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National Bankshares NasdaqCM:NKSH Stock Report

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03 Jul, 2022


Company Financials +
NKSH fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

NKSH Stock Overview

National Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the National Bank of Blacksburg that provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and local governments.

National Bankshares Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for National Bankshares
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$32.29
52 Week HighUS$39.19
52 Week LowUS$31.11
1 Month Change-0.22%
3 Month Change-12.73%
1 Year Change-10.03%
3 Year Change-15.43%
5 Year Change-22.19%
Change since IPO139.22%

Recent News & Updates

May 15
National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.72

National Bankshares (NASDAQ:NKSH) Is Increasing Its Dividend To US$0.72

The board of National Bankshares, Inc. ( NASDAQ:NKSH ) has announced that it will be increasing its dividend by 2.9% on...

Shareholder Returns

NKSHUS BanksUS Market

Return vs Industry: NKSH exceeded the US Banks industry which returned -18.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NKSH exceeded the US Market which returned -21.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NKSH's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NKSH volatility
NKSH Average Weekly Movement2.8%
Banks Industry Average Movement3.8%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: NKSH is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NKSH's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1891221F. Denardo

National Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the National Bank of Blacksburg that provides retail and commercial banking products and services to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and local governments. The company accepts interest-bearing and non-interest bearing demand deposit accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, health savings accounts, and individual retirement accounts. Its loan products include commercial and agricultural, commercial real estate, residential real estate, home equity, and various consumer loan products, as well as loans for the construction of commercial and residential properties.

National Bankshares Fundamentals Summary

How do National Bankshares's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NKSH fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$194.15m
Earnings (TTM)US$20.50m
Revenue (TTM)US$50.95m


P/E Ratio


P/B Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NKSH income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$50.95m
Other ExpensesUS$30.45m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)3.41
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin40.24%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did NKSH perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is NKSH undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NKSH?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

NKSH key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ratio9.2x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does NKSH's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

NKSH PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for NKSH vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average9x
ISBA Isabella Bank
SSBK Southern States Bancshares
CVCY Central Valley Community Bancorp
BSVN Bank7
NKSH National Bankshares

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NKSH is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.5x) compared to the peer average (9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does NKSH's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Banks Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NKSH is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.5x) compared to the US Banks industry average (9.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is NKSH's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

NKSH PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio9.5x
Fair PE Ratio10.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: NKSH is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (9.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (10.5x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of NKSH when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: NKSH ($32.29) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($52.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NKSH is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: NKSH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (9.2x)

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Future Growth

How is National Bankshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: NKSH's forecast earnings growth (1% per year) is below the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: NKSH's earnings (1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (13.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: NKSH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: NKSH's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: NKSH's revenue (5.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if NKSH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has National Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NKSH has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NKSH's current net profit margins (40.2%) are higher than last year (37.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NKSH's earnings have grown by 6.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: NKSH's earnings growth over the past year (21.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: NKSH earnings growth over the past year (21.6%) exceeded the Banks industry 20.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: NKSH's Return on Equity (12.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is National Bankshares's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Asset Level

  • Allowance for Bad Loans

  • Low Risk Liabilities

  • Loan Level

  • Low Risk Deposits

  • Level of Bad Loans

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: NKSH's Assets to Equity ratio (10.7x) is moderate.

Allowance for Bad Loans: NKSH has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (272%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 99% of NKSH's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: NKSH has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (47%).

Low Risk Deposits: NKSH's Loans to Deposits ratio (53%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: NKSH has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).

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What is National Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: NKSH's dividend (4.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).

High Dividend: NKSH's dividend (4.46%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.25%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: NKSH's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: NKSH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43%), NKSH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years or that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


F. Denardo (69 yo)





Mr. F. Brad Denardo has been President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bankshares, Inc. since September 1, 2017 and has been its Chairman of the Board since May 15, 2019. He has been Chief Executiv...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: F.'s total compensation ($USD1.01M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.83M).

Compensation vs Earnings: F.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NKSH's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: NKSH's board of directors are considered experienced (9.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NKSH insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

National Bankshares, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • Ticker: NKSH
  • Exchange: NasdaqCM
  • Founded: 1891
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Implied Market Cap: US$194.149m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.01m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • National Bankshares, Inc.
  • 101 Hubbard Street
  • Blacksburg
  • Virginia
  • 24062-9002
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/07/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/07/01 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.