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National Instruments Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.94 (+4.63%)
(As of 12/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
930,725 shs
Average Volume
611,761 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.78 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About National Instruments

National Instruments Corp. designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. The firm products include Labview, TestStand, FlexLogger, Voltage, Temperature, Software Defined Radios, Power Accessories, and Repair Services. It provides application software and modular, multifunction hardware that users combine with industry-standard computers, networks and third party devices to create measurement, automation and embedded systems, which refer as virtual instruments. The company was founded by Jeffrey L. Kodosky and James J. Truchard in May 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Prepackaged software
Electronic Equipment & Instruments
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.29 billion
Cash Flow
$1.54 per share
Book Value
$9.30 per share


Net Income
$143.66 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$5.78 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

2.73 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

73rd out of 897 stocks

Prepackaged Software Industry

17th out of 269 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community 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?

3 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for National Instruments in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" National Instruments stock.
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How has National Instruments' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

National Instruments' stock was trading at $33.86 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NATI stock has increased by 29.5% and is now trading at $43.84.
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Are investors shorting National Instruments?

National Instruments saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,490,000 shares, a drop of 35.7% from the October 31st total of 3,870,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 646,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is National Instruments' next earnings date?

National Instruments is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 27th 2022.
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How were National Instruments' earnings last quarter?

National Instruments Co. (NASDAQ:NATI) announced its earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The technology company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.24. The technology company earned $367.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $373.94 million. National Instruments had a net margin of 3.79% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.77%. National Instruments's quarterly revenue was up 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.14 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, October 30th. Investors of record on Monday, November 8th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, November 29th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.46%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 5th. This is an increase 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 $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.58%. National Instruments has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of National Instruments is 270.01%. 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 51.43% 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 fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.470-$0.610 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.340. The company issued revenue guidance of $385 million-$425 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $409.12 million.

What price target have analysts set for NATI?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for National Instruments' shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect National Instruments' share price to reach $49.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are National Instruments' key executives?

National Instruments' management team includes the following people:
  • Eric Howard Starkloff, President, CEO, COO & Director
  • Karen M. Rapp, Executive VP, Chief Financial & Accounting Officer
  • Roger Isern, Vice President-Global Information Technology
  • Thomas Benjamin, CTO, Executive VP & Head-Product Analytics
  • Ritu C. Favre, EVP, General Manager-Semiconductor & Electronics

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 a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.36%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (7.58%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (3.24%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.61%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.05%) and Morgan Stanley (1.71%). Company insiders that own National Instruments stock include Alexander M Davern, Carla Pineyro Sublett, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, Jason Elliot Green, Jeffrey L Kodosky, John Charles Roiko and Scott Arthur Rust.
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Which institutional investors are selling National Instruments stock?

NATI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Natixis, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Millennium Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., and Citigroup Inc.. Company insiders that have sold National Instruments company stock in the last year include Alexander M Davern, Gerhard Paul Fettweis, and Scott Arthur Rust.
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Which institutional investors are buying National Instruments stock?

NATI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Geode Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, American Century Companies Inc., Sarasin & Partners LLP, Nordea Investment Management AB, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and King Luther Capital Management 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 $43.84.

How much money does National Instruments make?

National Instruments has a market capitalization of $5.78 billion and generates $1.29 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $143.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.40 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 Research LLC, NI France Holdings SAS, NI Hungary Software és Hardware Gyártó Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság (NI Hungary Kft.), NI Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., 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, 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 Kereskedelmi Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság (National Instruments Hungary Kft.), National Instruments Ireland Resources Limited, National Instruments Israel Ltd., National Instruments Italy s.r.l., National Instruments Japan KK, 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., National Instruments de Mexico Servicios 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., 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.

Where are National Instruments' headquarters?

National Instruments is headquartered at 11500 North MoPac Expressway, Austin TX, 78759.

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 12/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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