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How to buy Kingsway Financial Services stock

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Kingsway Financial Services Inc is an auto & truck dealerships business based in the US. Kingsway Financial Services shares (KFS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kingsway Financial Services employs 239 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Kingsway Financial Services share price

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Kingsway Financial Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$1.64 - $5.10
50-day moving average $4.56
200-day moving average $4.20
Wall St. target price$1.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.23

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Is Kingsway Financial Services under- or over-valued?

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

Kingsway Financial Services's EBITDA

Kingsway Financial Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $9.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kingsway Financial Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kingsway Financial Services financials

Revenue TTM $69 million
Operating margin TTM 3.34%
Gross profit TTM $47.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.34%
Return on equity TTM -27.5%
Profit margin -9.75%
Book value $0.26
Market capitalisation $114.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kingsway Financial Services shares

There are currently 11,284 Kingsway Financial Services shares held short by investors – that's known as Kingsway Financial Services's "short interest". This figure is 31.8% up from 8,563 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kingsway Financial Services shares can be evaluated.

Kingsway Financial Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kingsway Financial Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kingsway Financial Services shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kingsway Financial Services shares traded daily (recently around 28210). Kingsway Financial Services's SIR currently stands at 0.4. In other words for every 100,000 Kingsway Financial Services shares traded daily on the market, roughly 400 shares are currently held short.

However Kingsway Financial Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kingsway Financial Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kingsway Financial Services shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kingsway Financial Services's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kingsway Financial Services shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0008% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kingsway Financial Services 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 Kingsway Financial Services.

Find out more about how you can short Kingsway Financial Services stock.

Kingsway Financial Services share dividends

We're not expecting Kingsway Financial Services to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Kingsway Financial Services's shares ever split?

Kingsway Financial Services's shares were split on a 1:4 basis on 4 July 2012. So if you had owned 4 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 Kingsway Financial Services shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 300% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kingsway Financial Services shares which in turn could have impacted Kingsway Financial Services's share price.

Kingsway Financial Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kingsway Financial Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.64 up to $5.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kingsway Financial Services's is -0.321. This would suggest that Kingsway Financial Services's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Kingsway Financial Services has bucked the trend.

Kingsway Financial Services overview

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. , through its subsidiaries, engages in the extended warranty and leased real estate business. The Extended Warranty segment markets, sells, and administers vehicle service agreements and related products for new and used automobiles. This segment also sells new home warranty products, as well as offers administration services to homebuilders and homeowners; markets and distributes warranty products to manufacturers, distributors, and installers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, standby generator, commercial LED lighting, and refrigeration equipment; and provides equipment breakdown and maintenance support services to companies. The Leased Real Estate segment owns a parcel of real property consisting of approximately 192 acres located in the State of Texas. The company offers its products and services to credit unions, consumers, businesses, and homebuilders. Kingsway Financial Services Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Kingsway Financial Services is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 32.912% of Kingsway Financial Services shares are held by insiders and 35.025% by institutions.
How many people work for Kingsway Financial Services?
Latest data suggests 239 work at Kingsway Financial Services.
When does the fiscal year end for Kingsway Financial Services?
Kingsway Financial Services's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Kingsway Financial Services based?
Kingsway Financial Services's address is: 150 East Pierce Road, Itasca, IL, United States, 60143
What is Kingsway Financial Services's ISIN number?
Kingsway Financial Services's international securities identification number is: US4969042021
What is Kingsway Financial Services's CUSIP number?
Kingsway Financial Services's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 496904103

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