An Insider Jeffrey Kodosky Sold 1600 shares of National Instruments (NATI); TOMTOM NV AMSTERDAM (TMOAF) Shorts Lowered By 1.01%

After the publishing of a document filled with Security and Exchange Commission; a insider trading trade became apparent. The director of National Instruments Corp, Jeffrey Kodosky; completed a trade in the open market by selling 1,600 shares at the avg market share price which was $47.3 of the public company worth approx. $75,632 U.S. Dollars. It seems he is very active lately as in the last 30 days, he silently sold additional 6,400 shares of the company, worth $282,816 USD. Right now, he has in hand a total of 1.68 million shares or 1.28% of National Instruments Corp’s total market cap.

TOMTOM NV AMSTERDAM (OTCMKTS:TMOAF) had a decrease of 1.01% in short interest. TMOAF’s SI was 636,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 1.01% from 643,300 shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 2123 days are for TOMTOM NV AMSTERDAM (OTCMKTS:TMOAF)’s short sellers to cover TMOAF’s short positions. It closed at $10.27 lastly. It is down 0.00% since January 31, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

TomTom N.V. develops and sells navigation and location solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.39 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Automotive, Licensing, Telematics, and Consumer. It currently has negative earnings. The Automotive segment offers maps, navigation software components, and connected services to OEMs and Tier1 head unit vendors.

National Instruments Corporation designs, makes, and sells systems to engineers and scientists worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.53 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 124.85 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.

The stock increased 7.37% or $3.43 during the last trading session, reaching $49.94. About 1.28 million shares traded or 127.74% up from the average. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 38.06% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.36% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Natl Instruments (NASDAQ:NATI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Natl Instruments has $50 highest and $28 lowest target. $37.25’s average target is -25.41% below currents $49.94 stock price. Natl Instruments had 8 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, January 27. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, September 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, May 11, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. Oppenheimer initiated National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, October 27. The stock of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, December 22.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 38 insider sales for $7.54 million activity. $84,720 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares were sold by KODOSKY JEFFREY L. 7,500 shares were sold by TRUCHARD JAMES J, worth $327,300 on Monday, October 9.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.24, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It dropped, 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. Tributary Capital Limited holds 775 shares. Swiss Retail Bank reported 0.01% stake. Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.06% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Principal Group Inc Inc holds 0.02% or 458,721 shares in its portfolio. 458,436 are held by Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Lc. 8,677 were accumulated by Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company. Mcdaniel Terry Com has 3.85% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 483,209 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 294,227 shares. Glenmede Company Na holds 4,521 shares. Cibc Ww Mkts Corp has 0.03% invested in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Weaver C Barksdale Associate reported 0.01% in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Crawford Invest Counsel reported 0.08% stake. Wealthtrust holds 767 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.08% or 495,371 shares.