National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) Director Richard N. Cardozo purchased 200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $114.88 per share, for a total transaction of $22,976.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK) traded down $1.10 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $117.05. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,998 shares, compared to its average volume of 17,249. National Presto Industries, Inc. has a 12-month low of $91.75 and a 12-month high of $121.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $810.41, a PE ratio of 14.92 and a beta of 0.50.

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

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in NPK. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its stake in National Presto Industries by 34.7% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 11,225 shares of the conglomerate’s stock valued at $1,240,000 after buying an additional 2,894 shares in the last quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new stake in shares of National Presto Industries during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $220,000. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of National Presto Industries during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,544,000. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 7.7% during the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 6,956 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $768,000 after purchasing an additional 500 shares during the period. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund raised its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 3,609 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $399,000 after purchasing an additional 37 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 54.63% of the company’s stock.

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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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