News headlines about National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Presto Industries earned a coverage optimism score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the conglomerate an impact score of 47.7173476909666 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
National Presto Industries (NYSE NPK) traded up $1.90 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $96.35. The company had a trading volume of 6,138 shares, compared to its average volume of 62,228. The stock has a market capitalization of $682.71, a PE ratio of 11.70 and a beta of 0.45. National Presto Industries has a 12-month low of $88.80 and a 12-month high of $121.40.
The firm also recently announced a special dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $5.00 per share. This represents a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th.
WARNING: This article was first reported by Markets Daily and is the property of of Markets Daily. If you are viewing this article on another domain, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. and international trademark & copyright laws. The legal version of this article can be accessed at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2018/03/13/national-presto-industries-npk-getting-positive-news-coverage-study-finds.html.
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.
Receive News & Ratings for National Presto Industries Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for National Presto Industries and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.