$0.23 dividends just around the corner for National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) shareholders.

August 9, 2018 - By Vernon Prom

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.52, from 1.64 in 2017Q4. It dropped, 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.
Atlanta Management L L C has invested 0.18% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0% or 1,102 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 39,175 shares. Bradley Foster Sargent Incorporated Ct invested in 21,719 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Fifth Third Bankshares holds 0% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 2,409 shares. 224,584 are owned by Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio. Zacks Investment reported 123,596 shares. Moreover, Gsa Prtn Limited Liability Partnership has 0.03% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Nomura Hldg reported 23,785 shares stake. Praesidium Invest Management Commerce Limited Liability Com holds 4.32% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 1.04M shares. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada accumulated 0% or 84,016 shares. State Street Corporation holds 0.01% or 2.90 million shares in its portfolio. Stephens Investment Grp Lc has 743,434 shares for 0.82% of their portfolio. Mcdaniel Terry And Communications holds 4.4% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 476,044 shares. Crawford Invest Counsel stated it has 0.1% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI).

Since February 12, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 56 selling transactions for $94.21 million activity. TRUCHARD JAMES J also sold $1.97M worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares. Another trade for 519 shares valued at $21,526 was made by LE DUY LOAN T on Wednesday, May 23. The insider Fettweis Gerhard Paul sold 800 shares worth $33,686. Rust Scott Arthur sold 6,372 shares worth $264,119.

National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI) is expected to pay $0.23 on Sep 4, 2018. Shareholders owning the stock before Aug 10, 2018 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on National Instruments Corp’s current price of $44.58, the dividend is 0.52 %. This dividend’s record date is Aug 13, 2018 and the announcement date is Jul 26, 2018. The stock decreased 0.65% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $44.58. About 289,757 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 8.36% since August 9, 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 $5.89 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 90.79 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.

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. National Instruments Corp had 3 analyst reports since February 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, July 30 by Robert W. Baird. As per Monday, April 2, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird.

More recent National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “5G Complexity To Test Standards” on July 26, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “National Instruments (NATI) Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on July 26, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “National Instruments (NATI) Declares $0.23 Quarterly Dividend; 2.2% Yield” with publication date: July 17, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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