News articles about NAPCO Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing 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 one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NAPCO Security Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.3237485514815 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

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

Shares of NAPCO Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) traded up 0.54% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $9.25. 21,673 shares of the company traded hands. NAPCO Security Technologies has a 12 month low of $6.39 and a 12 month high of $10.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $174.31 million, a P/E ratio of 29.94 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a 50 day moving average of $8.65 and a 200 day moving average of $9.45.

NAPCO Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, September 5th. The industrial products company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $25.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.40 million. NAPCO Security Technologies had a net margin of 6.41% and a return on equity of 10.60%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.18 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that NAPCO Security Technologies will post $0.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Separately, Canaccord Genuity started coverage on shares of NAPCO Security Technologies in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. They set a “buy” rating and a $12.00 price target on the stock.

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In other NAPCO Security Technologies news, Director Paul Stephen Beeber sold 2,886 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.20, for a total transaction of $26,551.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 37.81% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

NAPCO Security Technologies Company Profile

NAPCO Security Technologies, Inc is a manufacturer of security products, encompassing access control systems, door-locking products, intrusion and fire alarm systems and video surveillance products. These products are used for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial and governmental applications, and are sold across the world principally to independent distributors, dealers and installers of security equipment.

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