National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is expected to pay $0.20 on Dec 5, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.80. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 9, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on National Instruments Corporation’s current price of $28.48, the dividend is 0.70%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 14, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 28, 2016. The stock increased 4.71% or $1.28 during the last trading session, hitting $28.48. National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) has declined 3.48% since April 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 5.43% the S&P500.
National Instruments Corporation designs, makes and sells systems to engineers and scientists. The company has a market cap of $3.66 billion. The Firm offers graphical system design approach to engineering, which provides an integrated software and hardware platform for measurement and control systems. It has a 42.7 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include reusable hardware and software modules.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 1.58 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.02, from 1.6 in 2016Q1. The ratio fall, as 21 funds sold all National Instruments Corp shares owned while 59 reduced positions. 23 funds bought stakes while 103 increased positions. They now own 93.24 million shares or 1.35% less from 94.52 million shares in 2016Q1.
King Luther Cap Mngmt owns 2.00M shares or 0.54% of their US portfolio. Northern last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Shelton Mngmt holds 0.03% or 10,469 shares in its portfolio. Tompkins Corporation holds 1,055 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Alpha Windward Limited Liability has 15,673 shares for 0.31% of their US portfolio. Liberty Mutual Asset has 0.04% invested in the company for 43,820 shares. Clinton Group has 35,075 shares for 0.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rockefeller Financial Serv has 0.02% invested in National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) for 27,850 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md has 0.04% invested in the company for 6.13M shares. Tikvah Mgmt Lc owns 670,555 shares or 10.76% of their US portfolio. Fenimore Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 0.17% or 122,000 shares. Bank & Trust Of America De accumulated 0% or 510,968 shares. Td Asset Mgmt last reported 27,400 shares in the company. North Star Asset Mngmt owns 68,314 shares or 0.24% of their US portfolio. Omers Administration reported 42,500 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.
Insider Transactions: Since May 23, 2016, the stock had 2 buys, and 1 insider sale for $10.88 million net activity. On Monday, May 23 TRUCHARD JAMES J bought $10.86 million worth of the stock or 394,819 shares. Another trade for 1,207 shares valued at $32,862 was bought by LE DUY LOAN T. On Monday, November 7 Starkloff Eric Howard sold $12,455 worth of the stock or 437 shares.
National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) Ratings Coverage
Out of 2 analysts covering Natl Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. Natl Instruments has been the topic of 2 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Oppenheimer initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, July 31 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Wednesday, May 11 by FBR Capital.
More important recent National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Headwinds Hurt National Instruments Corp. Earnings” on July 28, 2016, also Fool.com published article titled: “National Instruments Starts Turning the Corner”, Marketwatch.com published: “National Instruments appoints new CEO; shares halted” on August 29, 2016. More interesting news about National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) was released by: Forbes.com and their article: “National Instruments Secret Sauce In Industrial IoT: Getting The Data From The …” with publication date: August 09, 2016.
NATI Company Profile
National Instruments Corporation (NI), incorporated on May 3, 1994, designs, makes and sells systems to engineers and scientists. The Firm offers graphical system design approach to engineering, which provides an integrated software and hardware platform for measurement and control systems. The Company’s products include reusable hardware and software modules. The Firm offers a range of measurement, automation and control products to work either separately, as stand-alone products or as an integrated system or as an integrated system. The Firm offers products, technology and services, which include system design software, programming tools, application software, modular hardware products and related driver software, production test systems, NI education platform, software products for teaching and hardware products for teaching. The Firm also offers NI Services, including hardware services and maintenance, software maintenance services, and training and certification.
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