National Presto Industries, Inc. (NPK) Dividend History

National Presto Industries is a company founded in 1905 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Originally called "Northwestern Steel and Iron Works" the company changed its name to the "National Pressure Cooker Company" in 1929 and then National Presto Industries, Inc. 1953. The company originally produced pressure canners for commercial, and later home, use. Beginning in 1939, the company introduced small home-use cooking appliances. The company was admitted to the New York Stock Exchange on March 3, 1969. The company is divided into three business segments , Housewares/Small Appliance; Defense; and Safety. The Housewares/Small Appliance segment "designs and sells small household appliances", including pressure cookers, under the Presto brand. The Defense segment produces ordnance and ammunition products. The Safety Segment consists of two startups. The first is Rusoh, Inc., which designs and markets the Rusoh® Eliminator® fire extinguisher, the first self-service fire extinguisher. The second is OneEvent Technologies, Inc. It offers systems that provide early warning of conditions that could ultimately lead to significant losses."

Last update 07/22/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 5.05 5.50 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.25
Average Price 90.85 105.87 114.95 98.62 85.65 100.79
Yield 5.56% 5.19% 0.87% 1.01% 1.17% 5.21%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-02-26
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 6.78
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 1.00
Dividend Cover 6.78 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 1.02%
52-Week Trailing Yield 5.57%
6-Year Average Yield 3.15%
6-Year Dividend Change -80.20%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -13.37%
Number of Dividend Payments (1988-02-29 - 2021-02-26) 39

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-02-26 $5.25
2020-02-28 $1.00
2019-02-28 $1.00
2018-02-28 $1.00
2017-02-27 $5.50
2016-02-26 $5.05
2015-02-26 $4.05
2014-02-27 $5.05
2012-12-13 $6.50
2012-02-29 $6.00
2011-03-02 $8.25
2010-03-02 $8.15
2009-02-27 $5.55
2008-03-06 $4.25
2007-03-01 $3.80
2006-02-17 $2.12
2005-02-18 $1.67
2004-02-20 $1.17
2003-02-21 $0.92
2002-02-22 $0.92
2001-02-23 $2.00
2000-02-25 $2.10
1999-02-25 $2.00
1998-02-26 $2.00
1997-02-27 $2.00
1996-02-27 $2.00
1995-02-22 $0.49
1994-02-23 $0.45
1992-12-08 $0.45
1992-09-04 $0.05
1992-02-25 $0.43
1991-12-09 $2.70
1990-12-10 $2.55
1990-02-26 $1.60
1989-12-05 $0.85
1989-02-22 $1.40
1988-12-05 $0.32
1988-09-02 $0.32
1988-02-29 $0.30