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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NPK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. NPK: No Debt )
NPK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 11.76   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.86
NPK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NPK: 0.86 )
NPK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.86

0.79
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
NPK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 90.62 vs. NPK: No Debt )
NPK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 21.71   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

21.71
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.63
M-Score: -3.16
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.63
NPK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. NPK: 11.63 )
NPK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.88   Max: 20.3
Current: 11.63

-1.88
20.3
Net-margin (%) 8.52
NPK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. NPK: 8.52 )
NPK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.28   Max: 18.39
Current: 8.52

5.28
18.39
ROE (%) 10.99
NPK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. NPK: 10.99 )
NPK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.61   Max: 19.36
Current: 10.99

2.61
19.36
ROA (%) 9.27
NPK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. NPK: 9.27 )
NPK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 16.29
Current: 9.27

2.19
16.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.39
NPK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. NPK: 20.39 )
NPK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.45   Max: 172.54
Current: 20.39

-10.45
172.54
Revenue Growth (%) -4.50
NPK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. NPK: -4.50 )
NPK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.7   Max: 38.3
Current: -4.5

-4.7
38.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.50
NPK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NPK: -14.50 )
NPK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.6   Max: 168.2
Current: -14.5

-60.6
168.2
EPS Growth (%) -13.60
NPK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NPK: -13.60 )
NPK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 39
Current: -13.6

-30
39
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NPK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 889,151 sh (+1.14%)
Michael Price 98,000 sh (+1.11%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 30,506 sh (-6.73%)
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Q4 2013

NPK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,557 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 889,982 sh (+0.09%)
Michael Price 98,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 11,996 sh (-60.68%)
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Q1 2014

NPK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 2,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 891,370 sh (+0.16%)
Michael Price 98,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,806 sh (-76.61%)
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Q2 2014

NPK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 897,380 sh (+0.67%)
Michael Price 98,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NPK

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$73.68 - $83.25 $ 61.9-21%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.02%$67.59 - $80.93 $ 61.9-16%10557
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.07%$68.98 - $77.3 $ 61.9-15%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 30.18%0.03%$65.9 - $76.1 $ 61.9-13%28382
Michael Price 2012-06-30 New Buy0.98%$65.58 - $75.9 $ 61.9-12%96924
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$65.58 - $75.9 $ 61.9-12%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 43.58%0.03%$65.58 - $75.9 $ 61.9-12%21802
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0015%$65.58 - $75.9 $ 61.9-12%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -72.17%0.17%$76.45 - $103.63 $ 61.9-28%33155
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 62.68%0.04%$76.45 - $103.63 $ 61.9-28%15185
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 92.3%0.05%$83.01 - $99.94 $ 61.9-34%9334
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Reduce -22.86%$83.01 - $99.94 $ 61.9-34%2700
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 59.78%0.03%$86.18 - $105.4 $ 61.9-35%4854
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 60.32%0.02%$96.18 - $113.51 $ 61.9-41%3038
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Reduce -21.57%$96.18 - $113.51 $ 61.9-41%4000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.20
NPK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. NPK: 12.20 )
NPK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.18   Max: 24.14
Current: 12.2

7.18
24.14
P/B 1.39
NPK's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. NPK: 1.39 )
NPK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.39

0.96
2.96
P/S 1.04
NPK's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. NPK: 1.04 )
NPK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.04

0.73
2.12
PFCF 61.29
NPK's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 86.00 vs. NPK: 61.29 )
NPK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 83.68
Current: 61.29

5.91
83.68
EV-to-EBIT 8.13
NPK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 18.34 vs. NPK: 8.13 )
NPK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 13.5
Current: 8.13

1.2
13.5
Shiller P/E 8.19
NPK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NPK: 8.19 )
NPK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 30.15
Current: 8.19

8.2
30.15
Current Ratio 5.31
NPK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NPK: 5.31 )
NPK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.96   Max: 9.23
Current: 5.31

3.96
9.23
Quick Ratio 2.74
NPK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NPK: 2.74 )
NPK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 8.19
Current: 2.74

2.72
8.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.60
NPK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. NPK: 1.60 )
NPK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.6

0.79
2.95
Dividend Payout 0.20
NPK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. NPK: 0.20 )
NPK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 11.11
Current: 0.2

0.52
11.11
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
NPK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
53% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. NPK: -100.00 )
NPK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100   Max: 26
Current: -100

-100
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.60
NPK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. NPK: 1.60 )
NPK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.6

0.79
2.95
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
NPK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. NPK: -0.20 )
NPK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -0.2
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.29
NPK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NPK: 5.29 )
NPK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 7
Current: 5.29

0.95
7
Price/Tangible Book 1.55
NPK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. NPK: 1.55 )
NPK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.89
Current: 1.55

0.77
2.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.74
NPK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. NPK: 0.74 )
NPK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.74

0.52
1.49
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
NPK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. NPK: 0.79 )
NPK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.21
Current: 0.79

0.65
2.21
Price/Graham Number 0.92
NPK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. NPK: 0.92 )
NPK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.57
Current: 0.92

0.63
2.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.30
NPK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NPK: 12.30 )
NPK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 82
Current: 12.3

7.4
82
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.68
NPK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. NPK: -3.68 )
NPK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 44.3
Current: -3.68

-3.8
44.3

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Home Furnishings & Fixtures
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National Presto Industries incorporated in the state of Wisconsin. The company operates in three business segments. Its main segments are Housewares/Small Appliances, Defense Products, and Absorbent Products. Housewares and electrical appliances sold by the Company include pressure cookers and canners; the Presto Control Master heat control single thermostatic control line of skillets in several sizes, griddles, woks and multi-purpose cookers; deep fryers of various sizes; waffle makers; pizza ovens; slicer/shredders; electric heaters; corn poppers (hot air and microwave); rice cookers; microwave bacon cookers; coffeemakers and coffeemaker accessories; electric tea kettles; electric knife sharpeners; shoe polishers; and timers. Pressure cookers and canners are available in various sizes and are fabricated of aluminum and, in the case of cookers, of stainless steel, as well. Products are sold primarily in the United States and Canada directly to retailers and also through independent distributors. Sales promotional activities are conducted through the use of newspaper advertising and television. The Company primarily warehouses and distributes its products from distribution centers located in Canton and Jackson, Mississippi. The Defense Products segment manufactures 40mm ammunition, precision mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, medium caliber cartridge cases, performs Load, Assemble and Pack (LAP) operations on ordnance-related products primarily for the U.S. government and prime contractors, produces and sells a variety of less-lethal products and support accessories, and provides training for the use of less-lethal products. The Defense Products segment competes for its business primarily on the basis of technical competence, product quality, manufacturing experience, and price. The Absorbent Products segment manufactures and sells primarily private label adult incontinence products and diapers.

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