National Presto Industries Inc (NYSE:NPK) Q4 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

April 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Sentiment for National Presto Industries Inc (NYSE:NPK)

National Presto Industries Inc (NYSE:NPK) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.50, from 1.53 in 2017Q3. The ratio has dropped, as 60 active investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 58 sold and decreased their positions in National Presto Industries Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 4.02 million shares, up from 3.69 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding National Presto Industries Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 45 Increased: 37 New Position: 23.

National Presto Industries, Inc. provides housewares and small appliances, and defense products primarily in North America. The company has market cap of $676.20 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Housewares/Small Appliance and Defense. It has a 12.74 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.

The stock increased 1.05% or $1 during the last trading session, reaching $96.55. About 39,613 shares traded. National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) has declined 0.02% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.57% the S&P500.

Rk Asset Management Llc holds 7.19% of its portfolio in National Presto Industries, Inc. for 85,685 shares. Morgan Dempsey Capital Management Llc owns 18,949 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lucus Advisors Llc has 0.48% invested in the company for 3,330 shares. The California-based Snyder Capital Management L P has invested 0.37% in the stock. Burney Co, a Virginia-based fund reported 59,400 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $29,955 activity.

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) Institutional Positions Chart

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