News articles about National Security Group (NASDAQ:NSEC) have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. National Security Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.95 on their scale. InfoTrie also assigned headlines about the insurance provider an news buzz score of 2 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of NASDAQ:NSEC traded up $0.10 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $12.50. The stock had a trading volume of 8 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,142. National Security Group has a 12 month low of $10.63 and a 12 month high of $17.70. The company has a current ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. The stock has a market capitalization of $29.95 million, a PE ratio of 38.23 and a beta of 0.02.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 28th. Investors of record on Monday, February 4th were paid a $0.05 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, February 1st. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.60%.
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 through two segments, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life Insurance. Its 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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