Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:NSSC) gapped up before the market opened on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $6.92, but opened at $6.96. Napco Security Technologies shares last traded at $7.04, with a volume of 161,922 shares.

A number of equities research analysts have commented on NSSC shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Napco Security Technologies from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 6th. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and set a $5.50 target price on shares of Napco Security Technologies in a research note on Sunday, May 15th.

The company has a market capitalization of $131.69 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.01. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $6.57 and its 200 day moving average price is $6.03.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last issued its earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported $0.06 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.02 EPS. The firm earned $19.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $19.24 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Napco Security Technologies Inc. will post $0.31 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of NSSC. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 908,978 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,363,000 after buying an additional 8,896 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 23.1% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 172,755 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,019,000 after buying an additional 32,405 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teton Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 17.2% in the fourth quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 207,211 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,223,000 after buying an additional 30,400 shares during the last quarter.

Napco Security Technologies, Inc (NAPCO) is a diversified manufacturer of security products, including access control systems, door-locking products, intrusion and fire alarm systems and video surveillance products. The Company’s products are used for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial and governmental applications, and are sold worldwide principally to independent distributors, dealers and installers of security equipment.

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