National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK) Stock Price Hits 52-Week High Today

June 14, 2018 - By Robert Crowder

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.27, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 13 investors sold National Presto Industries, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 4.16 million shares or 3.44% more from 4.02 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Vanguard Grp accumulated 522,541 shares or 0% of the stock. Gabelli Funds Limited invested in 0.02% or 28,400 shares. Jnba Fin Advsrs invested in 150 shares or 0% of the stock. Victory Capital Mgmt owns 0% invested in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) for 9,041 shares. Ativo Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 5,302 shares. Fincl Bank Of New York Mellon reported 78,789 shares stake. Hotchkis & Wiley Cap Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 12,330 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase Co has 0% invested in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) for 17,006 shares. Michigan-based Comerica Savings Bank has invested 0% in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0% in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK). Snyder Cap Management Lp stated it has 0.35% in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK). Mondrian Investment Prtn Limited holds 0.06% in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) or 24,801 shares. Citigroup Inc holds 338 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The Louisiana-based Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has invested 0.01% in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% of its portfolio in National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) for 3,400 shares.

Since March 20, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $50,205 activity. QUINN PATRICK J also bought $9,985 worth of National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) shares.

The stock of National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) hit a new 52-week high and has $139.05 target or 3.00 % above today’s $135.00 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $941.90 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $139.05 price target is reached, the company will be worth $28.26M more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 1.69% or $2.25 during the last trading session, reaching $135. About 119,519 shares traded or 119.70% up from the average. National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) has risen 8.95% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.62% the S&P500.

Another recent and important National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within IDT, National Presto Industries, EnPro Industries …” on May 17, 2018.

National Presto Industries, Inc. provides housewares and small appliances, and defense products primarily in North America. The company has market cap of $941.90 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Housewares/Small Appliance and Defense. It has a 20.62 P/E ratio. The Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets, and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners; heat control single thermostatic control line of skillets, griddles, woks, and multi-purpose cookers under the Presto Control Master brand; deep fryers; waffle makers; pizza ovens; slicer/shredders; electric heaters; hot air, oil, and microwave corn poppers; dehydrators; rice cookers; microwave bacon cookers; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric tea kettles; electric knife sharpeners; kitchen gadgets; and timers.

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