National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) Given Coverage Optimism Score of -3.80

News headlines about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) have been trending very negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 6,000 blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a daily sentiment score of -3.80 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an news buzz score of 0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

National Security Group stock opened at $12.00 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.24 and a quick ratio of 0.24. The stock has a market capitalization of $32.91 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.12 and a beta of -0.06. National Security Group has a 1-year low of $10.01 and a 1-year high of $14.75. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $11.47 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.74.

National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 13th. The insurance provider reported ($0.23) earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $16.21 million during the quarter. National Security Group had a return on equity of 3.53% and a net margin of 2.55%.

Separately, ValuEngine cut National Security Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 10th.

In other news, Director Fred Clark, Jr. purchased 7,950 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 9th. The stock was bought at an average price of $12.25 per share, with a total value of $97,387.50. Following the transaction, the director now owns 70,624 shares in the company, valued at approximately $865,144. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. In the last ninety days, insiders have acquired 8,300 shares of company stock valued at $101,246. 38.18% of the stock is currently owned by 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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