$1.73 EPS Expected for Visteon (VC); Bares Capital Management Has Decreased National Instruments Corp. (NATI) Stake By $12.98 Million

February 21, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Bares Capital Management Inc decreased National Instruments Corp. (NATI) stake by 8.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bares Capital Management Inc sold 309,091 shares as National Instruments Corp. (NATI)’s stock rose 15.72%. The Bares Capital Management Inc holds 3.47 million shares with $146.53M value, down from 3.78M last quarter. National Instruments Corp. now has $6.46B valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $49.39. About 420,663 shares traded. National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) has risen 38.06% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.36% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) to report $1.73 EPS on February, 22 before the open.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 4.95% from last quarter’s $1.82 EPS. VC’s profit would be $53.81M giving it 18.00 P/E if the $1.73 EPS is correct. After having $1.42 EPS previously, Visteon Corporation’s analysts see 21.83% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.86% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $124.56. About 251,078 shares traded. Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) has risen 41.15% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.45% 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. $41’s average target is -16.99% below currents $49.39 stock price. Natl Instruments had 9 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 27 with “Buy”. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. FBR Capital initiated National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) rating on Wednesday, May 11. FBR Capital has “Market Perform” rating and $28 target. Robert W. Baird maintained National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) rating on Tuesday, January 30. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $50.0 target. The rating was initiated by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 31 with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 27 report. Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, December 22 report. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 31 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.96 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 17 investors sold NATI 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. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv reported 163,200 shares stake. King Luther Cap reported 0.72% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Coastline Trust accumulated 61,695 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 871,937 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) for 9,581 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys owns 15,610 shares. Tributary Mngmt Limited Company holds 775 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Friedberg Inv Management invested in 4.06% or 59,500 shares. First Advsrs LP holds 0.06% or 513,720 shares. Tikvah Ltd invested in 440,255 shares or 7.87% of the stock. Kornitzer Management Incorporated Ks reported 175,300 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.09% or 172,283 shares. Envestnet Asset Inc invested in 0.01% or 95,829 shares. Oakbrook Investments Limited Liability Corp reported 0.02% of its portfolio in National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI). Baillie Gifford &, United Kingdom-based fund reported 799,712 shares.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 40 sales for $11.78 million activity. 7,500 shares were sold by TRUCHARD JAMES J, worth $329,850. 1,600 National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) shares with value of $73,904 were sold by KODOSKY JEFFREY L. On Thursday, February 1 DAVERN ALEXANDER M sold $599,947 worth of National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) or 11,925 shares. Roiko John Charles had sold 1,846 shares worth $92,805 on Thursday, February 1.

Analysts await National Instruments Corporation (NASDAQ:NATI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.19 EPS, up 35.71% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.14 per share. NATI’s profit will be $24.84 million for 64.99 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual EPS reported by National Instruments Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -45.71% negative EPS growth.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 sales for $1.73 million activity. 2,004 shares were sold by Lawande Sachin, worth $248,296. 1,106 Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) shares with value of $133,959 were sold by Vallance Robert R. Marianos Stephanie S sold $61,307 worth of Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) on Friday, September 15. $155,188 worth of stock was sold by Cole Matthew M on Tuesday, August 22.

Visteon Corporation designs, engineers, and makes electronics products for original equipment vehicle manufacturers worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.87 billion. The firm provides instrument clusters, including standard analog gauge clusters to high-resolution, all-digital, fully reconfigurable, 2-D, and 3-D display devices; information displays that integrate a range of user interface technologies and graphics management capabilities; and infotainment systems that allows vehicle occupants to connect their mobile devices to the system and safely access phone functions, listen to music, stream media and enable mobile connectivity applications. It has a 26.51 P/E ratio. It also offers audio systems, including audio head units, amplifiers, and analog and digital radios; telematics control unit to enable secure connected car services, software updates, and data; SmartCore, an automotive-grade, integrated domain controller to enhance efficiency, and reduce power consumption and cost; and head-up displays , such as combiner HUD and windshield HUD that present critical information to the driver.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 22 investors sold Visteon Corporation shares while 83 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 28.74 million shares or 6.57% less from 30.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Creative Planning stated it has 1,830 shares. Etrade Management Lc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) for 5,470 shares. 3,060 are held by Hillsdale Inv Management. Kirr Marbach And Company Ltd Llc In invested in 3.01% or 111,159 shares. Vanguard Gp Inc owns 2.71M shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd Com reported 100,300 shares. Cadence Ltd Liability has invested 0.05% in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Glenmede Trust Na holds 0% or 76 shares in its portfolio. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas owns 0% invested in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) for 2,629 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.02% in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC). Gamco Invsts Inc Et Al reported 153,871 shares. Pdt Limited Liability owns 0.54% invested in Visteon Corporation (NASDAQ:VC) for 131,500 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc holds 0.13% or 19,373 shares in its portfolio. Essex Invest Mngmt Commerce Limited Company invested in 6,526 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Advsrs Asset Mgmt Inc reported 131 shares.

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