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NSEC Stock Overview
The National Security Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides insurance products and services in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$16.36|
|52 Week High||US$16.48|
|52 Week Low||US$8.91|
|1 Month Change||0.80%|
|3 Month Change||1.81%|
|1 Year Change||40.24%|
|3 Year Change||39.23%|
|5 Year Change||14.81%|
|Change since IPO||93.10%|
Recent News & Updates
|NSEC||US Insurance||US Market|
Return vs Industry: NSEC exceeded the US Insurance industry which returned 1.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NSEC exceeded the US Market which returned -20.8% over the past year.
|NSEC Average Weekly Movement||1.0%|
|Insurance Industry Average Movement||4.9%|
|Market Average Movement||7.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.9%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: NSEC is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NSEC's weekly volatility has decreased from 14% to 1% over the past year.
About the Company
The National Security Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides insurance products and services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Property and Casualty (P&C) Insurance, and Life Insurance. The P&C 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 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.
National Security Group Fundamentals Summary
|NSEC fundamental statistics|
Is NSEC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NSEC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$52.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.32|
|Net Profit Margin||1.24%|
How did NSEC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.5%Current Dividend Yield
Is NSEC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NSEC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is NSEC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does NSEC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|NSEC PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NSEC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (50.3x) compared to the peer average (100.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does NSEC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Insurance Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NSEC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (50.3x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (11.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is NSEC'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.
|Current PE Ratio||50.3x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NSEC's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of NSEC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NSEC's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate NSEC's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is National Security Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted Insurance industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as National Security Group has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
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How has National Security Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NSEC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NSEC became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NSEC's earnings have declined by 32.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NSEC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NSEC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Insurance industry (-2.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NSEC's Return on Equity (2%) is considered low.
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How is National Security Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NSEC's short term assets ($31.6M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($46.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: NSEC's short term assets ($31.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($63.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NSEC's net debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: NSEC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 36.6% to 32.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NSEC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.3%).
Interest Coverage: NSEC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).
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What is National Security Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 2/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: NSEC's dividend (1.47%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).
High Dividend: NSEC's dividend (1.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.3%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: NSEC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: NSEC's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.8%), NSEC's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (18.6%), NSEC's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Bill Brunson (63 yo)
Mr. William Lister Brunson, Jr., also known as Bill, serves as a Director of National Security Group, Inc. since 1999 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Security Group, Inc since...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bill's total compensation ($USD325.54K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD760.83K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bill's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: NSEC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The National Security Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The National Security Group, Inc.
- Ticker: NSEC
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1947
- Industry: Property and Casualty Insurance
- Sector: Insurance
- Implied Market Cap: US$41.434m
- Shares outstanding: 2.53m
- Website: https://www.nationalsecuritygroup.com
Number of Employees
- The National Security Group, Inc.
- 661 East Davis Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/30 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/30 00:00|
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.