National Instruments Corp. Company Profile (NASDAQ:NATI)

About National Instruments Corp.

National Instruments Corp. logoNational Instruments Corporation (NI) designs, manufactures and sells systems to engineers and scientists. The Company offers graphical system design approach to engineering, which provides an integrated software and hardware platform for measurement and control systems. Its products include reusable hardware and software modules. The Company offers a range of measurement, automation and control products. It offers products, technology and services, which include system design software, programming tools, application software, modular hardware products and related driver software, production test systems, NI education platform, software products for teaching and hardware products for teaching. It also offers NI Services, including hardware services and maintenance, software maintenance services, and training and certification. Its products are used across various industries in a range of applications, including research and development, simulation and modeling and product design.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Technical & System Software
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: NATI
  • CUSIP: 63651810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $27.72
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.93
  • 52-Week Range: $128,606,000.00 - $25.90
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 41.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.32
  • P/E Growth: 2.00
  • Market Cap: $3.51B
  • Outstanding Shares: 128,606,000
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Net Margins: 6.88%
  • Return on Equity: 9.70%
  • Return on Assets: 7.23%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.04%
  • Current Ratio: 3.23%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.46%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $32.00 (17.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/28/2016Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$33.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingMarketperform$28.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/11/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$36.00View Rating Details
5/14/2015StephensInitiated CoverageOverweight$34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.18$304.91 millionN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q2$0.17$0.23$311.53 million$306.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q1$0.11$0.16$288.20 million$287.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.28$0.34$330.93 million$334.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.19$0.24$304.20 million$300.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.18$0.25$303.45 million$301.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$0.17$0.18$302.45 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.36$0.40$329.80 million$333.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.26$0.31$316.60 million$314.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.19$0.25$311.37 million$312.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$0.16$0.21$291.15 million$284.67 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.26$0.31$310.72 million$301.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2013Q313$0.11$0.19$285.43 million$289.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.17$0.18$308.71 million$296.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.26$0.21$288.13 million$286.48 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.25$0.29$282.01 million$300.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.25$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.21$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.16$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.23$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.24$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.26$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.45$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.00 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q2 20161$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q3 20161$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q4 20161$0.38$0.38$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.93%
Payout Ratio:123.08% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
112.68% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
80.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 10.98%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.05%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/23/2016James J TruchardMajor ShareholderBuy394,819$27.50$10,857,522.50View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Duy Loan T LeDirectorBuy575$27.66$15,904.50View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016Duy Loan T LeDirectorBuy3,100$27.85$86,335.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Scott Arthur RustSVPSell3,263$30.68$100,108.84View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Alexander M DavernCFOSell3,000$30.89$92,670.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Scott Arthur RustSVPSell6,102$29.97$182,876.94View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Eric Howard StarkloffEVPSell1,108$30.00$33,240.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Eric Howard StarkloffEVPSell1,675$29.01$48,591.75View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Charles J RoessleinDirectorBuy3,000$28.50$85,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.54$126,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.16$128,640.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.34$129,360.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.92$127,680.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2014Alexander M DavernCFOSell4,841$32.86$159,075.26View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.97$127,880.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$30.18$120,720.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$30.39$121,560.00View SEC Filing  
9/29/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.01$124,040.00View SEC Filing  
9/22/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.54$126,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.22$128,880.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.80$131,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Alexander M DavernCFOSell1,000$32.83$32,830.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$33.03$132,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.95$131,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.82$131,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Scott Arthur RustSVPSell5,173$32.78$169,570.94View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.97$127,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Michael E McgrathDirectorBuy2,000$31.63$63,260.00View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.96$127,840.00View SEC Filing  
7/14/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.01$128,040.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.65$130,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$32.13$128,520.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.65$126,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$30.29$121,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$29.62$118,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$28.54$114,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2014Eric Howard StarkloffEVPSell1,139$27.94$31,823.66View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Eric Howard StarkloffEVPSell1,779$27.81$49,473.99View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Alexander DavernCFOSell1,000$28.00$28,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$27.90$111,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014Duy Loan LeDirectorBuy3,500$27.57$96,495.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$27.82$111,280.00View SEC Filing  
4/21/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$27.34$109,360.00View SEC Filing  
