National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of -1.93

Headlines about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a media sentiment score of -1.93 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news headlines about the insurance provider an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of NASDAQ NSEC remained flat at $$11.58 during midday trading on Friday. 213 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 312. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $11.89. The firm has a market cap of $29.26 million, a P/E ratio of 10.62 and a beta of -0.09. National Security Group has a fifty-two week low of $10.63 and a fifty-two week high of $17.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a current ratio of 0.27.

National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 14th. The insurance provider reported $0.97 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $17.95 million during the quarter. National Security Group had a net margin of 4.11% and a return on equity of 5.82%.

In related news, major shareholder Andrew J. Abernathey purchased 5,505 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $12.59 per share, with a total value of $69,307.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. In the last ninety days, insiders acquired 5,647 shares of company stock valued at $71,010. Corporate insiders own 38.18% of the company’s stock.

About National Security Group

The National Security Group, Inc, an insurance holding company, provides insurance products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life Insurance. The Property and Casualty Insurance segment primarily underwrites home insurance coverage with primary lines of business consisting of dwelling fire and extended coverage, mobile homeowners, and other liability insurance services in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, as well as operates on a surplus lines basis in the state of Louisiana.

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