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

$33.58
+2.13 (+6.77 %)
(As of 03/31/2020 06:36 AM ET)
Today's Range
$31.24
Now: $33.58
$33.72
50-Day Range
$21.27
MA: $37.41
$45.49
52-Week Range
$20.42
Now: $33.58
$48.22
Volume1.08 million shs
Average Volume827,529 shs
Market Capitalization$4.39 billion
P/E Ratio27.30
Dividend Yield3.31%
Beta0.9
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.
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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$1.35 billion
Cash Flow$2.02 per share
Book Value$8.98 per share

Profitability

Net Income$162.15 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,300
Market Cap$4.39 billion
Next Earnings Date5/5/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has National Instruments' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

National Instruments' stock was trading at $33.86 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, NATI shares have decreased by 0.8% and is now trading at $33.58. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of National Instruments?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Instruments in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for National Instruments.

When is National Instruments' next earnings date?

National Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 5th 2020. View our earnings forecast for National Instruments.

How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter?

National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 30th. The technology company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. The technology company earned $367.47 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $357.87 million. National Instruments had a net margin of 11.98% and a return on equity of 14.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share. View National Instruments' earnings history.

How often does National Instruments pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for National Instruments?

National Instruments announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 30th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 18th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Monday, March 9th. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.10%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 14th. This is a positive change from National Instruments's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View National Instruments' dividend history.

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

National Instruments issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, January, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.24-0.38 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.26. The company issued revenue guidance of $308-338 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $312.75 million.

What price target have analysts set for NATI?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for National Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' stock price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.0% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for National Instruments.

Has National Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about NATI stock has been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 impact score of -3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage 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 several days. View the latest news aboutNational Instruments.

Are investors shorting National Instruments?

National Instruments saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,384,500 shares, an increase of 17.3% from the February 27th total of 1,180,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 594,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Currently, 1.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View National Instruments' Current Options Chain.

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 IBM (IBM), BlackRock (BLK), FactSet Research Systems (FDS), AT&T (T), PepsiCo (PEP), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Enbridge (ENB), Pfizer (PFE), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) and Zoetis (ZTS).

Who are National Instruments' key executives?

National Instruments' management team includes the following 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)

What is National Instruments' stock symbol?

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

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is National Instruments' stock price today?

One share of NATI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.58.

How big of a company is National Instruments?

National Instruments has a market capitalization of $4.39 billion and generates $1.35 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $162.15 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. National Instruments employs 7,300 workers across the globe. View additional information about National Instruments.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
MarketBeat'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 3/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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