News stories about National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Presto Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 46.1053673532746 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
National Presto Industries (NYSE NPK) traded down 2.60% on Friday, hitting $99.20. 44,583 shares of the company were exchanged. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $110.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $105.57. National Presto Industries has a 52-week low of $83.53 and a 52-week high of $114.70. The stock has a market capitalization of $690.93 million, a P/E ratio of 12.16 and a beta of 0.44.
Separately, BidaskClub raised 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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About National Presto Industries
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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