NASDAQ:NATI - National Instruments Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.46 +0.65 (+1.52 %) (As of 07/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.81Today's Range$42.57 - $43.5352-Week Range$38.70 - $53.57Volume599,800 shsAverage Volume585,896 shsMarket Capitalization$5.71 billionP/E Ratio45.89Dividend Yield2.11%Beta0.98 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. 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 SymbolNASDAQ:NATI CUSIP63651810 Webwww.ni.com Phone512-683-0100 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.32 Quick Ratio2.62 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio45.89 Forward P/E Ratio35.62 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.29 billion Price / Sales4.42 Cash Flow$1.4889 per share Price / Cash29.19 Book Value$8.63 per share Price / Book5.04 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.94 Net Income$52.41 million Net Margins4.50% Return on Equity11.50% Return on Assets8.50% Miscellaneous Employees7,412 Outstanding Shares131,210,000Market Cap$5,712.66 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, June 4th. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 11th. View National Instruments' Dividend History. How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter? National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The technology company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.07. The technology company earned $311.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $322.77 million. National Instruments had a return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 4.50%. The business's revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.21 EPS. 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, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for National Instruments. What guidance has National Instruments issued on next quarter's earnings? National Instruments issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, May, 21st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.23-0.37 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.29. The company issued revenue guidance of $320-350 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $333.40 million. What price target have analysts set for NATI? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for National Instruments' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' share price to reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for National Instruments. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for National Instruments? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Instruments in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to National Instruments include CA (CA), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Shopify (SHOP), Splunk (SPLK), ANSYS (ANSS), Citrix Systems (CTXS), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE, INC Common Stock (TTWO), Mobileye (MBBYF), Synopsys (SNPS), Symantec (SYMC), UBISOFT Entmt S/ADR (UBSFY), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Dropbox (DBX) and Veeva Systems (VEEV). Who are National Instruments' key executives? National Instruments' management team includes the folowing people: Dr. James J. Truchard, Co-Founder & Chairman (Age 75)Mr. Alexander M. Davern CPA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)Mr. Jeffrey L. Kodosky, Co-Founder & Director (Age 68)Ms. Karen M. Rapp, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 50)Mr. John Charles Roiko, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60) Has National Instruments been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about NATI stock have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Instruments earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the technology company an impact score of 45.87 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are National Instruments' major shareholders? National Instruments' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.48%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (0.58%), American Capital Management Inc. (0.21%), Amalgamated Bank (0.02%), Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%). 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 Riverbridge Partners LLC and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Alexander M Davern, 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 American Capital Management Inc., Baillie Gifford & Co., Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Amalgamated Bank and First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.. 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 $43.46. How big of a company is National Instruments? National Instruments has a market capitalization of $5.71 billion and generates $1.29 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $52.41 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.94 on an earnings per share basis. National Instruments employs 7,412 workers across the globe. 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: 173 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 170 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 343MarketBeat'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 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?