$0.18 EPS Expected for Napco Security Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:NSSC) This Quarter

Analysts forecast that Napco Security Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:NSSC) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.18 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have made estimates for Napco Security Technologies’ earnings. Napco Security Technologies posted earnings per share of $0.17 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year over year growth rate of 5.9%. The company is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Monday, November 2nd.

On average, analysts expect that Napco Security Technologies will report full-year earnings of $0.93 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.80 to $1.05. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will report earnings of $1.12 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that follow Napco Security Technologies.

Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, September 8th. The industrial products company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by ($0.28). Napco Security Technologies had a return on equity of 13.38% and a net margin of 8.41%. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.26 EPS.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on NSSC shares. BidaskClub lowered Napco Security Technologies from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 27th. Canaccord Genuity dropped their target price on Napco Security Technologies from $29.00 to $28.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $25.75.

Shares of NASDAQ NSSC traded up $0.72 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $24.22. 1,402 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 112,103. The firm has a market capitalization of $431.15 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.50 and a beta of 1.31. The company has a current ratio of 5.11, a quick ratio of 2.62 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.09. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $23.81 and a 200 day simple moving average of $21.95. Napco Security Technologies has a twelve month low of $13.33 and a twelve month high of $33.09.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in NSSC. IFP Advisors Inc acquired a new stake in Napco Security Technologies in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank acquired a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies during the 1st quarter worth approximately $35,000. Citigroup Inc. increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 47.8% during the 1st quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 3,489 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $53,000 after purchasing an additional 1,128 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of Napco Security Technologies by 111.4% during the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,565 shares of the industrial products company’s stock worth $54,000 after purchasing an additional 1,879 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Napco Security Technologies during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $63,000. 47.26% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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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