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 Metrics

National Instruments Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$1.2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$915.1 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$82.7 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$4.2 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$285.3 m
National Instruments's current market capitalization is $4.2 b.
National Instruments's revenue was reported to be $1.2 b in FY, 2016 which is a 0.2% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$1.2 b$1.2 b$1.2 b$1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$305.2 m$318.1 m$317 m$313.1 m

Gross profit

$867.3 m$925.7 m$908.5 m$915.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$768.7 m$780.5 m$771.3 m$795.3 m


$98.6 m$145.2 m$137.2 m$119.7 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$679 k$1.1 m$1.4 m$1.1 m

Pre tax profit

$97.2 m$144 m$131.3 m$114.6 m

Income tax expense

$16.7 m$17.7 m$36 m$31.9 m

Net Income

$80.5 m$126.3 m$95.3 m$82.7 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$230.3 m$274 m$251.1 m$285.3 m

Accounts Receivable

$180.7 m$202.3 m$216.2 m$228.7 m


$49 m$70.1 m$65.4 m$54 m

Current Assets

$828.6 m$947.8 m$799.7 m$834.6 m


$260.6 m$264.1 m$257.9 m$260.5 m


$146.5 m$144.3 m$257.7 m$253.2 m

Total Assets

$1.3 b$1.5 b$1.5 b$1.5 b

Accounts Payable

$56.6 m$58.6 m$51 m$48.8 m

Current Liabilities

$225.4 m$247.7 m$240.2 m$260.1 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$604.3 m$662.9 m$717.7 m$771.3 m

Retained Earnings

$414.9 m$465 m$400.8 m$376.2 m

Total Equity

$1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b$1.1 b

Financial Leverage

1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x1.3 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$80.5 m$126.3 m$95.3 m$82.7 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$68 m$70.2 m$73.3 m$73.4 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 m$195.1 m$162.6 m$195.8 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)

Interest Paid

$110 k$144 k$287 k$520 k

Income Taxes Paid

$10.5 m$28 m$29 m$2.9 m

Free Cash Flow

$217.3 m$240.1 m$196.6 m$240.3 m

National Instruments Market Value History

National Instruments Median Salaries

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

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