$40.15 $0.23 (0.6%)

03:37 PM EDT on 05/22/19

National Instruments Corp (NASDAQ:NATI)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

A supplier of measurement and automation products that engineers and scientists use in a range of industries. The Company provides application software and modular, multifunction hardware that users combine with industry-standard computers, networks.

Current Price $40.15 Mkt Cap $5.2B
Open $39.71 P/E Ratio 0.00
Prev. Close $39.92 Div. (Yield) $1.00 (2.1%)
Daily Range $39.69 - $40.47 Volume 121,788
52-Wk Range $39.40 - $48.21 Avg. Daily Vol. 11

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Top NASDAQ:NATI Bull/Bear Pitches

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RiverRover (73.18)
Submitted February 18, 2009

All the other tech companies need what NATI has to offer. They will all go up together when the economy is better.

morton2002 (< 20)
Submitted January 27, 2007

National Instruments is now in between major software product cycles. It's Q4'06 results will be strong, but poor execution by upper management will make growth difficult.

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Member Avatar ScalaAnalyst (< 20) Submitted: 12/29/2014 4:14:14 PM : Outperform Start Price: $28.57 NASDAQ:NATI Score: +3.09

This stock has seen some ups and down in their quarterly earnings in the last year. However, their outlook with a bounding market should do well. I believe the next few quarters should be good for them.

They have been beaten down because they missed two quarters estimates by only a penny. That seems kind of harsh. I'm sure they will rebound and resume a growth nearly 20% in the next few quarters and overall for the next few years.

With insider ownership of 21% they are quite inclined to keep this company moving in a positive direction. They have done so with zero debt.

They also pay a dividend of 1.9% which is just additional icing on the cake. So, I think I could party with these guys for the next few years of so.

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Member Avatar jtallenmd (99.85) Submitted: 5/2/2014 3:57:20 PM : Outperform Start Price: $24.60 NASDAQ:NATI Score: +11.11

Four star stock bouncing off of a recent low. I personally think the stock is slightly overvalued but who am I to argue with market sentiment?

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Member Avatar investanickel (< 20) Submitted: 5/25/2012 12:48:06 PM : Underperform Start Price: $22.11 NASDAQ:NATI Score: +34.47

Have owned NATI for over a year and have watched it thoroughly underperform Mr. Market during this time. Further, I don't see this drag on my portfolio's performance changing anytime soon. Holding (albeit somewhat impatiently) at this point but not very confident in its turnaround. Don't know what I'm missing - a very high percentage of CAPS members weighing in on the stock are high on it - but I'm unimpressed at this point.

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Score Leader

firebob3

firebob3 (92.46) Score: +90.44

The Score Leader is the player with the highest score across all their picks in NATI.

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Pick
Member Name Member
Rating
Start
Date
Call Time
Frame
Start
Price
Stock
Gain
Index
Gain
Score Commentary
hjerman 70.16 4/20/2007 Outperform 3Y $14.01 +186.58% +104.56% +82.02 0 Comment
Vince1172 < 20 3/29/2007 Outperform 5Y $13.74 +192.27% +112.15% +80.12 0 Comment
toddpnewton < 20 4/19/2007 Outperform 3Y $14.13 +184.24% +105.36% +78.88 1 Comment
clmjr 97.98 3/23/2007 3/20/2018 Outperform 3Y $13.88 +189.18% +110.76% +78.41 0 Comment
cbser2007 94.36 3/14/2007 Outperform 1Y $13.71 +192.83% +119.32% +73.50 0 Comment
t34pilot 89.62 3/20/2007 Outperform 1Y $13.96 +187.65% +115.88% +71.77 0 Comment
christmp < 20 3/2/2007 Outperform 1Y $13.91 +188.74% +117.60% +71.14 1 Comment
wantonhubris 32.09 3/5/2007 Outperform 5Y $13.80 +191.04% +120.12% +70.92 0 Comment
Tigerbarb1961 61.92 3/12/2007 Outperform NS $14.00 +186.79% +116.22% +70.57 0 Comment
Belun < 20 12/22/2006 Outperform 3M $14.10 +184.85% +114.67% +70.17 0 Comment

Wall Street

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Player Name Player
Rating
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Date
Call Time
Frame
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Stock
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S&P
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Score End Date Commentary
TrackDeutscheSec 82.21 10/26/2018 Outperform NS $44.92 -10.63% +7.57% -18.19 0 Comment
TrackStifel 90.57 10/21/2010 Outperform NS $18.61 +115.74% +141.59% -25.84 0 Comment
TrackLongbow 87.88 4/1/2010 Outperform NS $22.48 -6.25% -5.00% -1.25 8/10/2010 @ $21.08 0 Comment
TrackRonBaron 79.68 9/30/2009 Outperform NS $15.09 +166.07% +211.12% -45.05 0 Comment
TrackArgus 83.19 12/16/2008 Outperform NS $15.27 -0.96% +4.52% -5.48 1/5/2009 @ $15.13 0 Comment
TrackCitigroup 88.57 1/30/2008 Underperform NS $16.62 +29.54% -6.00% -35.54 7/30/2008 @ $21.53 0 Comment
TrackSoros 82.94 9/30/2007 Outperform NS $18.11 +121.66% +96.42% +25.25 1 Comment
TrackSMHCapital 39.55 7/27/2007 Outperform NS $17.10 +134.78% +104.21% +30.57 0 Comment
TrackTWeisel 87.20 7/13/2007 Outperform NS $18.01 +122.92% +94.80% +28.11 0 Comment
TrackJPMorgan 84.61 6/18/2007 Outperform NS $20.57 +12.06% -22.54% +34.60 4/30/2010 @ $23.05 0 Comment
TrackJimCramer 86.02 11/20/2006 Underperform 3W $15.70 +155.70% +116.50% -39.19 0 Comment
TrackCreditSuiss 89.42 10/24/2006 Outperform NS $19.46 +10.05% -7.74% +17.80 8/20/2008 @ $21.42 0 Comment
TrackNeedham 90.12 10/24/2006 Outperform NS $18.62 +75.64% -3.20% +78.84 3/31/2011 @ $32.70 0 Comment

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