4/14/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$26.98$107,920.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$27.63$110,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$29.72$118,880.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$28.70$114,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$27.83$111,320.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.34$125,360.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.75$127,000.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$30.69$122,760.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.40$125,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$31.13$124,520.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell4,000$30.33$121,320.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Peter ZogasSVPSell1,109$31.61$35,055.49View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Peter ZogasSVPSell1,508$32.10$48,406.80View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$29.47$353,640.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.68$368,160.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.90$370,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.70$368,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.77$369,240.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.03$360,360.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.78$345,360.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.52$342,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$27.98$335,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$27.84$334,080.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Jeffrey KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$27.99$335,880.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.50$366,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.01$360,120.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$29.35$352,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.28$339,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$27.83$333,960.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$26.72$320,640.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$27.18$326,160.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.10$337,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.20$338,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$29.20$350,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Peter ZogasSVPSell5,063$28.36$143,586.68View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.74$344,880.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Alexander M DavernCFOSell10,267$28.71$294,765.57View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Charles J RoessleinDirectorBuy1,000$28.47$28,470.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Alexander M DavernCFOSell10,000$28.52$285,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$28.49$341,880.00View SEC Filing  
4/8/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.45$365,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2013Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$30.94$371,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell12,000$25.49$305,880.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell8,000$23.52$188,160.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2012Charles J RoessleinDirectorBuy2,000$23.57$47,140.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2012Jeffrey L KodoskyDirectorSell8,000$25.66$205,280.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI)
News IconNational Instruments: A changing of the guard (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 18 at 6:10 PM logoNational Instruments : Combine Solicitation - National Instruments Modular Data Acquisition System (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 18 at 11:38 AM
News IconUpdate on National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for the day (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 15 at 11:03 AM logoAngkor Gold : ANNOUNCES COMMENCEMENT OF PREPARATION OF TECHNICAL REPORT UNDER NATIONAL INSTRUMENT 43-101 (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 14 at 6:07 PM logoNational Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Quarterly Accrued Expenses At $54.445 Millions (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 14 at 6:07 PM logoNational Instruments Corp. : NATI-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 14 at 6:07 PM
News IconSUNY Poly to receive $400,000 donation in lab equipment, software (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 11 at 6:35 PM logoNational Instruments Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NATI-US : October 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 10 at 11:01 AM logoNational Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Beginning Cash At $274.03 Millions (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 8 at 10:49 AM logoAngkor Announces Commencement of Preparation of Technical Report Under National Instrument 43-101 (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 7 at 6:05 PM logoETF’s with exposure to National Instruments Corp. : October 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 5 at 11:30 AM logoNI Demonstrates ADAS Test Solution for 76–81 GHz Automotive Radar (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 4 at 11:04 AM logoNational Instruments Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community (NASDAQ:NATI) - October 3 at 5:58 PM
News IconNational Instruments European conferences to focus on IoT (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 30 at 6:27 PM logoNational Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Held $332.918 In Short-Term Investments And Cash (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 30 at 6:27 PM
News IconNational Instruments Proposes Merger of Viacom and CBS (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 29 at 12:28 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 29 at 11:27 AM logoNational Instruments : NI Releases HIL Software Geared to Autonomous Vehicle Testing (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 27 at 10:54 AM logoNI Releases HIL Software Geared to Autonomous Vehicle Testing (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 27 at 10:54 AM logoNational Instruments Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : NATI-US : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 23 at 11:00 AM logoETF’s with exposure to National Instruments Corp. : September 23, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 23 at 11:00 AM
News IconAstronics Corp., NI Expand Collaboration to Increase PXI Focus (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 21 at 10:27 AM logoNI Demonstrates mmWave 802.11ad Wireless Test Technology (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 20 at 11:33 AM logoNational Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Held $332.918 In Cash And Short-Term Investments (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 18 at 10:38 AM logoNational Instruments : NI Enhances TestStand Test Executive Software (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 14 at 6:28 PM logoNI Enhances TestStand Test Executive Software (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 14 at 10:37 AM logoNI and Astronics Introduce New Set of PXI Instruments for the Aerospace and Defense Industries (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 13 at 11:10 AM logoNational Instruments : Assigned Patent (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 9 at 11:02 AM
News IconNational Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI): What is the Sell-side Making of this Stock? (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 9 at 11:02 AM
News IconNational Instruments appoints Davern as CEO (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 8 at 6:07 PM logoNI Lowers Semiconductor Test Cost With RF Measurement Enhancements for the STS (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 6 at 11:01 AM
News IconGlobal Machine Vision System Market 2016 : Microscan Systems, National Instruments, Omron Corporation, Perceptron Inc. (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 2 at 6:17 PM logoNational Instruments Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : NATI-US : September 1, 2016 (NASDAQ:NATI) - September 1 at 9:30 AM logoNational Instruments' new CEO to collect $700K salary (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 31 at 11:23 AM
News IconNational Instruments Sets Stage For New CEO, After 40 Years (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 6:22 PM logoNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP : Change in Directors or Principal Officers (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 6:21 PM logoResilience key to 40-year tenure at National Instruments for man known as 'Dr. T' (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 6:21 PM logoNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 6:21 PM
News IconFour decades after co-founding National Instruments, James Truchard steps down as CEO (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 9:41 AM logoNational Instruments founding CEO to retire, replacement named (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 30 at 9:41 AM logoNational Instruments (NATI) Announces CEO Succession (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 29 at 6:11 PM logoNI Announces CEO Transition Plan to Position Company for Next Phase of Growth (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 29 at 6:11 PM logo4:06 pm Natl Instruments elects Alex Davern to serve as CEO and President effective January 1, 2017 (shares halted) (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 29 at 6:11 PM logoNational Instruments appoints new CEO; shares halted (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 29 at 6:11 PM logoNational Instruments : Justification and Approval - 70-- 7050 - ADP Components Sole Source to National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 26 at 6:07 PM logoNational Instruments and University of San Carlos Sign LabVIEW Academy Partnership (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 26 at 9:25 AM logoNI Elvis Teaching platform adds new capabilities for leading-edge mechatronics education (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 25 at 6:20 PM logoNational Instruments : NI Enhances NI ELVIS Teaching Platform With New Module for Mechatronics Education and Design (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 23 at 10:48 AM logoNI Enhances NI ELVIS Teaching Platform With New Module for Mechatronics Education and Design (NASDAQ:NATI) - August 23 at 10:48 AM
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National Instruments Corp. (NASDAQ:NATI) Chart for Sunday, October, 23, 2016

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