National Instruments Corporation (NATI): Price and Financial Metrics

National Instruments Corporation (NATI): $40.59

-1.06 (-2.55%)

POWR Rating

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  • NATI scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 85.47% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NATI is in Value, which has been heading down over the past 178 days.
  • NATI ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

NATI Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP is higher than 96.58% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 333.07%, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 95.09% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP is reporting a growth rate of 128.42%; that's higher than 88.33% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be MDRX, VIAV, JKHY, CMBM, and ATEN.
  • Visit NATI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NATI Valuation Summary

  • NATI's price/sales ratio is 3.3; this is 43.48% higher than that of the median Technology stock.
  • NATI's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 7.3 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 2022-11-25 3.3 4.8 38.3 34.6
NATI 2022-11-23 3.3 4.8 38.5 34.8
NATI 2022-11-22 3.3 4.8 38.4 34.7
NATI 2022-11-21 3.2 4.7 37.6 34.0
NATI 2022-11-18 3.2 4.7 37.4 33.9
NATI 2022-11-17 3.2 4.6 37.3 33.7

NATI Growth Metrics

    The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -10.81%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 15.34%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 12.03%.
Over the past 15 months, NATI's revenue has gone up $271,501,000.

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
2022-09-30 1,629.34 48.533 139.913
2022-06-30 1,568.574 46.274 105.183
2022-03-31 1,519.755 109.81 110.055
2021-12-31 1,469.681 143.499 89.315
2021-09-30 1,416.877 158.019 53.714
2021-06-30 1,357.839 131.592 21.915

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 $40.59 52-week high $44.44
Prev. close $41.65 52-week low $29.81
Day low $40.20 Volume 368,594
Day high $41.42 Avg. volume 745,786
50-day MA $39.36 Dividend yield 2.69%
200-day MA $37.71 Market Cap 5.30B

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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Is National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Trading At A 38% Discount?

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Yahoo | November 22, 2022

NI Reinforces Commitment to Growth and Margin Expansion

AUSTIN, Texas, November 15, 2022--NI (NASDAQ: NATI) today announced that Ritu Favre, will be taking on an expanded role at NI, effective November 15, 2022. As Executive Vice President of Business Units, Favre will now lead the consolidated business unit organization, including responsibility for the Portfolio Business Unit. In addition, for increased operational efficiency and to drive improvements in structural cost, the company is creating a new operations function that will oversee manufactur

Yahoo | November 15, 2022

NI Announces Industry-Leading PXI VST

AUSTIN, Texas, November 09, 2022--NI today announced its most versatile and capable Vector Signal Transceiver (VST), the 3rd generation PXIe-5842 VST. NI, an industry leader in automated Wireless test and measurement, designed the 3rd Generation VST to provide customers the ability to build next generation of wireless products.

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

NI Announces Highest Performing EV Battery Cycler

AUSTIN, Texas, November 09, 2022--NI (NASDAQ: NATI) today announced its flexible and highest performing EV battery cycler, the High Power System-17000. The 150kW battery cycler is NI’s highest voltage cycler designed to support existing EV architectures while leaving room for future higher-voltage variants as technology continues to evolve. Featuring unprecedented synchronization capabilities and a modular design, the HPS-17000 helps battery labs upgrade performance with scalability, increased l

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

National Instruments Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS Beats Expectations

National Instruments ( NASDAQ:NATI ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$427.9m (up 17% from...

Yahoo | November 8, 2022

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NATI Price Returns

1-mo 9.50%
3-mo 7.81%
6-mo 17.34%
1-year 3.72%
3-year 5.45%
5-year 8.30%
YTD -4.24%
2021 1.98%
2020 6.71%
2019 -4.52%
2018 11.23%
2017 38.16%

NATI Dividends

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