News coverage about National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Presto Industries earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.1053673532746 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of National Presto Industries (NYSE NPK) traded down 0.51% during trading on Friday, hitting $108.30. 13,702 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $111.05 and a 200 day moving average of $105.72. The stock has a market cap of $754.09 million, a P/E ratio of 13.61 and a beta of 0.44. National Presto Industries has a 12-month low of $83.53 and a 12-month high of $114.70.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of National Presto Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st.
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National Presto Industries Company Profile
National Presto Industries, Inc operates through two business segments: the Housewares/Small Appliance segment and the Defense segment. The Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners, kitchen electrics and comfort appliances.
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