Uncommon Cents Investing LLC raised its holdings in National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) by 31.5% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 26,375 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,325 shares during the quarter. National Presto Industries comprises approximately 1.9% of Uncommon Cents Investing LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th largest holding. Uncommon Cents Investing LLC’s holdings in National Presto Industries were worth $2,863,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in National Presto Industries by 2.2% in the 4th quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 3,606 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $422,000 after buying an additional 79 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 1.0% during the 4th quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 8,686 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,016,000 after purchasing an additional 85 shares during the last quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 4.0% during the 4th quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 3,289 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $385,000 after purchasing an additional 128 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 4.4% during the 4th quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 3,090 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $361,000 after purchasing an additional 130 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New York State Teachers Retirement System lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 1.8% during the 4th quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 11,173 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,306,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. 65.49% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

National Presto Industries stock opened at $109.91 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $771.55 million, a PE ratio of 17.29 and a beta of 0.39. National Presto Industries Inc. has a 12-month low of $93.35 and a 12-month high of $140.32.

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About National Presto Industries

National Presto Industries Inc provides housewares and small appliances, and defense products primarily in North America. The company's Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets, and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners; heat control single thermostatic control line of skillets, griddles, woks, and multi-purpose cookers under the Presto Control Master brand; slow cookers; deep fryers; air fryers; waffle makers; pizza ovens; slicer/shredders; electric heaters; hot air, oil, and microwave corn poppers; dehydrators; rice cookers; microwave bacon cookers; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric tea kettles; electric knife sharpeners; various kitchen gadgets; and timers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK)

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