National Instruments - NATI Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $47.50
  • Forecasted Upside: -12.44%
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
$54.25
▼ -0.26 (-0.48%)

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Analyst Price Target for NATI

Analyst Price Target is $47.50
▼ -12.44% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for National Instruments in the last 3 months. The average price target is $47.50, with a high forecast of $52.00 and a low forecast of $43.00. The average price target represents a -12.44% upside from the last price of $54.25.

This chart shows the closing price for NATI for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 5 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in National Instruments. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
8/8/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 2 buy ratings
  • 0 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/6/2021
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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2/4/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
  • 1 hold ratings
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5/5/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 4 buy ratings
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8/3/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
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  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
11/1/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 5 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
12/31/2022
  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
1/30/2023

Latest Recommendations

  • 0 strong buy ratings
  • 3 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings

Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/17/2023Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweight$52.00Low
1/17/2023Robert W. BairdBoost Target$46.00 ➝ $50.00Low
12/13/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$47.00 ➝ $52.00Low
11/22/2022Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$50.00Low
10/28/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight$49.00 ➝ $47.00Low
10/28/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$49.00 ➝ $44.00Low
10/20/2022UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$43.00Low
10/11/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$46.00 ➝ $49.00Low
10/10/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$43.00 ➝ $46.00Low
9/16/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$44.00 ➝ $46.00Low
7/14/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$42.00 ➝ $35.00Low
6/1/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$48.00 ➝ $43.00High
1/28/2022Susquehanna BancsharesUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$48.00 ➝ $50.00High
1/28/2022SusquehannaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Positive$48.00 ➝ $50.00High
12/13/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$46.00 ➝ $48.00High
12/8/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$50.00High
9/26/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $48.00Medium
1/8/2021Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$42.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/8/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$37.00Medium
8/16/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$39.00Low
8/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$38.00Low
8/4/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
6/9/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingHold$35.00Low
6/2/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingHold$33.00High
5/4/2020Robert W. BairdBoost TargetOutperform$30.00 ➝ $46.00Medium
5/1/2020Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold$50.00 ➝ $46.00High
4/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$39.00Medium
4/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$37.00High
4/3/2020Susquehanna BancsharesReiterated RatingHold$34.00High
3/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageSector Perform$45.00Medium
1/9/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$50.00High
10/18/2019Susquehanna BancsharesInitiated CoverageNeutral$40.00Low
5/1/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
10/26/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$45.00 ➝ $50.00High
10/22/2018Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$48.00Low
7/30/2018Robert W. BairdLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$47.00 ➝ $46.00Low
4/2/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$50.00High
1/31/2018Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/31/2018Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$46.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
(Data available from 1/31/2018 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.22 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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  • 7 very positive mentions
  • 88 positive mentions
  • 27 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
7/4/2022
  • 15 very positive mentions
  • 88 positive mentions
  • 19 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
8/3/2022
  • 19 very positive mentions
  • 78 positive mentions
  • 23 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
9/2/2022
  • 18 very positive mentions
  • 70 positive mentions
  • 16 negative mentions
  • 11 very negative mentions
10/2/2022
  • 11 very positive mentions
  • 79 positive mentions
  • 24 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
11/1/2022
  • 10 very positive mentions
  • 79 positive mentions
  • 22 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
12/1/2022
  • 13 very positive mentions
  • 54 positive mentions
  • 22 negative mentions
  • 8 very negative mentions
12/31/2022
  • 22 very positive mentions
  • 67 positive mentions
  • 16 negative mentions
  • 13 very negative mentions
1/30/2023

Current Sentiment

  • 22 very positive mentions
  • 67 positive mentions
  • 16 negative mentions
  • 13 very negative mentions

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National Instruments Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of systems to engineers and scientists that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. The firm's products include Labview, TestStand, FlexLogger, Voltage, Temperature, Software Defined Radios, Power Accessories, and Repair Services. It provides application software and modular, multifunction hardware that users combine with industry-standard computers, networks and third-party devices to create measurement, automation and embedded systems. The company was founded by Jeffrey L. Kodosky and James J. Truchard in May 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, TX.
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Today's Range

Now: $54.25
Low: $54.09
High: $54.49

50 Day Range

MA: $42.06
Low: $35.79
High: $54.51

52 Week Range

Now: $54.25
Low: $29.81
High: $55.04

Volume

857,498 shs

Average Volume

2,879,305 shs

Market Capitalization

$7.08 billion

P/E Ratio

51.67

Dividend Yield

2.05%

Beta

1.09

Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of National Instruments?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued stock ratings on National Instruments in the last twelve months: Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Robert W. Baird, StockNews.com, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for National Instruments?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for National Instruments in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $47.50, suggesting a possible downside of 12.4%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting NATI will reach $52.00 in the next twelve months. UBS Group AG has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $43.00 for National Instruments in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for National Instruments?

National Instruments currently has 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe NATI will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of National Instruments.
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How do I contact National Instruments' investor relations team?

National Instruments' physical mailing address is 11500 North MoPac Expressway, Austin TX, 78759. The technology company's listed phone number is (512) 683-0100 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for National Instruments is www.ni.com. Learn More about contacing National Instruments investor relations.