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How to buy Kingstone Companies stock | $6.65

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Kingstone Companies, Inc is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. Kingstone Companies shares (KINS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kingstone Companies employs 97 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$133.4 million.

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  3. Search for Kingstone Companies. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: KINS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Kingstone Companies reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$6.65, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Kingstone Companies, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kingstone Companies. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Kingstone Companies share price

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Kingstone Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$6.65
52-week rangeUSD$3.9152 - USD$8.4506
50-day moving average USD$6.329
200-day moving average USD$5.7453
Wall St. target priceUSD$8.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.16 (2.45%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.246

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Is it a good time to buy Kingstone Companies stock?

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Kingstone Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.65 from 2020-12-31

1 week (2021-01-13) -0.75%
1 month (2020-12-24) 1.95%
3 months (2020-10-20) 10.83%
6 months (2020-07-20) 25.95%
1 year (2020-01-20) N/A
2 years (2019-01-20) N/A
3 years (2018-01-20) N/A
5 years (2016-01-20) 7.59

Is Kingstone Companies under- or over-valued?

Valuing Kingstone Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kingstone Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Kingstone Companies's EBITDA

Kingstone Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$2.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kingstone Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kingstone Companies financials

Revenue TTM USD$133.4 million
Gross profit TTM USD$932,681
Return on assets TTM -0.14%
Return on equity TTM -0.69%
Profit margin -0.46%
Book value $8.366
Market capitalisation USD$69.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kingstone Companies shares

There are currently 19,813 Kingstone Companies shares held short by investors – that's known as Kingstone Companies's "short interest". This figure is 19.6% down from 24,646 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kingstone Companies shares can be evaluated.

Kingstone Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kingstone Companies's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kingstone Companies shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kingstone Companies shares traded daily (recently around 47173.80952381). Kingstone Companies's SIR currently stands at 0.42. In other words for every 100,000 Kingstone Companies shares traded daily on the market, roughly 420 shares are currently held short.

However Kingstone Companies's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kingstone Companies shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kingstone Companies shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kingstone Companies's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kingstone Companies shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0013% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kingstone Companies shares, roughly 1 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Kingstone Companies.

Find out more about how you can short Kingstone Companies stock.

Kingstone Companies share dividends

We're not expecting Kingstone Companies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Kingstone Companies's shares ever split?

Kingstone Companies's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 26 August 2004. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kingstone Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kingstone Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Kingstone Companies's share price.

Kingstone Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kingstone Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.9152 up to $8.4506. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KINS.US volatility(beta: 0.96)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Kingstone Companies's is 0.9564. This would suggest that Kingstone Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kingstone Companies overview

Kingstone Companies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Kingstone Insurance Company, underwrites property and casualty insurance products in New York. The company offers personal lines insurance products, including homeowners and dwelling fire multi-peril, cooperative/condominiums, renters, and personal umbrella policies. It also provides commercial liability policies, such as business owner's policies comprising primarily of small business retail, service, and office risks; artisan's liability policies for small independent contractors; multi-peril policies for larger and specialized risks, and business owner's risks; and commercial umbrella policies. The company offers for-hire vehicle physical damage only policies for livery and car service vehicles and taxicabs; and canine legal liability policies, as well as reinsurance products. It sells its products through retail and wholesale agents and brokers. The company was formerly known as DCAP Group, Inc. and changed its name to Kingstone Companies, Inc. in July 2009. Kingstone Companies, Inc. was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in Kingston, New York.

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