How to buy Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Kinsale Capital Group shares.

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (KNSL) is a publicly traded insurance-property and casualty business based in the US. In the week up to 20 November Kinsale Capital Group shares surged 8.76% to a closing position of $308.01. However, over the last 12 months, Kinsale Capital Group's share price has fallen by 17.37% from $203.77. Kinsale Capital Group is listed on the NYSE and employs 364 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Kinsale Capital Group

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: KNSL in this case.
  5. Research Kinsale Capital Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Kinsale Capital Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 5x Kinsale Capital Group shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £3.42
£688.18 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £11.60
£696.36 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £3.08
£687.84 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £6.85
£691.61 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.80
£703.56 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.68
£685.45 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £18.26
£703.02 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £3.42
£688.18 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £18.06
£702.82 total
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Kinsale Capital Group share price (NYSE:KNSL)

Use our graph to track the performance of KNSL stocks over time.

Kinsale Capital Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $168.37

1 month (2022-11-01) -47.88%
3 months (2022-08-31) -33.60%
6 months (2022-06-01) -23.71%
1 year (2021-12-01) -17.37%
2 years (2020-12-01) -30.75%
3 years (2019-11-29) 66.27%
5 years (2017-12-01) 283.97%

Is it a good time to buy Kinsale Capital Group stock?

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Is Kinsale Capital Group under- or over-valued?

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

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 51x. In other words, Kinsale Capital Group shares trade at around 51x 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.

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 PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $175.9 million (£0.0 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 shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$164.26
Change %2.5021%
Information last updated 2022-11-29.
52-week range$179.7424 - $334.99
50-day moving average$284.2244
200-day moving average$242.9833
Wall St. target price$317.5
PE ratio50.5601
Dividend yield$0.5 (0.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$6.07

Kinsale Capital Group share dividends


Dividend yield: 0.17% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 0.17% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 7.48% of net profits

Kinsale Capital Group has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 0.17% of its share value annually.

Kinsale Capital Group has paid out, on average, around 7.48% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 0.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kinsale Capital Group's case, that would currently equate to about $0.5 per share.

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

Kinsale Capital Group's most recent dividend payout was on 12 December 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kinsale Capital Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $179.7424 up to $334.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KNSL.US volatility(beta: 0.86)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kinsale Capital Group's is 0.8564. This would suggest that Kinsale Capital Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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