Should you buy National Presto Industries stock? (NYSE:NPK). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.
(National Presto Industries stock price per share)
||NPK Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
|NPK Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety)||$56.17|
|PE Ratio versus Sector||22% lower than other Industrial Goods stocks|
|PE Ratio versus Industry||14% lower than other Aerospace & Defense stocks|
|Free Cash Flow Jitter||34%|
|Dividend Yield||1%||Shares Shorted||133,765|
This stock has short interest! This means that people have shorted it.
Why does that matter? They've made a bet that price will decrease from where they bought it. Maybe there are financial problems, or maybe there's a value play.
As of the latest analysis, there are 133,765 shares shorted. With 5,063,653 shares available for purchase and an average trading volume over the past 10 trading days of 28,530, it would take at least 4.689 days for all of the short holders to cover their shorts.
We believe that National Presto Industries may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?
National Presto Industries looks like a price in the fair value range. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you could be looking at a good stock. See Before You Buy for your next steps.
Does National Presto Industries have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.
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