National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) Director Richard N. Cardozo purchased 200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $114.88 per share, with a total value of $22,976.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE NPK) traded up $0.15 on Friday, reaching $113.95. 26,960 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 22,865. National Presto Industries, Inc. has a 12-month low of $89.05 and a 12-month high of $121.40. The company has a market capitalization of $792.62, a P/E ratio of 14.52 and a beta of 0.50.

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Separately, BidaskClub downgraded shares of National Presto Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Texas Permanent School Fund increased its stake in National Presto Industries by 1.0% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 3,609 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $399,000 after purchasing an additional 37 shares in the last quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 7.3% during the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 1,141 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $126,000 after acquiring an additional 78 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp increased its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 0.3% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 63,185 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $6,982,000 after acquiring an additional 167 shares in the last quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 6.2% during the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 3,105 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $343,000 after acquiring an additional 180 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 0.7% during the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 32,094 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $3,547,000 after acquiring an additional 217 shares in the last quarter. 53.63% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About National Presto Industries

National Presto Industries, Inc operates through two business segments: the Housewares/Small Appliance segment and the Defense segment. The Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners, kitchen electrics and comfort appliances.

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