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Best Security & Protection Service Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top security & protection service stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best security & protection service stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the security & protection services industry.

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NSSC
NAPCO SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$1.06B$28.99-4.58%$23.90M54.70x0.31
VRRM
VERRA MOBILITY CORP
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$2.36B$15.43-2.22%$310.55M28.57x6.29
CIX
COMPX INTERNATIONAL INC
NYSEMKT
Security & Protection Services
$208.48M$16.94-6.41%$27.99M11.37x0.11
BRC
BRADY CORP
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$2.10B$42.06-1.11%$227.44M14.40x0.50
NL
NL INDUSTRIES INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$379.79M$7.78-2.63%$91.19M5.12x0.55
ALLE
ALLEGION PLC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$8.08B$92.041.56%$641.60M17.63x3.70
BCO
BRINKS CO
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$2.44B$51.700.37%$608.60M14.32x22.69
EVLV
EVOLV TECHNOLOGIES HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$301.29M$2.091.95%-$9.74M52.25x0.28
VRME
VERIFYME INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$10.50M$1.24-9.02%-$7.44M-1.43x0.33
REZI
RESIDEO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$2.81B$19.270.63%$587.00M8.84x1.64
APDN
APPLIED DNA SCIENCES INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$17.39M$1.35-15.63%-$10.86M-0.84x0.75
MSA
MSA SAFETY INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$4.36B$111.39-1.94%$122.05M103.14x1.87
MG
MISTRAS GROUP INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$143.67M$4.820.42%$51.02M60.25x1.86
DGLY
DIGITAL ALLY INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$22.38M$0.47-4.49%$3.22M15.60x0.57
LGMK
LOGICMARK INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$7.86M$0.82-3.76%-$8.19M-0.74x0.08
REKR
REKOR SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$47.48M$0.89-2.32%-$43.35M-0.90x0.38
ARLO
ARLO TECHNOLOGIES INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$421.51M$4.81-1.64%-$35.92M-9.82x1.93
BKYI
BIO KEY INTERNATIONAL INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$13.01M$1.54-4.88%-$5.28M-2.11x0.29
GFAI
GUARDFORCE AI CO LTD
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$5.19M$0.253.38%-$197.31k-0.79x5.43
KSCP
KNIGHTSCOPE INC
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$73.15M$2.77-4.81%-$16.25M-1.26x-0.60
ADT
ADT INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$7.02B$7.70-3.51%$2.14B-256.67x4.12
SPCB
SUPERCOM LTD
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$8.19M$0.29-6.75%N/AN/A6.13
UUU
UNIVERSAL SECURITY INSTRUMENTS INC
NYSEMKT
Security & Protection Services
$8.61M$3.72-0.16%$176.92k-41.38x1.52
SNT
SENSTAR TECHNOLOGIES LTD
NASDAQ
Security & Protection Services
$42.66M$1.83-0.54%N/A-9.63x0.57
VVNT
VIVINT SMART HOME INC
NYSE
Security & Protection Services
$1.34B$6.30-6.53%$4.20M-7.41x-2.70

Security & Protection Service Stocks FAQ

What are the best security & protection service stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best security & protection service stocks to buy right now are:

1. Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC)


Napco Security Technologies (NASDAQ:NSSC) is the top security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 67, which is 31 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 36. It passed 22 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Napco Security Technologies has seen its stock return 31.62% over the past year, overperforming other security & protection service stocks by 58 percentage points.

Napco Security Technologies has an average 1 year price target of $38.25, an upside of 31.94% from Napco Security Technologies's current stock price of $28.99.

Napco Security Technologies stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Napco Security Technologies, 50% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 25% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Verra Mobility (NASDAQ:VRRM)


Verra Mobility (NASDAQ:VRRM) is the second best security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 23 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 36. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Verra Mobility has seen its stock return 0.13% over the past year, overperforming other security & protection service stocks by 27 percentage points.

Verra Mobility has an average 1 year price target of $18.67, an upside of 20.98% from Verra Mobility's current stock price of $15.43.

Verra Mobility stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Verra Mobility, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 75% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX)


Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX) is the third best security & protection service stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 23 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 36. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Compx International has seen its stock lose -22.08% over the past year, overperforming other security & protection service stocks by 5 percentage points.

What are the security & protection service stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 7 security & protection service stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 security & protection service stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX)


Compx International (NYSEMKT:CIX) has an annual dividend yield of 15.94%, which is 11 percentage points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 4.68%. Compx International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% two times in the last 10 years. Compx International's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Compx International's dividend payout ratio of 60.4% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Nl Industries (NYSE:NL)


Nl Industries (NYSE:NL) has an annual dividend yield of 7.97%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 4.68%. Nl Industries's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Nl Industries's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Nl Industries's dividend payout ratio of 17.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Brady (NYSE:BRC)


Brady (NYSE:BRC) has an annual dividend yield of 2.14%, which is -3 percentage points lower than the security & protection service industry average of 4.68%. Brady's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Brady's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Brady's dividend payout ratio of 30.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are security & protection service stocks down?

Security & protection service stocks were down -1.27% in the last day, and down -3.96% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why security & protection service stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued security & protection service stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued security & protection service stocks right now are:

1. Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI)


Resideo Technologies (NYSE:REZI) is the most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Resideo Technologies has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Resideo Technologies's stock has dropped -25.88% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by 1 percentage points.

2. Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY)


Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY) is the second most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Digital Ally has a valuation score of 71, which is 31 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 40. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Digital Ally's stock has dropped -63.72% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by -37 percentage points.

3. Verra Mobility (NASDAQ:VRRM)


Verra Mobility (NASDAQ:VRRM) is the third most undervalued security & protection service stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Verra Mobility has a valuation score of 57, which is 17 points higher than the security & protection service industry average of 40. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Verra Mobility's stock has gained 0.13% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the security & protection service industry by 27 percentage points.

Are security & protection service stocks a good buy now?

47.62% of security & protection service stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect security & protection service stocks to rise by 44.37% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the security & protection services industry?

The average P/E ratio of the security & protection services industry is -29.42x.
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