National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) is set to release its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect National Instruments Corporation to post earnings of $0.23 per share for the quarter. National Instruments Corporation has set its Q3 guidance at $0.22-0.36 EPS.

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The technology company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $318.61 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $321.07 million. National Instruments Corporation had a net margin of 8.11% and a return on equity of 9.81%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.23 EPS. On average, analysts expect National Instruments Corporation to post $0.92 EPS for the current fiscal year and $1.16 EPS for the next fiscal year.

National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ NATI) opened at 44.14 on Thursday. National Instruments Corporation has a 12-month low of $27.08 and a 12-month high of $45.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.76 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 59.73 and a beta of 0.96. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $41.85 and a 200-day moving average of $39.05.

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In other National Instruments Corporation news, Director James J. Truchard sold 7,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.43, for a total transaction of $333,225.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Jeffrey L. Kodosky sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $42.94, for a total value of $85,880.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 384,271 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,500,596.74. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 64,500 shares of company stock valued at $2,675,490 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 9.92% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered National Instruments Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. BidaskClub lowered National Instruments Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating on shares of National Instruments Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.25.

National Instruments Corporation Company Profile

National Instruments Corporation (NI) designs, manufactures and sells systems to engineers and scientists. The Company offers a line of measurement, automation and control products. It 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.

Earnings History for National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI)

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