News headlines about Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Napco Security Technologies earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the industrial products company an impact score of 45.9700028825948 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Napco Security Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine raised shares of Napco Security Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, June 18th.
Shares of NSSC traded down $0.25 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $16.50. 97,942 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 42,463. The stock has a market cap of $303.21 million, a PE ratio of 41.54 and a beta of 0.42. The company has a current ratio of 5.76, a quick ratio of 2.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Napco Security Technologies has a 12 month low of $7.40 and a 12 month high of $17.45.
In other news, insider Jorge Hevia sold 6,750 shares of Napco Security Technologies stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $11.77, for a total transaction of $79,447.50. Following the sale, the insider now owns 180,155 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,120,424.35. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Insiders own 37.34% of the company’s stock.
About Napco Security Technologies
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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