NASDAQ:NATI - National Instruments Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$45.82 +0.48 (+1.06 %)
(As of 02/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$45.82
Today's Range$45.19 - $45.92
52-Week Range$38.78 - $53.57
Volume338,865 shs
Average Volume903,350 shs
Market Capitalization$6.07 billion
P/E Ratio34.19
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta0.77
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Prepackaged software
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:NATI
CUSIP63651810
Phone512-683-0100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.36 billion
Cash Flow$1.8934 per share
Book Value$9.35 per share

Profitability

Net Income$155.05 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,412
Market Cap$6.07 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 29th. Investors of record on Monday, February 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Monday, March 4th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 8th. This is an increase from National Instruments's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23. View National Instruments' Dividend History.

How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter?

National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The technology company reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The technology company earned $346.13 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $342.65 million. National Instruments had a return on equity of 15.11% and a net margin of 11.41%. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National Instruments.

What guidance has National Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

National Instruments issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.23-0.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.34. The company issued revenue guidance of $305-335 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $339.38 million.National Instruments also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $0.23-0.37 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for NATI?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for National Instruments' shares. Their predictions range from $46.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' share price to reach $48.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% 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?

News coverage about NATI stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National Instruments earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the technology company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting National Instruments?

National Instruments saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 3,886,547 shares, an increase of 135.7% from the January 15th total of 1,648,652 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,335,912 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Approximately 3.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View National Instruments' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors?

Who are National Instruments' key executives?

National Instruments' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Alexander M. Davern 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 52)
  • 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.78%), Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.29%), King Luther Capital Management Corp (1.52%), Royce & Associates LP (1.49%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.45%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.21%). 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 Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Riverbridge Partners LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Citigroup Inc., Legal & General Group Plc and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include 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 Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Geode Capital Management LLC and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 $45.82.

How big of a company is National Instruments?

National Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.07 billion and generates $1.36 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $155.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.34 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  214 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  211 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  425
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This page was last updated on 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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