News stories about National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Presto Industries earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 45.7106462053162 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded National Presto Industries from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st.

National Presto Industries (NPK) traded down 0.51% during trading on Friday, reaching $108.30. The company had a trading volume of 13,702 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $111.05 and its 200 day moving average price is $105.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $754.09 million, a P/E ratio of 13.61 and a beta of 0.44. National Presto Industries has a one year low of $83.53 and a one year high of $114.70.

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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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