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National Instruments (NATI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.90 (-2.54%)
(As of 05/24/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.29 million shs
Average Volume
721,354 shs
Market Capitalization
$4.54 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About National Instruments

National Instruments Corporation provides a software-centric platform and systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. Its programming environments software includes NI LabVIEW, a graphical software platform to visualize hardware configuration, measurement data, and debugging of application; NI LabWindows/CVI, an ANSI C integrated development environment and engineering toolbox; and NI Measurement Studio, a suite of .NET tools for building engineering applications in Microsoft Visual Studio. The company's application software comprises NI TestStand that is used for automated test and measurement applications in manufacturing environment; NI VeriStand, a software environment for configuring real-time testing applications; Flexlogger for sensor configuration and data logging of mixed signals; and NI InsightCM Enterprise, a software for monitoring ancillary rotating equipment. Its operations management and analytic enterprise software include NI DIAdem, which is configuration-based technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools to mine and analyze engineering and measurement data; NI SystemLink, a systems management and data collection software that enables the mass coordination of connected devices, software deployments, and data communications throughout a distributed system; and NI Optimal Plus. The company also offers PXI hardware form factor; and NI semiconductor test systems, as well as software and hardware maintenance, and training and certification services. It serves semiconductor, transportation, aerospace, and defense industries; and government agencies. National Instruments Corporation has strategic agreements with Konrad Technologies, Inc. to develop test systems and solutions for autonomous driving software and hardware validation; and Foretellix Ltd. to enhance the safety of advanced driver-assistance systems and autonomous vehicles. The company was incorporated in 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.47 billion
Cash Flow
$2.10 per share
Book Value
$9.20 per share


Net Income
$89.32 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$4.54 billion

Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/31 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.91 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

54th out of 929 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

9th out of 298 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is National Instruments a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Instruments in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" National Instruments stock.
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When is National Instruments' next earnings date?

National Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter?

National Instruments Co. (NASDAQ:NATI) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 28th. The technology company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.03. The technology company earned $385.26 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $402.73 million. National Instruments had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.52% and a net margin of 7.24%. The business's revenue was up 14.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.22 earnings per share.
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How often does National Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Instruments?

National Instruments announced a quarterly dividend on Saturday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, May 31st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 6th. This is a positive change from National Instruments's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25.
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Is National Instruments a good dividend stock?

National Instruments pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.16%. National Instruments has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of National Instruments is 136.59%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, National Instruments will have a dividend payout ratio of 62.22% next year. This indicates that National Instruments will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has National Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings?

National Instruments updated its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.25-$0.39 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $0.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $370.00 million-$410.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $421.70 million.

What price target have analysts set for NATI?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for National Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' stock price to reach $49.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are National Instruments' key executives?
National Instruments' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric Howard Starkloff, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47, Pay $1.53M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Karen M. Rapp, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $868.37k)
  • Mr. Scott A. Rust, Exec. VP of Platform & Technology (Age 55, Pay $672.5k)
  • Mr. Jason Elliot Green, Exec. VP, GM of Portfolio Bus. Unit & Chief Revenue Officer (Age 49, Pay $1.15M)
  • Ms. Ritu Chanchal Favre, Exec. VP & GM of Bus. Unit (Age 53, Pay $773.32k)
  • Mr. Paul Horton, Sr. VP of Global Operations and Post-Sales Services
  • Mr. Thomas Benjamin, Exec. VP, CTO & Head of Product Analytics
  • Ms. Marissa Vidaurri, Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. R. Eddie Dixon Jr., Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec.
  • Ms. Ana Villegas, Chief Marketing Officer
What is Alex Davern's approval rating as National Instruments' CEO?

265 employees have rated National Instruments CEO Alex Davern on Glassdoor.com. Alex Davern has an approval rating of 71% among National Instruments' employees.

Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors?
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 Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Enbridge (ENB), International Business Machines (IBM), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Citigroup (C), Editas Medicine (EDIT), AT&T (T), Accenture (ACN) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is National Instruments' stock symbol?

National Instruments trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NATI."

Who are National Instruments' major shareholders?

