National Instruments Corporation (NATI): Price and Financial Metrics

National Instruments Corporation (NATI): $40.66

0.30 (+0.74%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where NATI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.42% of US stocks.
  • NATI's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 161 days.
  • NATI's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 33.08% of US stocks).

NATI Stock Summary

  • NATI's current price/earnings ratio is 99.76, which is higher than 93.23% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for NATI is currently 33.91, higher than 85.79% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NATI is more volatile than just 5.14% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to National Instruments Corp are PCTI, RDWR, DIOD, CSGS, and BCOV.
  • NATI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit National Instruments Corp's official web site, go to

NATI Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, NATI's EV/EBIT ratio is 358.29% higher, now standing at 147.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, NATI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 128.4.
  • NATI's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.4 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NATI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NATI 2021-09-01 4.1 4.5 255.6 147.8
NATI 2021-08-31 4.1 4.5 253.8 146.8
NATI 2021-08-30 4.1 4.5 253.7 146.7
NATI 2021-08-27 4.1 4.5 255.8 147.9
NATI 2021-08-26 4.1 4.5 251.2 145.2
NATI 2021-08-25 4.1 4.5 252.1 145.8

NATI Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -26.07%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 364.01%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 71.97%.
Over the past 33 months, NATI's revenue has gone up $57,745,000.

The table below shows NATI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 1,416.877 158.019 53.714
2021-06-30 1,357.839 131.592 21.915
2021-03-31 1,312.472 166.988 15.498
2020-12-31 1,286.671 180.767 143.659
2020-09-30 1,286.302 183.844 197.518
2020-06-30 1,318.62 237.266 253.784

NATI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NATI has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 89.2% of graded US stocks.
  • NATI's asset turnover comes in at 0.735 -- ranking 208th of 560 Business Services stocks.
  • HCKT, RHI, and TZOO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NATI.

The table below shows NATI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.735 0.708 0.049
2021-03-31 0.709 0.708 0.040
2020-12-31 0.701 0.712 0.245
2020-09-30 0.724 0.726 0.284
2020-06-30 0.765 0.737 0.367
2020-03-31 0.809 0.745 0.380

NATI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NATI, see our NATI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $47.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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NATI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.66 52-week high $47.01
Prev. close $40.36 52-week low $38.10
Day low $40.49 Volume 848,786
Day high $41.56 Avg. volume 772,445
50-day MA $42.93 Dividend yield 2.68%
200-day MA $42.08 Market Cap 5.36B

National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Company Bio

National Instruments designs, manufactures, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The Company offers graphical system design approach to engineering, which provides a software and hardware platform for the development of systems needing measurement and control. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Austin, Texas.

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Latest NATI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about National Instruments Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate NATI as an investment opportunity.

NI Appoints Senior Vice President and General Manager of Transportation

AUSTIN, Texas, January 13, 2022--NI today announced that Drita Roggenbuck has been appointed SVP and GM

Yahoo | January 13, 2022

NI Announces Upcoming Events With the Financial Community

AUSTIN, Texas, January 04, 2022--NI (Nasdaq: NATI) announced today that management will participate in the following events with the financial community.

Yahoo | January 4, 2022

Is There An Opportunity With National Instruments Corporation's (NASDAQ:NATI) 25% Undervaluation?

Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of National Instruments...

Yahoo | December 24, 2021

How Softwarization Will Be Key To Future 6G Networks: National Instruments

By Juan Pedro Tomás One key aspect where future 6G technology will differ from 5G is softwarization, as several features will become pure software solutions in the 6G era, Chen Chang, Strategic Business Development Director at National Instruments (NI), told RCR Wireless News. 5G takes the first steps with its split architecture. Open RAN is [] The post How Softwarization Will Be Key To Future 6G Networks: National Instruments appeared first on CYBER ERA: Catalyzing the Digital Economy .

Cyberera | December 22, 2021

Morgan Stanley Has $118.88 Million Stock Holdings in National Instruments Co. (NASDAQ:NATI)

Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in shares of National Instruments Co. (NASDAQ:NATI) by 38.4% in the second quarter, Holdings reports. The fund owned 2,811,784 shares of the technology companys stock after buying an additional 780,105 shares during the quarter. Morgan Stanleys holdings in National Instruments were worth $118,882,000 at the end of the most []

Transcript Daily | December 19, 2021

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NATI Price Returns

1-mo -3.90%
3-mo 1.16%
6-mo -3.10%
1-year -8.65%
3-year -4.29%
5-year 48.23%
YTD -6.89%
2021 1.98%
2020 6.71%
2019 -4.52%
2018 11.23%
2017 38.16%

NATI Dividends

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