Top investors say NAPCO Security Technologies Inc (NSSC) ticks everything they need

With 0.44 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 0.4 million shares. During the session, the Security & Protection Services company that operates in wider Industrials sector, reached to the highest price of $45.53 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $43.34. The 52-week range on NSSC shows that it touched its highest point at $46.41 and its lowest point at $17.76 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $51.00. With its current market cap of 1.61 billion, NSSC has annualized dividend of $0.26 while the current yield stands at 0.60%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.58.

Price Performance and Earnings:

Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of NSSC was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -4.70%, but this was up by 11.88% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 0.46% while six-month performance rose 71.01%. The stock gained 29.62% in the past year, while it has gained 27.27% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for NSSC yields 1.26 with Next year EPS estimates of 1.56. For the next quarter, that number is 0.35. This implies an EPS growth rate of 82.66% for this year and 16.89% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 1.50% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 29.03%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 36.77 million NSSC shares are outstanding with a float of 35.27 million shares on hand for trading. On 2024-04-30, short shares totaled 3.58 million, which was 971.0000000000001 higher than short shares on 1711584000. In addition to Mr. Richard L. Soloway as the firm’s Founder, Chairman, CEO & Secretary, Mr. Kevin S. Buchel serves as its COO, President, Treasurer, CFO & Director.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 0.84569 of NSSC’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company.

An Overview of Recent Financials:

Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on 2024-03-31, NSSC reported revenue of $49267000.0 and operating income of $14494000.0. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $15033000.0 and diluted EPS was $0.36.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for NSSC since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential.