News articles about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.9283774377149 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
National Bankshares (NKSH) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $42.25. 438 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,020. The company has a market capitalization of $289.80, a PE ratio of 20.41 and a beta of 0.32. National Bankshares has a 12-month low of $36.50 and a 12-month high of $47.70.
A number of research firms recently commented on NKSH. BidaskClub upgraded shares of National Bankshares from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of National Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 26th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill upgraded shares of National Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, February 26th.
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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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