News coverage about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a daily sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.7720266641773 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have issued reports on NKSH. Sandler O’Neill set a $40.00 price target on shares of National Bankshares and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. TheStreet lowered shares of National Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th.

National Bankshares (NASDAQ NKSH) opened at 42.45 on Monday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $38.42 and a 200 day moving average of $39.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $295.32 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.35 and a beta of 0.32. National Bankshares has a 12-month low of $34.00 and a 12-month high of $45.35.

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National Bankshares Company Profile

National Bankshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its community bank subsidiary, the National Bank of Blacksburg (NBB or the Bank). NBB offers a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits and local governments.

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