National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) Shares Bought by Ajo LP

Ajo LP lifted its stake in National Presto Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPK) by 461.8% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 9,703 shares of the conglomerate’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,976 shares during the quarter. Ajo LP’s holdings in National Presto Industries were worth $1,053,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. LS Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 242.2% in the fourth quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 698 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $82,000 after purchasing an additional 494 shares in the last quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 600.0% in the first quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 700 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $76,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 135.5% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 1,253 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $136,000 after purchasing an additional 721 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan purchased a new stake in shares of National Presto Industries in the fourth quarter worth approximately $170,000. Finally, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY lifted its position in shares of National Presto Industries by 421.6% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 1,737 shares of the conglomerate’s stock worth $203,000 after purchasing an additional 1,404 shares in the last quarter. 66.74% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of National Presto Industries from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, May 31st.

Shares of NPK opened at $92.57 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.01, a quick ratio of 4.93 and a current ratio of 7.29. National Presto Industries Inc. has a twelve month low of $90.63 and a twelve month high of $140.32.

National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 29th. The conglomerate reported $0.85 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $63.85 million for the quarter. National Presto Industries had a net margin of 11.25% and a return on equity of 9.97%.

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About National Presto Industries

National Presto Industries Inc provides housewares and small appliances, and defense products primarily 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 single thermostatic control line of skillets, griddles, woks, and multi-purpose cookers under the Presto Control Master brand; 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; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric tea kettles; electric knife sharpeners; various kitchen gadgets; and timers.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for National Presto Industries (NYSE:NPK)

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