Sit Investment Associates Inc. lifted its stake in National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) by 42.2% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 6,400 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the quarter. Sit Investment Associates Inc.’s holdings in National Presto Industries were worth $636,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of NPK. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 28.6% in the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 43,357 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $4,791,000 after purchasing an additional 9,648 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its holdings in National Presto Industries by 5.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 77,843 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $8,601,000 after buying an additional 3,764 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in National Presto Industries by 11.2% in the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 9,111 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $1,007,000 after buying an additional 914 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its holdings in National Presto Industries by 50.6% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,610 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $178,000 after buying an additional 541 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management increased its holdings in National Presto Industries by 84.4% in the 2nd quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 33,763 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $3,730,000 after buying an additional 15,453 shares in the last quarter. 54.79% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of National Presto Industries Inc. (NPK) opened at $107.10 on Tuesday. National Presto Industries Inc. has a twelve month low of $91.75 and a twelve month high of $121.40. The company has a market capitalization of $746.10, a PE ratio of 13.57 and a beta of 0.45.

National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 13th. The conglomerate reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter. National Presto Industries had a return on equity of 16.08% and a net margin of 16.28%.

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National Presto Industries Profile

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

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