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How to buy NAPCO Security Technologies stock (NSSC)

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NAPCO Security Technologies is a security & protection services business based in the US. NAPCO Security Technologies shares (NSSC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. NAPCO Security Technologies employs 1,150 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $183.1 million.

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NAPCO Security Technologies stock price (NASDAQ: NSSC)

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NAPCO Security Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-14.
Latest market close$56.73
52-week range$17.64 - $55.81
50-day moving average $49.46
200-day moving average $37.61
Wall St. target price$55.14
PE ratio 43.4921
Dividend yield $0.323 (0.73%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.26

Is it a good time to buy NAPCO Security Technologies stock?

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NAPCO Security Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $56.73 from 2024-07-16

1 week (2024-07-11) 5.94%
1 month (2024-06-18) 8.35%
3 months (2024-04-18) 42.79%
6 months (2024-01-18) 67.74%
1 year (2023-07-18) 52.25%
2 years (2022-07-14) 144.53%
3 years (2021-07-16) 70.05%
5 years (2019-07-18) 121.08%

Is NAPCO Security Technologies stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing NAPCO Security Technologies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of NAPCO Security Technologies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

NAPCO Security Technologies's P/E ratio

NAPCO Security Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 43x. In other words, NAPCO Security Technologies shares trade at around 43x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

NAPCO Security Technologies's PEG ratio

NAPCO Security Technologies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 16.27. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into NAPCO Security Technologies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

NAPCO Security Technologies's EBITDA

NAPCO Security Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $53.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a NAPCO Security Technologies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

NAPCO Security Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $183.1 million
Operating margin TTM 29.42%
Gross profit TTM $72.8 million
Return on assets TTM 18.26%
Return on equity TTM 31.26%
Profit margin 25.58%
Book value $4.56
Market Capitalization $2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

NAPCO Security Technologies share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.57% of net profits

Recently NAPCO Security Technologies has paid out, on average, around 28.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.73% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), NAPCO Security Technologies shareholders could enjoy a 0.73% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In NAPCO Security Technologies's case, that would currently equate to about $0.323 per share.

While NAPCO Security Technologies's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that NAPCO Security Technologies may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

NAPCO Security Technologies's most recent dividend payout was on 23 June 2024. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 June 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have NAPCO Security Technologies's shares ever split?

NAPCO Security Technologies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 4 January 2022. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your NAPCO Security Technologies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for NAPCO Security Technologies shares which in turn could have impacted NAPCO Security Technologies's share price.

NAPCO Security Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, NAPCO Security Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.6377 up to $55.8069. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NSSC.US volatility(beta: 1.61)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while NAPCO Security Technologies's is 1.612. This would suggest that NAPCO Security Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

NAPCO Security Technologies overview

Napco Security Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells electronic security products in the United States and internationally. The company offers access control systems, door-locking products, intrusion and fire alarm systems, and video surveillance systems for commercial, residential, institutional, industrial, and governmental applications. Its access control systems include various types of identification readers, control panels, PC-based computers, and electronically activated door-locking devices; and door locking devices comprise microprocessor-based electronic door locks with push button, card readers and bio-metric operation, door alarms, mechanical door locks, and simple dead bolt locks. The company's alarm systems include automatic communicators, cellular communication devices, control panels, combination control panels/digital communicators and digital keypad systems, fire alarm control panels, and area detectors; and video surveillance systems comprise video cameras, control panels, video monitors, or PCs. It also buys and resells various identification readers, video cameras, PC-based computers, and various peripheral equipment for access control and video surveillance systems; offers school security products; and markets peripheral and related equipment manufactured by other companies. The company markets and sells its products to independent distributors, dealers, and installers of security equipment.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of NAPCO Security Technologies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.484% of NAPCO Security Technologies shares are held by insiders and 87.719% by institutions.
How many people work for NAPCO Security Technologies?
Latest data suggests 1,150 work at NAPCO Security Technologies.
When does the fiscal year end for NAPCO Security Technologies?
NAPCO Security Technologies's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is NAPCO Security Technologies based?
NAPCO Security Technologies's address is: 333 Bayview Avenue, Amityville, NY, United States, 11701
What is NAPCO Security Technologies's ISIN number?
NAPCO Security Technologies's international securities identification number is: US6304021057
What is NAPCO Security Technologies's CUSIP number?
NAPCO Security Technologies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 630402105

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