How Analysts Rated National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Last Week?

July 12, 2018 - By Robert Crowder

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.52, from 1.64 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 24 investors sold National Instruments Corporation shares while 83 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 98.04 million shares or 1.25% more from 96.83 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Visionary Asset Mngmt accumulated 8,488 shares. Us Fincl Bank De holds 76,289 shares. Amer Int Grp reported 215,369 shares. Zacks holds 123,596 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Geode Capital Mgmt has invested 0.02% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio owns 224,584 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 2.21M shares. 17,571 are owned by Arrowstreet Cap Lp. Moreover, Bluecrest Capital Mngmt Limited has 0.05% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Veritable Limited Partnership holds 5,151 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Nomura Holdings has invested 0% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Daiwa Secs Gru Inc stated it has 188,355 shares. Schaper Benz And Wise Investment Counsel Wi holds 1.99% or 265,797 shares in its portfolio. Peak6 Investments Lp stated it has 967 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested 0% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI).

Since January 16, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 62 selling transactions for $95.73 million activity. TRUCHARD JAMES J sold $6.47M worth of stock. Shares for $264,119 were sold by Rust Scott Arthur. The insider Fettweis Gerhard Paul sold 800 shares worth $33,686. 519 shares were bought by LE DUY LOAN T, worth $21,526 on Wednesday, May 23. The insider DAVERN ALEXANDER M sold $599,947. 1,846 National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares with value of $92,805 were sold by Roiko John Charles.

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering National Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. National Instruments had 4 analyst reports since January 31, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, January 31. The company was downgraded on Monday, April 2 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Robert W. Baird. Below is a list of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) latest ratings and price target changes.

02/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold Downgrade
27/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $50.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $46 New Target: $50 Maintain

The stock increased 0.15% or $0.0635 during the last trading session, reaching $43.5135. About 22,666 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 8.36% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.21% the S&P500.

National Instruments Corporation designs, makes, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.71 billion. 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. It has a 98.67 P/E ratio. The firm 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 users configuration technical data management, analysis, and report generation tools; NI InsightCM Enterprise for monitoring critical and ancillary rotating equipment; and NI Multisim circuit design software.

More recent National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “NI Announces New mmWave Radio Heads Targeted at 5G NR Research and System Prototyping” on July 10, 2018. Also Businesswire.com published the news titled: “NI and Spirent Communications Collaborate on 5G Performance Test Solution” on July 11, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “National Instruments Announces Upcoming Schedule of Events with the Financial Community” with publication date: July 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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