National Presto Industries, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 13, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $6.5 per share scheduled for December 28, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased NPK stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
8.33% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of NPK was $78.29,
representing a -25.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.67
and a 20.43% increase over the 52 week low of $65.01.
NPK is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (
) and Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (
). NPK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.93. Zacks Investment Research reports NPK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -13.47%, compared to an
industry average of 20.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to NPK through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have NPK as a top-10 holding:
- Ishares MSCI Emerging Markets Small Cap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EEMS with an increase of
12.38% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of NPK at 0.37%.