Headlines about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.3283193522143 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

National Security Group (NSEC) opened at 13.30 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $33.48 million, a PE ratio of 18.52 and a beta of 0.14. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $13.87 and its 200 day moving average is $15.29. National Security Group has a 52 week low of $13.11 and a 52 week high of $20.30.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 31st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. National Security Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -105.26%.

Separately, TheStreet cut shares of National Security Group from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 18th.

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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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