% Return on Equity15.19% Return on Assets11.11%Miscellaneous Employees7,263 Outstanding Shares131,866,000Market Cap$5.20 billion Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated) 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Investors of record on Monday, May 13th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 10th. View National Instruments' Dividend History. How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter? National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April, 30th. The technology company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.01. The technology company earned $311.07 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $321.25 million. National Instruments had a return on equity of 15.19% and a net margin of 11.34%. View National Instruments' Earnings History. When is National Instruments' next earnings date? National Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National Instruments. What guidance has National Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings? National Instruments updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.28-0.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.35. The company issued revenue guidance of $326-356 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $347.03 million. What price target have analysts set for NATI? 3 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for National Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' stock price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% 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 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for National Instruments. Has National Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage? Headlines about NATI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National Instruments earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media 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 effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to National Instruments include Veeva Systems (VEEV), Splunk (SPLK), CA (CA), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Synopsys (SNPS), Twilio (TWLO), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), ANSYS (ANSS), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Atlassian (TEAM), Symantec (SYMC), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Paycom Software (PAYC), Okta (OKTA) and TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO). What other stocks do shareholders of National Instruments own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other National Instruments investors own include CA (CA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), BlackRock (BLK), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), Micron Technology (MU), Tesla (TSLA), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Boot Barn (BOOT), Citigroup (C) and Hikma Pharmaceuticals (HIK). Who are National Instruments' key executives? National Instruments' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Alexander M. Davern CPA, CPA, CEO & Director (Age 52)Mr. Eric Howard Starkloff, Pres & COO (Age 44)Mr. Jeffrey L. Kodosky, Co-Founder & Director (Age 69)Ms. Karen M. Rapp, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51)Mr. John Charles Roiko, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 61) Who are National Instruments' major shareholders? National Instruments' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.38%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (7.96%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.56%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.10%), Royce & Associates LP (1.49%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.47%). 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 William Blair Investment Management LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Hsbc Holdings PLC, Riverbridge Partners LLC, SEI Investments Co, King Luther Capital Management Corp, Man Group plc and Federated Investors Inc. PA. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Eric Howard Starkloff, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Bank of Montreal Can, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. and Marshall Wace LLP. 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 $39.45. How big of a company is National Instruments? National Instruments has a market capitalization of $5.20 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $155.06 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.34 on an earnings per share basis. National Instruments employs 7,263 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: 221 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 222 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 443MarketBeat'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 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Trading based on a resistance level Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.