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Kinsale Capital Group, Inc is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. Kinsale Capital Group shares (KNSL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Kinsale Capital Group employs 323 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Kinsale Capital Group share price

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Kinsale Capital Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$114.93 - $252.54
50-day moving average $169.25
200-day moving average $197.39
Wall St. target price$197.02
PE ratio 44.6589
Dividend yield $0.36 (0.21%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.87

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Is Kinsale Capital Group under- or over-valued?

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

Kinsale Capital Group's P/E ratio

Kinsale Capital Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 45x. In other words, Kinsale Capital Group shares trade at around 45x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Kinsale Capital Group's PEG ratio

Kinsale Capital Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.77. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Kinsale Capital Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Kinsale Capital Group's EBITDA

Kinsale Capital Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $102 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kinsale Capital Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kinsale Capital Group financials

Revenue TTM $459.9 million
Operating margin TTM 21.83%
Gross profit TTM $85.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.76%
Return on equity TTM 18.01%
Profit margin 19.23%
Book value $25.32
Market capitalisation $3.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Kinsale Capital Group shares

There are currently 551,906 Kinsale Capital Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Kinsale Capital Group's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% down from 575,682 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kinsale Capital Group shares can be evaluated.

Kinsale Capital Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Kinsale Capital Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kinsale Capital Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kinsale Capital Group shares traded daily (recently around 123745.73991031). Kinsale Capital Group's SIR currently stands at 4.46. In other words for every 100,000 Kinsale Capital Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4460 shares are currently held short.

However Kinsale Capital Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kinsale Capital Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kinsale Capital Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kinsale Capital Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kinsale Capital Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kinsale Capital Group shares, roughly 29 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 Kinsale Capital Group.

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Kinsale Capital Group share dividends

9%

Dividend payout ratio: 8.9% of net profits

Recently Kinsale Capital Group has paid out, on average, around 8.9% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.25% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kinsale Capital Group shareholders could enjoy a 0.25% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kinsale Capital Group's case, that would currently equate to about $0.36 per share.

While Kinsale Capital Group's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Kinsale Capital Group is investing more in its future growth.

Kinsale Capital Group's most recent dividend payout was on 11 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Kinsale Capital Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kinsale Capital Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $114.9256 up to $252.5369. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KNSL.US volatility(beta: 0.78)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 Kinsale Capital Group's is 0.7838. This would suggest that Kinsale Capital Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kinsale Capital Group overview

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc. , a specialty insurance company, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. Its commercial lines offerings include construction, small business, excess and general casualty, commercial property, allied health, life sciences, energy, environmental, health care, inland marine, public entity, and commercial insurance, as well as product, professional, and management liability insurance. The company markets and sells its insurance products in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U. S. Virgin Islands primarily through a network of independent insurance brokers. Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.

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