News articles about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.6815351866245 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) opened at 40.05 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $278.63 million, a PE ratio of 19.20 and a beta of 0.32. National Bankshares has a one year low of $34.00 and a one year high of $45.35. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $38.20 and its 200 day moving average is $39.72.
Several brokerages have issued reports on NKSH. TheStreet cut shares of National Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Sandler O’Neill set a $40.00 target price on shares of National Bankshares and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th.
About National Bankshares
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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