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.
JPMorgan analyst Matthew Boss raised L Brands' (LB) stock rating to Buy from Hold on Wednesday, after the company provided a separation update related to Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. Boss also lifted his price target to $32 (23.6% upside potential) from $14.Shares are down 2.4% in Thursday's pre-market trading after jumping 35.4% to $6.76 on Wednesday.On July 28, L Brands divided Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works into two independent companies. In addition, L Brands said it expects Bath & Body Works 2Q sales to rise by a preliminary 10% and Victoria’s Secret sales to fall by 40%.Boss believes that the Bath & Body Works division represents the “best current [comparison] story” in brick-and-mortar retail. He further added in a commentary cited by Bloomberg that B...
It’s “increasingly harder to ignore underlying value” at L Brands, Simeon Siegel, analyst at BMO Capital Markets, wrote. “We want to be walking down this runway,” Gabriella Carbone, analyst at Deutsche Bank, wrote. Both dramatically raised target prices.