News stories about National Western Life Group (NASDAQ:NWLI) have been trending very positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty 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 Western Life Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.70 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
National Western Life Group (NWLI) traded up 1.17% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $347.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 21,185 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $328.26 and a 200 day moving average price of $314.20. National Western Life Group has a 1-year low of $190.03 and a 1-year high of $348.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion, a PE ratio of 11.81 and a beta of 1.45.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded National Western Life Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th.
About National Western Life Group
National Western Life Insurance Company (National Western) is a stock life insurance company. The Company operates in two segments: Domestic Insurance Operations and International Insurance Operations. The products marketed under domestic insurance operations are annuities, universal life insurance and traditional life insurance, which include both term and whole life products.
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