National Security Group (NSEC) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
Media stories about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a news impact score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.0362261091373 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
National Security Group (NASDAQ NSEC) traded down $0.72 on Friday, reaching $13.98. The company had a trading volume of 5,703 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,073. National Security Group has a 1 year low of $11.52 and a 1 year high of $18.52. The company has a current ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Monday, November 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 3rd. National Security Group’s payout ratio is -25.64%.
In other news, Director Fred Clark, Jr. bought 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $13.52 per share, with a total value of $40,560.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 28,694 shares in the company, valued at $387,942.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Fred Clark, Jr. bought 7,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 30th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $14.79 per share, for a total transaction of $103,530.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 31,694 shares in the company, valued at approximately $468,754.26. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have purchased 41,152 shares of company stock worth $553,828. 38.81% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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National Security Group Company Profile
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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