National Presto Industries Inc. (NPK) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for December 21

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National Presto Industries Inc. (NPK) experienced unusually high volume on Dec. 21, as the stock lost 3.41% to a closing price of $78.13. The stock saw 100,362 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 529 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 31,294 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

National Presto Industries Inc. has a P/B ratio of 1.67. It also has a P/E ratio of 14.3. The stock has traded between $94.18 and $56.04 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $87.37, and its 200-day SMA $77.15.

National Presto Industries Inc is engaged in manufacturing defense products including 40mm ammunition, precision mechanical & electro-mechanical assemblies & medium caliber cartridge cases. It also manufactures housewares appliance & absorbent products.

Headquartered in Eau Claire, WI, National Presto Industries Inc. has 1,043 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Maryjo Cohen.

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