Press coverage about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) has trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a news impact score of -2.93 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned media coverage about the insurance provider an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of NASDAQ:NSEC opened at $11.82 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $11.91. The firm has a market capitalization of $29.26 million, a PE ratio of 10.62 and a beta of -0.09. National Security Group has a fifty-two week low of $10.63 and a fifty-two week high of $17.70. The company has a current ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24.
National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 14th. The insurance provider reported $0.97 earnings per share for the quarter. National Security Group had a net margin of 4.11% and a return on equity of 5.82%. The company had revenue of $17.95 million for the quarter.
In related news, major shareholder Andrew J. Abernathey acquired 5,505 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 14th. The shares were bought at an average price of $12.59 per share, with a total value of $69,307.95. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. In the last three months, insiders have acquired 5,647 shares of company stock worth $71,010. 38.18% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
About National Security Group
The National Security Group, Inc, an insurance holding company, provides insurance products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life Insurance. The Property and Casualty Insurance segment primarily underwrites home insurance coverage with primary lines of business consisting of dwelling fire and extended coverage, mobile homeowners, and other liability insurance services in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia, as well as operates on a surplus lines basis in the state of Louisiana.
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