National Instruments Corporation (NATI): Price and Financial Metrics

National Instruments Corporation (NATI): $41.91

-0.06 (-0.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • NATI scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 93.71% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NATI is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 47 weeks.
  • NATI ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 41st percentile.

NATI Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 254.68, National Instruments Corp P/E ratio is greater than that of about 97.29% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for NATI is currently 42.41, higher than 89.05% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, NATI is more volatile than merely 2.81% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to National Instruments Corp are RDWR, QADB, PCTI, VNDA, and DIOD.
  • Visit NATI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's 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 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 10.5%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 56.66%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 4.82%.
Over the past 15 months, NATI's revenue has gone up $6,317,000.

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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 1,351.522 225.878 271.587

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 203rd of 553 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 1.88 (Hold)

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NATI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.91 52-week high $47.40
Prev. close $41.97 52-week low $30.42
Day low $41.55 Volume 1,996,200
Day high $42.03 Avg. volume 574,714
50-day MA $41.97 Dividend yield 2.58%
200-day MA $42.56 Market Cap 5.57B

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 Collaborates with EA Elektro-Automatik to Accelerate Battery Test for Electric Vehicles

AUSTIN, Texas, September 07, 2021--NI Collaborates with EA Elektro-Automatik to Accelerate Battery Test for Electric Vehicles.

Yahoo | September 7, 2021

Software in the Loop Market Next Big Thing | DSpace GmbH, National Instruments, Vector Informatik, Siemens

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iCrowdNewswire | September 3, 2021

Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) Market Expectation Surges with Rising Demand and Changing Trends | Broadcom, Rockwell Automation Inc, Analog Devices, Inc, Belden Inc, ABB Ltd, National Instruments

This research report will give you deep insights about the Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) Market and it will also help you in strategic decision making. The final research document is an exhaustive document comprising of 121 pages. All our reports are

OpenPR | August 31, 2021

Automotive Data Logger Market: Know the Latest Advancements Impacting the Industry Globally, Players Aptiv, Vector Informatik GmbH, Continental AG, ARMAN International, RACELOGIC, NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORP., TTTech Computertechnik AG, HORIBA, Xilinx

The Automotive Data Logger Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1 % and is poised to reach $XX Billion by 2027 as compared to $XX Billion []

iCrowdNewswire | August 26, 2021

National Instruments Corp (NATI) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy?

National Instruments Corp (NATI) has been struggling lately, but the selling pressure may be coming to an end soon.

Yahoo | August 20, 2021

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NATI Price Returns

1-mo 3.92%
3-mo -0.15%
6-mo -0.63%
1-year 19.07%
3-year -6.60%
5-year 72.46%
YTD -2.73%
2020 6.71%
2019 -4.52%
2018 11.23%
2017 38.16%
2016 10.59%

NATI Dividends

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