Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NSSC): Time to Buy this stock

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Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:NSSC) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 2.40% or $0.63 shares. The trading starts at $26.15 and closed at $26.28 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $26.15 and day high was $27.16 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 71057.0 while its average volume is 76.27K. In other hand, the NSSC market cap reached to $492.99M. While, its current target price is $26.33.

On May 7, 2018, BRIEF-NAPCO Reports Q3 EPS Of $0.10. According to the news reported on Reuters, * Q3 REVENUE ROSE 7 PERCENT TO $22.2 MILLION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 8.16% and up 16.75% for month. Its quarterly performance was 24.24% above, while its half year performance is up 22.99%. NSSC yearly performance stood at negative -5.74% and fall -8.44% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Napco Security Technologies Inc. is 1.50.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. NSSC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.82. EPS for this year is 56.50%, while for the next year its value is 0.94. Sales growth for the current quarter is 21.96 while its EPS Q/Q reached 15.90%. It has an EPS of 29.70% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 1.50%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on NSSC for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 3 of 3 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 2 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 2, 0 rated it sell, 2 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $24.00 – $29.00. Average target price for NSSC was reached at $26.33.

Blackrock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Wasatch Advisors Inc are the top three holders in Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NSSC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 0.84 million shares which valued 12.71 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 0.81 million shares which valued at 12.23 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Wasatch Advisors Inc has a total of 0.71 million shares which valued at 10.84 million. In the end, Wasatch Advisors Inc have 3.90% shares outstanding of Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NSSC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.40% and institutional holding shifted to 54.60%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.82. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 4 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.18, while 0.26 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for NSSC published in the report was $0.17 – $0.19 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.26 which is higher than 0.2 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for NSSC rise 10.42% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 13.05% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 11.26%. The moving average value for Napco Security Technologies Inc. (NSSC) is 841.27k and 4.57% for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in NSSC stock. On Jun 10, BUCHEL KEVIN S, Senior Vice President, sold 9,994 trading shares at the cost of $25.03, which valued at 0.25 million. On Jun 10, CARRIERI MICHAEL, Senior Vice President, sold 4,556 shares at the cost of $25.00, with total shares of 5,834. On Jun 08, CARRIERI MICHAEL, Senior Vice President, sold 15,444 shares at the cost of 25.00. After this transaction, CARRIERI MICHAEL total shares reached to 10,390 which valued at 0.39 million.