Zacks: Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (NSSC) Receives Average Recommendation of “Strong Buy” from Analysts

Napco Security Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSSC) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokerages have set a 12-month consensus price target of $12.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Napco Security Technologies an industry rank of 18 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

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Separately, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of Napco Security Technologies in a research report on Monday, February 5th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of NSSC. OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new stake in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the 3rd quarter worth about $143,000. K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc purchased a new position in Napco Security Technologies during the 4th quarter valued at about $176,000. California State Teachers Retirement System purchased a new position in Napco Security Technologies during the 2nd quarter valued at about $198,000. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its position in Napco Security Technologies by 328.4% during the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 62,789 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $547,000 after acquiring an additional 48,131 shares during the period. Finally, Algert Global LLC lifted its position in Napco Security Technologies by 37.7% during the 3rd quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 68,972 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $669,000 after acquiring an additional 18,891 shares during the period. 29.11% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

NSSC traded up $0.10 during trading on Monday, hitting $10.65. 17,617 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 41,544. The stock has a market capitalization of $197.38, a P/E ratio of 31.03 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a quick ratio of 2.36, a current ratio of 5.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Napco Security Technologies has a 12-month low of $7.40 and a 12-month high of $11.90.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 5th. The industrial products company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $21.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $22.07 million. Napco Security Technologies had a net margin of 7.09% and a return on equity of 11.07%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.05 EPS.

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About Napco Security Technologies

Napco Security Technologies, Inc manufactures and sells security products and software worldwide. The company offers access control systems, door security products, intrusion and fire alarm systems, and video surveillance systems for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and governmental applications.

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