Headlines about Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kinsale Capital Group earned a news impact score of 0.38 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.175132272316 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of KNSL stock opened at $51.68 on Monday. Kinsale Capital Group has a 1-year low of $31.56 and a 1-year high of $55.10. The firm has a market cap of $1,089.01, a P/E ratio of 41.34 and a beta of 0.13.

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Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL) last announced its earnings results on Monday, February 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.03). Kinsale Capital Group had a return on equity of 11.76% and a net margin of 13.33%. The business had revenue of $50.74 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $49.23 million. analysts predict that Kinsale Capital Group will post 2.02 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on KNSL shares. BidaskClub downgraded Kinsale Capital Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kinsale Capital Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Saturday, December 23rd. Finally, William Blair restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kinsale Capital Group in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Kinsale Capital Group currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $49.67.

In related news, SVP William J. Jr. Kenney sold 13,750 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $51.79, for a total transaction of $712,112.50. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 18,286 shares in the company, valued at approximately $947,031.94. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 8.20% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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About Kinsale Capital Group

Kinsale Capital Group, Inc provides as a casualty and property insurance products in the United States. Its commercial lines offerings include construction, small business, energy, excess casualty, general casualty, product liability, professional liability, life sciences, allied health, health care, commercial property, management liability, environmental, public entity, inland marine, and commercial insurance, as well as homeowners insurance.

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