National Instruments (NATI)’s director Jeffrey Kodosky Sold 1,600 Shares of the Company; Last Week ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (ZIOP) Analysts

A form filed with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission on 21-03-2018 disclosed that Jeffrey Kodosky, the director of National Instruments Corp, ‘s company unloaded 1,600 shares. With avg cost per share of $51.9 the trade’s worth is $83,072 U.S Dollars. Jeffrey is trying to decrease his company’s share, same as he did in the last 30 days. He unloaded another 6,400 shares worth $327,440 USD. Jeffrey Kodosky today holds 1.27% of the company’s total market capitalization with ownership of 1.67 million shares. 

Among 4 analysts covering Ziopharm Oncology (NASDAQ:ZIOP), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Ziopharm Oncology had 9 analyst reports since December 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, December 4 by Wells Fargo. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $7 target in Wednesday, May 11 report. Mizuho maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $6 target in Monday, January 25 report. The stock of ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, June 2 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 14 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright given on Monday, March 5. The stock of ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, August 10. See ZIOPHARM Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) latest ratings:

05/03/2018 Broker: H.C. Wainwright Rating: Buy New Target: $9.5 Maintain
14/12/2017 Broker: H.C. Wainwright Rating: Buy New Target: $9.5 Maintain
11/12/2017 Broker: Raymond James Rating: Hold

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 43 insider sales for $57.10 million activity. The insider KODOSKY JEFFREY L sold 1,600 shares worth $67,248. TRUCHARD JAMES J sold $5.18M worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Monday, February 26. Another trade for 11,925 shares valued at $599,947 was sold by DAVERN ALEXANDER M. The insider Roiko John Charles sold $92,805. Rust Scott Arthur sold $217,316 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Thursday, February 1.

National Instruments Corporation designs, makes, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.91 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 131.57 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.

Analysts await National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.19 earnings per share, up 35.71% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.14 per share. NATI’s profit will be $24.93 million for 69.25 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by National Instruments Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.71% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Natl Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Natl Instruments has $58.0 highest and $28 lowest target. $43’s average target is -18.30% below currents $52.63 stock price. Natl Instruments had 10 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, October 27. As per Wednesday, May 11, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 31. Robert W. Baird upgraded National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Thursday, December 22 to “Outperform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of NATI in report on Tuesday, February 27 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, September 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.64 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.68, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 17 investors sold National Instruments Corporation shares while 85 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 98.79 million shares or 2.67% less from 101.50 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rockefeller Fincl Service reported 14,121 shares. Principal Fincl Grp has invested 0.02% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Fdx invested in 27,930 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Stifel Fincl Corp accumulated 28,047 shares. Zacks holds 128,654 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Daruma Cap invested in 99,489 shares. Eqis Cap Management invested 0.02% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). 440,255 are owned by Tikvah Mgmt Limited Com. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.01% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Hermes Mgmt Limited owns 1.17 million shares. Hanseatic holds 0.36% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 7,423 shares. Waddell & Reed reported 0.02% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Prudential Fincl invested in 68,128 shares. Needham Mngmt Lc reported 29,800 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems holds 15,610 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

The stock increased 0.19% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $52.63. About 455,472 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 38.06% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.36% the S&P500.

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