BidaskClub upgraded shares of Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report released on Wednesday morning.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Napco Security Technologies from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note on Monday, June 18th.

Shares of NSSC opened at $15.40 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $291.04 million, a PE ratio of 37.02 and a beta of 0.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 2.77 and a current ratio of 5.76. Napco Security Technologies has a 12-month low of $7.90 and a 12-month high of $17.45.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, September 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $27.26 million during the quarter. Napco Security Technologies had a return on equity of 13.00% and a net margin of 8.34%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the second quarter worth approximately $149,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the second quarter worth approximately $212,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the first quarter worth approximately $240,000. Deutsche Bank AG increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 328.4% in the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 62,789 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $547,000 after acquiring an additional 48,131 shares in the last quarter. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. purchased a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the second quarter worth approximately $1,279,000. 32.69% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Napco Security Technologies Company Profile

Napco Security Technologies, Inc manufactures and sells security products and software worldwide. The company offers access control systems, door security products, intrusion and fire alarm systems, and video surveillance systems for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and governmental applications.

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