National Bankshares (NKSH) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows

Press coverage about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a coverage optimism score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.7483709475553 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

National Bankshares (NKSH) opened at $46.25 on Monday. National Bankshares has a twelve month low of $36.05 and a twelve month high of $47.70. The company has a market capitalization of $321.81, a PE ratio of 22.34 and a beta of 0.32.

National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The bank reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.01). National Bankshares had a return on equity of 7.90% and a net margin of 28.45%. The business had revenue of $11.88 million for the quarter.

Separately, BidaskClub lowered National Bankshares from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday.

In other news, Director Glenn P. Reynolds sold 1,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.01, for a total transaction of $44,010.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,144 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $226,387.44. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 3.68% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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National Bankshares Company Profile

National Bankshares, Inc is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its operations through its community bank subsidiary, the National Bank of Blacksburg (NBB or the Bank). NBB offers a range of retail and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, non-profits and local governments.

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