Since 1976, National Instruments has equipped engineers and scientists with tools that accelerate productivity, innovation and discovery. NI's graphical system design approach to engineering provides an integrated software and hardware platform that speeds the development of any system that needs measurement and control, while the company's long-term vision and commitment to corporate responsibility empowers the success of customers, suppliers, employees, shareholders and society.
National Instruments was founded in 1976.
National Instruments is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
National Instruments has more than 7,400 employees.
NI customers are engineers, scientists, and technology professionals in diverse industries who use NI software and hardware tools to research, design, manufacture, test, and improve a wide array of products and services. NI sells to a broad base of more than 35,000 different companies worldwide, with no one customer representing more than 6 percent of revenue and no one industry representing more than 15 percent of revenue.
National Instruments has historically paid dividends on its common stock.
On January 25, 2011, National Instruments announced that the NI Board of Directors declared a 3-for-2 stock split to be effected as a stock dividend. Stockholders of record on Feb. 4, 2011 will be entitled to one additional share of common stock for every two shares of the company's common stock held on that date.
The new shares resulting from the 3-for-2 split will be issued on or about Feb. 21, 2011 to holders of record as of Feb. 4, 2011. On Jan. 25, 2011, the company had approximately 79 million shares of common stock outstanding. After the stock split, the company will have approximately 118 million shares of common stock outstanding.
On January 25, the NI Board of Directors also announced an increase to the cash dividend from $0.13 to $0.15 per common share payable on Feb. 21, to shareholders of record on Feb. 4, 2011. The cash dividend will be paid out on a pre-split basis of 79 million shares.
To view the press release announcing the stock split please click here
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National Instruments fiscal year ends December 31st.
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You can contact National Instruments' transfer agent to transfer your stock or change your address. The transfer agent and registrar for National Instruments common stock is Computershare Trust Company N.A. Shareholders may contact the transfer agent at the address or phone number listed below.
Transfer Agent and Registrar
Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
C/O Computershare Investor Services
P. O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77842-3170