National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					       National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                 Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTC31624FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2013

          11500 North MoPac Expressway                       Phone              +1 512 3389119                  Revenue          1,143.7 (million USD)
          Austin, TX                                         Fax                +1 302 6555049                  Net Profit       90.14 (million USD)
          78759                                              Website            www.ni.com                      Employees        6,869
                                                                                                                                 Technology             and
          United States                                      Exchange           NATI [NASDAQ]                   Industry
                                                                                                                                 Communications

       Company Overview
       National Instruments Corporation (NI) is one of the global leaders providing test, measurement, and embedded systems for
       engineers and scientists. Its products find applications in research and development, simulation and modeling, product design,
       prototype and validation, production testing and industrial control, and field and factory service and repair. The company serves
       various industries including advanced research, automotive, consumer electronics, commercial aerospace, computers and
       electronics, automated test equipment, continuous process manufacturing, education, medical research or pharmaceutical,
       government or defense, energy, semiconductors, telecommunications and others.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      National Instruments Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         James J. Truchard                   Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Jeffrey L. Kodosky                  Director
                                                                                      Operational Efficiency                 Concentrated Inventory and
         John M. Berra                       Director                                                                        Distribution
                                                                                      Widespread Geographical
         Donald M. Carlton                   Director
                                                                                      Presence                               Operational Performance
         Duy-Loan T. Le                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Growing Measurement and                Currency Risk
         National Instruments Corporation                                             Automation Market
                                                                                                                             Highly Competitive Market
        Share Price (USD) as on 15-Jul-                                29.48          Strategic Initiatives
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.73
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       3,642         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 3,470
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     124
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      Apr 22, 2013         National Instruments And LocalGrid Put Green
                                                                                                           Energy On Canadian Grid
                                                                                      Mar 15, 2013         Methode Electronics To Unveil SmartPower
                                                                                                           Stack At APEC 2013
                                                                                      Aug 09, 2012         National Instruments Announces FPGA-based
                                                                                                           Control System To Revolutionize Smart-grid
                                                                                                           Power Electronics Commercialization
                                                                                      Jun 11, 2012         Prolucid Technologies     Awarded Nearly
                                                                                                           $900,000 From Ontario's Smart Grid Fund
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary                 Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       Research, GlobalData                                                          GlobalData




National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - Financial and Strategic                                                              Reference Code: GDTC31624FSA
SWOT Analysis Review
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       National Instruments Corporation - Key Facts .................................................................................................................................... 4
       National Instruments Corporation - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................... 5
       National Instruments Corporation - Key Employee Biographies ......................................................................................................... 7
       National Instruments Corporation - Key Operational Employees ....................................................................................................... 8
       National Instruments Corporation - Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................... 9
       National Instruments Corporation - History....................................................................................................................................... 12
       National Instruments Corporation - Company Statement ................................................................................................................. 16
       National Instruments Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries....................................................................................................... 18
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 20
       National Instruments Corporation - Business Description ................................................................................................................ 20
       National Instruments Corporation - SWOT Analysis ......................................................................................................................... 22
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 22
          National Instruments Corporation - Strengths ............................................................................................................................... 22
             Strength - Operational Efficiency ............................................................................................................................................... 22
             Strength - Widespread Geographical Presence ........................................................................................................................ 22
             Strength - Diversified Offerings ................................................................................................................................................. 22
             Strength - R&D Activities ........................................................................................................................................................... 22
          National Instruments Corporation - Weaknesses .......................................................................................................................... 23
             Weakness - Concentrated Inventory and Distribution ............................................................................................................... 23
             Weakness - Operational Performance ...................................................................................................................................... 23
    
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including: - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. - Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company. - Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history. - Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history. Highlights National Instruments Corporation (NI) is one of the global leaders providing test, measurement, and embedded systems for engineers and scientists. Its products find applica
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