National Instruments' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (9.05%), BlackRock Inc. (8.47%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.72%), State Street Corp (2.73%), Sarasin & Partners LLP (2.53%) and Riverbridge Partners LLC (1.63%). Company insiders that own National Instruments stock include Alexander M Davern, Carla Pineyro Sublett, Eric Howard Starkloff, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, Jason Elliot Green, Karen Marie Rapp, Michael E Mcgrath and Scott Arthur Rust.
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Which major investors are selling National Instruments stock?

NATI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Woodline Partners LP, Qube Research & Technologies Ltd, Federated Hermes Inc., BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Vident Investment Advisory LLC, MESIROW FINANCIAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Equity & Fixed Income, and TD Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Alexander M Davern, Eric Howard Starkloff, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, Karen Marie Rapp, and Scott Arthur Rust.
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Which major investors are buying National Instruments stock?

NATI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polar Asset Management Partners Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Reinhart Partners Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, KLCM Advisors Inc., and State Street Corp.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is National Instruments' stock price today?

One share of NATI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.58.

How much money does National Instruments make?

National Instruments has a market capitalization of $4.54 billion and generates $1.47 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $89.32 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.819990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does National Instruments have?

National Instruments employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

Does National Instruments have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of National Instruments: AWR Corporation, BEEcube, Constellation International Holding BV, Digilent, Digilent Inc., Digilent Information Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Digilent RO S.R.L., Drivven, Electronics Workbench, Enterprise International Holding B.V., Ettus Research, Gemni Holdings ULC, Hyperception, Hyperception Inc., IOtech, M2 SAS, Measurement Computing Corp., Measurement Computing Corporation, Measurement Computing GmbH, Micropross SAS, NH Power Testing Equipment (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd, NH Research LLC, NI France Holdings SAS, NI Hungary Kft., NI Lille, NI Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., NI Solutions (Proprietary) Limited, NI Southeast Asia Sdn. Bhd., NI Systems (India) Private Limited, NI Taiwan Corporation, NMDG NV, National Instruments (Czech Republic) s.r.o., National Instruments (Korea) Corporation, National Instruments (Thailand) Co. Ltd., National Instruments AM LLC, National Instruments Asia Minor Ölçüm Cihazlar Anonim Sirketi (Turkey), National Instruments Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., National Instruments Australia Corporation, National Instruments Australia Pty Ltd., National Instruments Belgium N.V., National Instruments Brazil Ltda, National Instruments Canada Co., National Instruments Chile SpA, National Instruments Colombia SAS, National Instruments Corporation (UK) Limited, National Instruments Costa Rica Limitada (Ltda), National Instruments Denmark ApS, National Instruments Dresden GmbH, National Instruments Egypt LLC, National Instruments Engineering GmbH, National Instruments Engineering GmbH & Co. KG, National Instruments Europe Corporation, National Instruments Finland Oy, National Instruments France Corporation, National Instruments France SAS, National Instruments Germany GmbH, National Instruments Gesellschaft m.b.H., National Instruments Hong Kong Limited, National Instruments Hungary Kft., National Instruments Ireland Resources Limited, National Instruments Israel Ltd., National Instruments Italy s.r.l., National Instruments Japan Corporation, National Instruments Lebanon LLC, National Instruments Lebanon SARL, National Instruments Netherlands B.V., National Instruments New Zealand Limited, National Instruments Norway AS, National Instruments Philippines Inc., National Instruments Poland Sp.Zo.o., National Instruments RUS LLC, National Instruments Romania s.r.l., National Instruments Scandinavia Corporation, National Instruments Singapore (Pte) Ltd, National Instruments Spain S.L., National Instruments Sweden A.B., National Instruments Switzerland Corporation, National Instruments Switzerland GmbH, National Instruments de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Optimal Plus Germany GmbH, Optimal Plus Inc., Optimal Plus Japan KK, Optimal Plus Ltd, Optimal Plus Philippines, Optimal Plus Singapore PTE. Ltd, OptimalPlus Ltd., PT. National Instruments Indonesia, Phase Matrix, Phase Matrix Inc., Qpid Holdings Co., Quality Instrumentation Solutions Inc., Shanghai NI Instruments Co. Ltd, Signalion, Washington Holding & Finance B.V., microLEX Systems, and monoDrive.

When was National Instruments founded?

National Instruments was founded in 1976.

What is National Instruments' official website?

The official website for National Instruments is 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 512-683-5794.

This page was last updated on 5/25/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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