Institutional Investor Sentiment About Kingstone Companies Inc (NASDAQ:KINS) Up

May 27, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Sentiment for Kingstone Companies Inc (NASDAQ:KINS)

Kingstone Companies Inc (NASDAQ:KINS) institutional sentiment increased to 2.11 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.81, from 1.3 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 40 institutional investors opened new or increased holdings, while 19 decreased and sold positions in Kingstone Companies Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 5.37 million shares, up from 5.16 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Kingstone Companies Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 16 Increased: 20 New Position: 20.

Kingstone Companies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Kingstone Insurance Company, underwrites property and casualty insurance products to small businesses and individuals in New York. The company has market cap of $189.88 million. The firm provides personal lines insurance products, such as homeowners, dwelling fire, 3-4 family dwelling package, cooperative and condominium, renters, equipment breakdown, service line endorsements, and personal umbrella policies; and commercial liability policies comprising small business retail, service, and office risks without residential exposure to business owners. It has a 18.94 P/E ratio. It also 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.

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $17.8. About 24,801 shares traded. Kingstone Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:KINS) has risen 8.47% since May 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.08% the S&P500.

Analysts await Kingstone Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:KINS) to report earnings on August, 9. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 95.45 % or $0.21 from last year’s $0.22 per share. KINS’s profit will be $4.59M for 10.35 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.22 actual EPS reported by Kingstone Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -295.45 % EPS growth.

Gator Capital Management Llc holds 1.99% of its portfolio in Kingstone Companies, Inc. for 110,395 shares. Eidelman Virant Capital owns 112,757 shares or 1.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Next Century Growth Investors Llc has 0.68% invested in the company for 292,309 shares. The New York-based United Asset Strategies Inc. has invested 0.46% in the stock. Salzhauer Michael, a New York-based fund reported 56,904 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 6 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $624,200 activity.

More news for Kingstone Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:KINS) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Kingstone Companies’ (KINS) CEO Barry Goldstein on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 13, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Kingstone Insurance Company and Kingstone Companies, Inc.” and published on May 17, 2018 is yet another important article.

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