BidaskClub cut shares of Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report published on Thursday.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Napco Security Technologies from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Monday, June 18th.

Shares of NSSC opened at $14.55 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $272.55 million, a P/E ratio of 34.64 and a beta of 0.35. Napco Security Technologies has a twelve month low of $7.90 and a twelve month high of $17.45.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 4th. The industrial products company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $27.26 million for the quarter. Napco Security Technologies had a net margin of 8.34% and a return on equity of 12.75%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.17 earnings per share.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its position in Napco Security Technologies by 0.6% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 946,785 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $13,870,000 after purchasing an additional 5,314 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC grew its position in Napco Security Technologies by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 263,500 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $3,860,000 after purchasing an additional 8,800 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new stake in Napco Security Technologies in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $149,000. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Napco Security Technologies in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $212,000. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Napco Security Technologies in the 1st quarter worth approximately $240,000. 32.69% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Napco Security Technologies

Napco Security Technologies, Inc manufactures and sells security products and software worldwide. The company offers access control systems, door security products, intrusion and fire alarm systems, and video surveillance systems for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and governmental applications.

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