In trading on Wednesday, shares of National Bankshares Inc. (NKSH - Get Report) touched a new 52-week high of $46.25/share. That's a 36.03% rise, or $12.25 per share from the 52-week low of $34.00 set back on 11/09/2016. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased NKSH stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, NKSH has seen 3 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

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Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
05/09/2017 F. Brad Denardo Director 485 $41.25 $20,006.25
06/19/2017 Mary G. Miller Director 230 $43.00 $9,890.00
06/20/2017 John Elliott Dooley Director 240 $42.50 $10,199.70
06/20/2017 Mary G. Miller Director 270 $43.50 $11,745.00
08/03/2017 John Elliott Dooley Director 200 $38.50 $7,700.00

The chart below shows where NKSH has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

National Bankshares Inc.  Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Wednesday, NKSH shares are changing hands at $45.55/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.