National Instruments

Since 1976, NI has made it possible for engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges with powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries—from healthcare to automotive and from consumer electronics to particle physics—use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve the world we live in. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware while selling to a broad base of more than 35,000 companies worldwide. Not one industry represents more than 15 percent of revenue. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has approximately 6,400 employees and direct operations in more than 40 countries.
Austin, US
Size (employees)
7,552 (est)+2%
National Instruments was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Austin, US

National Instruments Office Locations

National Instruments has an office in Austin
Austin, US (HQ)
11500 N Mopac Expy

National Instruments Data and Metrics

National Instruments Financial Metrics

National Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

915.1 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

82.7 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

119.7 m

Market capitalization (25-May-2017)

4.9 b

Closing share price (25-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

285.3 m
National Instruments's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

305.2 m318.1 m317 m313.1 m

Gross profit

867.3 m925.7 m908.5 m915.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

768.7 m780.5 m771.3 m795.3 m


98.6 m145.2 m137.2 m119.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

679 k1.1 m1.4 m1.1 m

Pre tax profit

97.2 m144 m131.3 m114.6 m

Income tax expense

16.7 m17.7 m36 m31.9 m

Net Income

80.5 m126.3 m95.3 m82.7 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


230.3 m274 m251.1 m285.3 m

Accounts Receivable

180.7 m202.3 m216.2 m228.7 m


49 m70.1 m65.4 m54 m

Current Assets

828.6 m947.8 m799.7 m834.6 m


260.6 m264.1 m257.9 m260.5 m


146.5 m144.3 m257.7 m253.2 m

Total Assets

1.3 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b

Accounts Payable

56.6 m58.6 m51 m48.8 m

Current Liabilities

225.4 m247.7 m240.2 m260.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

604.3 m662.9 m717.7 m771.3 m

Retained Earnings

414.9 m465 m400.8 m376.2 m

Total Equity

1 b1.1 b1.1 b1.1 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

80.5 m126.3 m95.3 m82.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

68 m70.2 m73.3 m73.4 m

Accounts Receivable

6.8 m(22 m)(12 m)(12 m)


(1.6 m)(943 k)(8.4 m)(8.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(8.6 m)2 m(9 m)(2.2 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

169.5 m195.1 m162.6 m195.8 m

Capital Expenditures

(47.8 m)(44.9 m)(34 m)(44.4 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(57.8 m)(107.6 m)(78.4 m)(70.5 m)

Dividends Paid

(69.8 m)(76.3 m)(97.6 m)(102.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(43.4 m)(43.8 m)(107.1 m)(91.2 m)

Interest Paid

110 k144 k287 k520 k

Income Taxes Paid

10.5 m28 m29 m2.9 m

Free Cash Flow

217.3 m240.1 m196.6 m240.3 m
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

1.3 x

National Instruments Market Value History

National Instruments Median Salaries

Source: 257 public H-1B filings from National Instruments

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