Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lessened its stake in National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC) by 0.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 51,824 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 100 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 2.06% of National Security Group worth $733,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

In other National Security Group news, Director Fred Clark, Jr. purchased 6,299 shares of National Security Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was bought at an average price of $14.96 per share, with a total value of $94,233.04. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 38,596 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $577,396.16. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Andrew J. Abernathey purchased 8,653 shares of National Security Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $12.85 per share, with a total value of $111,191.05. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders bought 37,752 shares of company stock valued at $508,110. Insiders own 38.09% of the company’s stock.

National Security Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSEC) opened at $14.79 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a current ratio of 0.29. National Security Group, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $11.52 and a fifty-two week high of $18.52.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 6th were issued a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, November 3rd. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.35%. National Security Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -25.64%.

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About National Security Group

The National Security Group, Inc is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, operates through two segments: property and casualty insurance, and life insurance. Its property and casualty insurance business is conducted through National Security Fire and Casualty Company (NSFC), a subsidiary of the Company, and Omega One Insurance Company (Omega), a subsidiary of NSFC.

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