NASDAQ:NATI - National Instruments Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $45.87 -0.31 (-0.67 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$45.87Today's Range$45.44 - $46.7252-Week Range$38.78 - $53.57Volume1.53 million shsAverage Volume613,900 shsMarket Capitalization$6.12 billionP/E Ratio48.80Dividend Yield1.99%Beta0.94 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:NATI Previous Symbol CUSIP63651810 Webwww.ni.com Phone512-683-0100Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio3.54 Quick Ratio2.84Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio48.80 Forward P/E Ratio33.98 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.29 billion Price / Sales4.71 Cash Flow$1.4816 per share Price / Cash Flow30.96 Book Value$8.63 per share Price / Book5.32Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.94 Net Income$52.41 million Net Margins5.50% Return on Equity14.02% Return on Assets10.20%Miscellaneous Employees7,412 Outstanding Shares132,430,000Market Cap$6.12 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 Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, November 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.23 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. View National Instruments' Dividend History. How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter? National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The technology company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.04. The technology company earned $346.13 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $342.65 million. National Instruments had a return on equity of 14.02% and a net margin of 5.50%. View National Instruments' Earnings History. When is National Instruments' next earnings date? National Instruments is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for National Instruments. How can I listen to National Instruments' earnings call? National Instruments will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th at 5:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for NATI? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for National Instruments' stock. Their forecasts 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 4.6% 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? Media stories about NATI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. National Instruments earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the technology company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of National Instruments' key competitors? Some companies that are related to National Instruments include CA (CA), Splunk (SPLK), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Shopify (SHOP), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Citrix Systems (CTXS), Synopsys (SNPS), ANSYS (ANSS), Cadence Design Systems (CDNS), Symantec (SYMC), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE (TTWO), PTC (PTC), Twilio (TWLO) and Tableau Software (DATA). 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Riverbridge Partners LLC (2.29%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.23%), Coastline Trust Co (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%) and Denali Advisors LLC (0.02%). 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, Denali Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Alexander M Davern, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Fox Run Management L.L.C., First Hawaiian Bank, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Coastline Trust Co and Nisa Investment Advisors 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 $45.87. How big of a company is National Instruments? National Instruments has a market capitalization of $6.12 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 211 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 205 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 416MarketBeat'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 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How to execute a trade ex-dividend strategy?