National Bankshares (NKSH) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.11

Headlines about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.6281983065322 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Shares of National Bankshares (NASDAQ NKSH) traded down $1.25 on Friday, reaching $43.90. The company had a trading volume of 6,975 shares, compared to its average volume of 9,074. The company has a market cap of $305.46, a P/E ratio of 21.11 and a beta of 0.31. National Bankshares has a 52 week low of $36.05 and a 52 week high of $47.70.

National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $11.88 million for the quarter. National Bankshares had a net margin of 28.45% and a return on equity of 7.90%.

Separately, BidaskClub downgraded National Bankshares from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th.

In other National Bankshares news, Director Glenn P. Reynolds sold 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.01, for a total transaction of $44,010.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,144 shares in the company, valued at approximately $226,387.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 3.68% of the company’s stock.

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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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