National Presto Industries Inc

Aerospace & Defense

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$516.58 million
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$343.09 million
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$55.13 million
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Company Profile

National Presto Industries Inc had its IPO on 1987-12-30 under the ticker symbol NPK.

The company operates in the Industrials sector and Aerospace & Defense industry. National Presto Industries Inc has a staff strength of 973 employees.

Stock update

Shares of National Presto Industries Inc opened at $72.99 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $72.99 - $75.15, and closed at $73.8.

This is a +1.14% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 29,060 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of National Presto Industries Inc have slipped by -0.3%.

National Presto Industries Inc's Key Ratios

National Presto Industries Inc has a market cap of $516.58 million, indicating a price to book ratio of 1.4207 and a price to sales ratio of 1.5646.

In the last 12-months National Presto Industries Inc’s revenue was $343.09 million with a gross profit of $55.13 million and an EBITDA of $35.78 million. The EBITDA ratio measures National Presto Industries Inc's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, National Presto Industries Inc’s operating margin was 9.01% while its return on assets stood at 4.85% with a return of equity of 7.59%.

In Q2, National Presto Industries Inc’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -18% while revenue growth was a positive 2.3%.

National Presto Industries Inc’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $3.59 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 0 and a PEG multiple of 0. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into National Presto Industries Inc’s profitability.

National Presto Industries Inc stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.2868 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 14.4241. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 1.5646.

National Presto Industries Inc stock pays annual dividends of $1 per share, indicating a yield of 1.39% and a payout ratio of 83.49%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$401.81 million
Total Liabilities
$56.47 million
Operating Cash Flow
$2.21 million
Capital Expenditure
Dividend Payout Ratio

National Presto Industries Inc ended 2024 with $401.81 million in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $401.81 million while shareholder equity stood at $335.30 million.

National Presto Industries Inc ended 2024 with $0 in deferred long-term liabilities, $56.47 million in other current liabilities, 7441000.00 in common stock, $324.07 million in retained earnings and $19.43 million in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $73.36 million and cash and short-term investments were $99.71 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $679,000 while long-term debt stood at $0.

National Presto Industries Inc’s total current assets stands at $319.03 million while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $26.35 million. Its net receivables were $46.06 million compared to accounts payable of $38.24 million and inventory worth $166.99 million.

In 2024, National Presto Industries Inc's operating cash flow was $2.21 million while its capital expenditure stood at $430000.

Comparatively, National Presto Industries Inc paid $0.83 in dividends in 2024.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

National Presto Industries Inc stock is currently trading at $73.8 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $82.59 and a 52-week low of $82.59. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $18.93.

Its 50-day moving average was $75.99 and 200-day moving average was $72.46 The short ratio stood at 7.49 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 2825.6% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 5913.5% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About National Presto Industries Inc

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of National Presto Industries Inc is NPK

The IPO of National Presto Industries Inc took place on 1987-12-30

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National Presto Industries Inc. provides housewares and small electric appliance, defense, and safety products in North America. The company’s Housewares/Small Appliance segment designs, markets, and distributes housewares and small electrical appliances, including pressure cookers and canners; heat control line of skillets, griddles, woks, and multi-purpose cookers; slow cookers; deep fryers; air fryers; waffle makers; pizza ovens; slicer/shredders; electric heaters; hot air, oil, and microwave corn poppers; dehydrators; rice cookers; microwave bacon cookers; egg cookers; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric tea kettles; electric knife sharpeners; various kitchen gadgets; and timers under the Presto Control Master brand. This segment sells its products directly to retailers, as well as through independent distributors. Its Defense segment manufactures and sells 40mm ammunition, precision mechanical and electro-mechanical products, medium caliber cartridge cases; and metal parts; and detonators, booster pellets, release cartridges, lead azide, and other military energetic devices and materials. This segment primarily serves the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and DOD prime contractors. The company’s Safety segment patents machine learning, digital sensors, and cloud-based technology to monitor freezers and refrigerators that detects and alerts users to potential safety issues around pharmaceuticals and food. National Presto Industries Inc. was founded in 1905 and is based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.


3925 North Hastings Way, Eau Claire, WI, United States, 54703-3703