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

National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK): $65.63

1.27 (+1.97%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where NPK ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.94% of US stocks.
  • NPK's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • NPK's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 1.81% of US stocks).

NPK Stock Summary

  • NPK's went public 34.27 years ago, making it older than 89.7% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • NPK's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of only 11.81% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 202.17%, National Presto Industries Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 94.57% of about US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to National Presto Industries Inc are DGICA, CIX, WAFU, JZXN, and CGA.
  • Visit NPK's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

NPK Valuation Summary

  • NPK's price/sales ratio is 1.6; this is 5.88% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • NPK's price/earnings ratio has moved up 9.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, NPK's price/sales ratio has gone up 1.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for NPK.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
NPK 2021-08-26 1.6 1.7 13.3 9.3
NPK 2021-08-25 1.6 1.7 13.5 9.5
NPK 2021-08-24 1.7 1.8 13.9 9.8
NPK 2021-08-23 1.7 1.8 13.9 9.8
NPK 2021-08-20 1.6 1.7 13.6 9.6
NPK 2021-08-19 1.6 1.7 13.3 9.3

NPK Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 7.28%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at -24.9%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -11.85%.
NPK's revenue has moved down $57,411,000 over the prior 70 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
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
2021-03-31 368.018 37.188 47.729
2020-12-31 352.627 40.973 46.958
2020-09-30 341.614 21.417 44.741

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 $65.63 52-week high $103.69
Prev. close $64.36 52-week low $59.99
Day low $64.50 Volume 31,000
Day high $65.64 Avg. volume 45,147
50-day MA $70.34 Dividend yield 1.52%
200-day MA $79.25 Market Cap 462.95M

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, Inc. ( NYSE:NPK ) is about to trade ex-dividend in the next four days. The ex-dividend date...

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

National Presto Industries: Still Appealing Despite Recent Troubles

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Daniel Jones on Seeking Alpha | February 21, 2022

Pressure Cooker Market Share, and Expected Growth (2022-2029) | Fortune Business Insights

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GlobeNewswire | February 10, 2022

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Yahoo | December 30, 2021

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Investment company Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III (Current Portfolio) buys Hypera SA, MiX Telematics, Rocky Brands Inc, Argan Inc, Exxon Mobil Corp, sells Elanco Animal Health Inc, National Presto Industries Inc, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc, Newell Brands Inc, Smith & Wesson Brands Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q3, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Advisors' Inner Circle Fund III.

Yahoo | December 28, 2021

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NPK Price Returns

1-mo -4.06%
3-mo -16.49%
6-mo -15.43%
1-year -32.82%
3-year -15.41%
5-year -25.05%
YTD -15.44%
2021 -1.82%
2020 7.53%
2019 -20.41%
2018 17.57%
2017 -1.62%

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