National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK): Price and Financial Metrics

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK): $70.36

0.10 (+0.14%)

POWR Rating

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  • NPK scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 72.66% of US stocks.
  • NPK's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • NPK ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 31st percentile.

NPK Stock Summary

  • NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.76% of US equities in our set.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC is higher than 93.14% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • The volatility of NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC's share price is greater than that of just 4.06% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC, a group of peers worth examining would be UNF, AROW, HTH, GHC, and MSB.
  • NPK's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit NATIONAL PRESTO INDUSTRIES INC's official web site, go to

NPK Valuation Summary

  • NPK's EV/EBIT ratio is 18; this is 15.38% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • NPK's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NPK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NPK 2023-03-17 1.6 1.5 25.4 18.0
NPK 2023-03-16 1.6 1.5 25.6 18.1
NPK 2023-03-15 1.6 1.5 25.4 18.0
NPK 2023-03-14 1.7 1.5 25.8 18.3
NPK 2023-03-13 1.6 1.5 25.2 17.8
NPK 2023-03-10 1.7 1.5 23.9 17.0

NPK Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 33.69%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 158.94%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -35.06%.
NPK's revenue has moved down $528,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows NPK's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 307.982 16.839 21.766
2022-06-30 325.524 26.477 16.968
2022-03-31 335.504 33.327 19.576
2021-12-31 355.777 34.688 25.654
2021-09-30 361.292 47.278 36.355
2021-06-30 368.004 32.443 44.364

NPK's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • NPK has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 80.23% of graded US stocks.
  • NPK's asset turnover comes in at 0.895 -- ranking 5th of 12 Defense stocks.
  • RGR, POWW, and AJRD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with NPK.

The table below shows NPK's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-04 0.895 0.226 0.202
2021-04-04 0.895 0.237 0.213
2020-12-31 0.863 0.241 0.206
2020-09-27 0.848 0.233 0.198
2020-06-28 0.812 0.254 0.220
2020-03-29 0.784 0.243 0.205

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NPK Price/Volume Stats

Current price $70.36 52-week high $81.50
Prev. close $70.26 52-week low $59.99
Day low $69.74 Volume 31,200
Day high $70.75 Avg. volume 36,915
50-day MA $73.51 Dividend yield 1.41%
200-day MA $69.75 Market Cap 497.09M

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK) Company Bio

National Presto Industries provides housewares and small appliances, and defense and absorbent products primarily in North America. It operates in three segments: Housewares/Small Appliance, Defense Products, and Absorbent Products. The company was founded in 1905 and is based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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National Presto Industries Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS: US$1.26 (vs US$0.58 in 3Q 2021)

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NPK Price Returns

1-mo 2.52%
3-mo 8.51%
6-mo 14.20%
1-year -4.96%
3-year 18.70%
5-year 0.31%
YTD 8.51%
2022 -11.79%
2021 -1.82%
2020 7.53%
2019 -20.41%
2018 17.57%

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