Press coverage about National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the conglomerate an impact score of 45.8290787698195 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Shares of National Presto Industries (NPK) traded up $0.15 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $113.95. 26,960 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 22,865. National Presto Industries has a 52 week low of $89.05 and a 52 week high of $121.40. The company has a market capitalization of $792.62, a P/E ratio of 14.52 and a beta of 0.50.
Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of National Presto Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th.
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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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