Media stories about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.6923217870659 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of National Bankshares (NASDAQ NKSH) remained flat at $$46.00 during midday trading on Monday. 500 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,120. National Bankshares has a 12-month low of $34.00 and a 12-month high of $47.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $320.07, a P/E ratio of 22.22 and a beta of 0.29.
National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55 by ($0.01). National Bankshares had a return on equity of 7.96% and a net margin of 28.45%. The firm had revenue of $11.88 million during the quarter.
NKSH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Sandler O’Neill set a $40.00 price target on National Bankshares and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. TheStreet lowered National Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 16th.
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National Bankshares Company Profile
National Bankshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its community bank subsidiary, the National Bank of Blacksburg (NBB or the Bank). NBB offers a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits and local governments.
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