Shares of Napco Security Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:NSSC) have been given a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the three brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.
Brokerages have set a 1-year consensus price target of $27.50 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.24 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Napco Security Technologies an industry rank of 206 out of 256 based on the ratings given to related companies.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on NSSC. Lake Street Capital began coverage on shares of Napco Security Technologies in a research report on Tuesday. They issued a “buy” rating and a $35.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Napco Security Technologies from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Napco Security Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $31.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and issued a $32.00 price target (up from $24.00) on shares of Napco Security Technologies in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th.
Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 6th. The industrial products company reported $0.17 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.06. Napco Security Technologies had a net margin of 11.12% and a return on equity of 17.34%. The firm had revenue of $25.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $23.54 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.92 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, research analysts predict that Napco Security Technologies will post 0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of NSSC. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 17.9% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 584,591 shares of the industrial products company’s stock valued at $8,739,000 after buying an additional 88,649 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 17.9% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 584,591 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $8,739,000 after acquiring an additional 88,649 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers purchased a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies in the fourth quarter worth approximately $235,000. Isthmus Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 67.7% in the fourth quarter. Isthmus Partners LLC now owns 78,399 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $1,235,000 after acquiring an additional 31,655 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 17.8% during the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 20,760 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $327,000 after purchasing an additional 3,134 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 39.18% of the company’s stock.
Napco Security Technologies Company Profile
Napco Security Technologies, Inc manufactures and sells security products and software worldwide. The company offers access control systems, door security products, intrusion and fire alarm systems, and video surveillance systems for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and governmental applications.
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