How Many National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.74 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.54, from 1.2 in 2018Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold National Instruments Corporation shares while 63 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 97.39 million shares or 1.11% less from 98.49 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported.
Daiwa Group Inc Inc owns 0.04% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 106,925 shares. Kornitzer Mgmt Inc Ks holds 0.02% or 31,375 shares in its portfolio. 131 were reported by Ent Fincl Corp. Moreover, Wellington Gru Llp has 0.07% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale, a Germany-based fund reported 6,496 shares. Alliancebernstein L P has invested 0% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Stephens Inc Ar holds 0.02% or 16,233 shares in its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems invested 0.06% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Stifel Fincl stated it has 37,872 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Lc, New York-based fund reported 16,478 shares. Utah Retirement accumulated 0.02% or 20,452 shares. Parkside Fincl Bank And Tru invested in 2,143 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott Lc holds 0% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 7,907 shares. Glenmede Trust Na owns 4,475 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P accumulated 0.01% or 739,505 shares.

Since July 2, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 41 insider sales for $26.22 million activity. 69,000 shares valued at $3.11M were sold by TRUCHARD JAMES J on Thursday, August 23. Roiko John Charles sold $65,697 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Wednesday, August 29. Shares for $122,950 were sold by Starkloff Eric Howard. Rust Scott Arthur had sold 4,576 shares worth $222,108 on Wednesday, August 1.

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 2 analyst reports since July 30, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, July 30 report. Deutsche Bank upgraded National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) rating on Friday, October 26. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $50 target. Below is a list of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) latest ratings and price target changes.

26/10/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Old Target: $45 New Target: $50 Upgrade
30/07/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $47 New Target: $46 Maintain

The stock increased 2.32% or $1.03 during the last trading session, reaching $45.38. About 530,213 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 10.44% since January 2, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.44% the S&P500.

National Instruments Corporation designs, makes, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.01 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 81.77 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 notable recent National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stifel resumes tech names, says Buy to Lumentum – Seeking Alpha” on October 23, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “NATI Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average – Nasdaq” published on October 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “National Instruments (NATI) 2018 Investment Conference – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” on May 23, 2018. More interesting news about National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “National Instruments Corporation (NATI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 08, 2018 – Nasdaq” published on November 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “National Instruments (NATI) Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: October 25, 2018.

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