Media stories about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the bank an impact score of 46.373165923729 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s rankings:

Separately, TheStreet downgraded shares of National Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 16th.

Shares of National Bankshares (NASDAQ NKSH) opened at 37.15 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $258.45 million, a PE ratio of 17.81 and a beta of 0.33. National Bankshares has a 52 week low of $34.00 and a 52 week high of $45.35. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $38.85 and a 200-day moving average of $39.89.

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About National Bankshares

National Bankshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its community bank subsidiary, the National Bank of Blacksburg (NBB or the Bank). NBB offers a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits and local governments.

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