News stories about National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. National Bankshares earned a news impact score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 45.2915329528993 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Sandler O’Neill set a $40.00 price objective on shares of National Bankshares and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. TheStreet lowered shares of National Bankshares from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 16th.
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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