Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its stake in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) by 602.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,107 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,380 shares during the quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned approximately 0.07% of National Presto Industries worth $564,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. State Street Corp raised its holdings in shares of National Presto Industries by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 182,076 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $20,115,000 after purchasing an additional 2,816 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in shares of National Presto Industries by 5.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 77,843 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $8,601,000 after purchasing an additional 3,764 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in shares of National Presto Industries by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 63,185 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $6,982,000 after purchasing an additional 167 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of National Presto Industries by 28.6% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 43,357 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $4,791,000 after purchasing an additional 9,648 shares during the period. Finally, Citadel Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of National Presto Industries by 38.6% in the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 34,543 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $3,817,000 after purchasing an additional 9,618 shares during the period. 53.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE NPK) opened at $115.60 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $805.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.65 and a beta of 0.50. National Presto Industries, Inc. has a 1 year low of $87.75 and a 1 year high of $121.40.

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Separately, BidaskClub cut shares of National Presto Industries from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th.

National Presto Industries Company Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK)

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