National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NKSH) Director John Elliott Dooley purchased 240 shares of National Bankshares stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $42.50 per share, for a total transaction of $10,200.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 3,123 shares in the company, valued at approximately $132,727.50. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

National Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ NKSH) traded down 2.31% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $42.25. 3,242 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $293.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.84 and a beta of 0.36. National Bankshares, Inc. has a 12 month low of $32.77 and a 12 month high of $45.35. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $41.28 and its 200-day moving average is $40.94.

National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The bank reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.03. National Bankshares had a net margin of 29.17% and a return on equity of 8.17%. The firm had revenue of $11.71 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that National Bankshares, Inc. will post $2.26 EPS for the current year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH)

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.56 per share. This represents a yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 18th. National Bankshares’s dividend payout ratio is currently 52.58%.

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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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