National Presto Industries Stock Today

NPK Stock  USD 76.65  1.56  2.08%   


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National Presto is selling for 76.65 as of the 22nd of July 2024. This is a 2.08 percent increase since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 74.6. National Presto has only four percent chance of going through some form of financial distress over the next 2 years, but has generated negative returns over the last 90 days. Equity ratings for National Presto Industries are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 23rd of May 2024 and ending today, the 22nd of July 2024. Click here to learn more.
Business Domain
Capital Goods
IPO Date
30th of December 1987
National Presto Industries Inc. provides housewares and small electric appliance, and defense products primarily in North America. National Presto Industries Inc. was incorporated in 1905 and is based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. National Presto operates under Aerospace Defense classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 7.1 M outstanding shares of which 93.4 K shares are now shorted by investors with about 1.29 days to cover. More on National Presto Industries

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National Stock Highlights

ESG Sustainability
ChairmanMaryjo Cohen
Thematic Ideas
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Old Names[NORTHLAND REG., NORTHLAND REG., NPK, NORTHLAND REG. - Frankfurt Stock Exchang]
Business ConcentrationAerospace & Defense, Industrials, NYSE Composite, SP Small-Cap 600, Military Industrial, Defense, Industrials, Aerospace & Defense, Aerospace & Defense, Industrials (View all Sectors)
Average Analyst Recommendation
Financial Strength
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Return On Assets0.06930.078
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.560.769
Way Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Profit Margin0.320.1931
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Pretty Stable
Total Current Liabilities52.7 M72 M
Way Down
Pretty Stable
Non Current Liabilities Total10.8 M15 M
Way Down
Very volatile
Total Assets362.1 M443.3 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Current Assets308.9 M360.1 M
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Cash From Operating Activities33.5 M45.4 M
Way Down
Pretty Stable
Debt Levels
National Presto can leverage the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand National Presto's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of National Presto's total assets is financed by creditors.
National Presto Industries has 10.66 M in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.03, which may show that the company is not taking advantage of profits from borrowing. National Presto Indu has a current ratio of 6.59, demonstrating that it is liquid and is capable to disburse its financial commitments when the payables are due. Note however, debt could still be an excellent tool for National to invest in growth at high rates of return.

Total Cash From Operating Activities

33.49 Million
National Presto Industries (NPK) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in 3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI, United States, 54703-3703 and employs 1,007 people. National Presto is listed under Aerospace & Defense category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with a total capitalization of 532.96 M. National Presto Indu runs under Aerospace & Defense sector within Industrials industry. The entity has 7.1 M outstanding shares of which 93.4 K shares are now shorted by investors with about 1.29 days to cover. National Presto Industries has about 70.71 M in cash with 45.39 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 15.6.
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Ownership Allocation
The market capitalization of National Presto Industries is $532.96 Million. Over half of National Presto's outstanding shares are owned by institutional investors. These institutional investors are typically referred to as corporate investors that shop for positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Please take into account that even companies with profitable outlook can generate negative future returns on their equity. If the true value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able generate positive returns on investment in the long run.
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National Stock Institutional Holders

InstituionRecorded OnShares
Bank Of New York Mellon Corp2024-03-31
87.5 K
Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc2024-03-31
74.7 K
Morgan Stanley - Brokerage Accounts2024-03-31
65.4 K
Amvescap Plc.2024-03-31
65 K
Aqr Capital Management Llc2024-03-31
56.7 K
Northern Trust Corp2024-03-31
53 K
Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al2024-03-31
47.6 K
Wallace Capital Management, Inc.2024-03-31
36.6 K
Principal Financial Group Inc2024-03-31
27.2 K
Blackrock Inc2024-03-31
909.6 K
Vanguard Group Inc2024-03-31
607.1 K
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National Presto Historical Income Statement

At this time, National Presto's Net Income Applicable To Common Shares is quite stable compared to the past year. Tax Provision is expected to rise to about 10.8 M this year, although the value of Other Operating Expenses will most likely fall to about 228.3 M. View More Fundamentals

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National Presto Corporate Directors

Joseph StienessenIndependent DirectorProfile
Patrick QuinnIndependent DirectorProfile
Randy LiebleCFO, VP, Treasurer and DirectorProfile
Richard CardozoIndependent DirectorProfile

Additional Information and Resources on Investing in National Stock

When determining whether National Presto Indu is a good investment, qualitative aspects like company management, corporate governance, and ethical practices play a significant role. A comparison with peer companies also provides context and helps to understand if National Stock is undervalued or overvalued. This multi-faceted approach, blending both quantitative and qualitative analysis, forms a solid foundation for making an informed investment decision about National Presto Industries Stock. Highlighted below are key reports to facilitate an investment decision about National Presto Industries Stock:
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Is Aerospace & Defense space expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of National Presto. If investors know National will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about National Presto listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of National Presto Indu is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of National that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of National Presto's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is National Presto's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because National Presto's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect National Presto's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between National Presto's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine if National Presto is a good investment by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, National Presto's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.