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Kinsale Capital Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+7.53 (+4.47 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $176.06
50-Day Range
MA: $192.69
52-Week Range
Now: $176.06
Volume223,203 shs
Average Volume210,101 shs
Market Capitalization$3.99 billion
P/E Ratio58.88
Dividend Yield0.21%

Short Interest

Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume548,700 shares
Previous Short Volume664,700 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:-17.45%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$104.63 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.0
Last Record DateJanuary, 29 2021
Outstanding Shares21,290,000 shares
Percentage of Shares Shorted2.42%
Today's Trading Volume223,203 shares
Average Trading Volume210,101 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average6.24%

Short Interest Over Time

Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
1/29/2021548,700 shares $104.63 million -17.5%N/A2.2 $190.69
1/15/2021664,700 shares $125.99 million +1.5%N/A2.8 $189.54
12/31/2020777,000 shares $163.50 million -11.7%3.7%5.4 $210.43
12/15/2020777,000 shares $155.08 million -11.7%3.7%5.4 $199.59
11/30/2020879,900 shares $216.86 million +35.9%4.2%7 $246.46
11/15/2020647,400 shares $155.48 million -3.1%3.1%5.1 $240.16
10/30/2020668,400 shares $142.14 million -17.9%3.2%5.7 $212.66
10/15/2020814,100 shares $169.33 million +12.5%3.9%6.6 $208.00
9/30/2020723,800 shares $152.71 million +3.6%3.4%5.7 $210.98
9/15/2020699,000 shares $122.81 million -9.4%3.3%5.4 $175.69
8/31/2020771,900 shares $146.15 million +5.8%3.7%5.5 $189.34
8/14/2020729,900 shares $153.26 million -9.9%3.5%5 $209.98
7/31/2020810,400 shares $159.83 million -13.7%3.9%5.3 $197.22
7/15/2020938,700 shares $182.95 million -5.7%4.5%5.7 $194.90
6/30/2020995,300 shares $165.33 million +1.1%4.8%5.7 $166.11
6/15/2020984,800 shares $154.88 million -4.4%4.8%5.6 $157.27
5/29/20201,030,000 shares $153.51 million -6.4%5.0%5.5 $149.04
5/15/20201,100,000 shares $164.25 million -1.8%5.3%5.7 $149.32
4/30/20201,120,000 shares $169.60 million -2.6%5.4%5.7 $151.43
4/15/20201,150,000 shares $155.43 million +9.5%5.6%5.9 $135.16
3/31/20201,050,000 shares $108.95 million -17.1%5.1%5.5 $103.76
3/13/20201,266,200 shares $143.04 million -4.1%6.5%7.6 $112.97
2/28/20201,320,000 shares $115.66 million +8.2%6.8%7.4 $87.62
2/14/20201,220,000 shares $145.01 million +10.9%5.9%6.4 $118.86
1/31/20201,100,000 shares $140.35 million +3.8%5.4%4.2 $127.59

Kinsale Capital Group (NASDAQ:KNSL) Short Interest FAQ

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What is Kinsale Capital Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of Kinsale Capital Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been covered or closed out. As of January 29th, traders have sold 548,700 shares of KNSL short.

What is a good short interest ratio for Kinsale Capital Group?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. Kinsale Capital Group currently has a short interest ratio of 2.0.

Is Kinsale Capital Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

Kinsale Capital Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 548,700 shares, a decline of 17.5% from the previous total of 664,700 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

How does Kinsale Capital Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

0.00% of Kinsale Capital Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "fire, marine, & casualty insurance" compare to Kinsale Capital Group: Cincinnati Financial Co. (4.36%), Markel Co. (0.59%), Arch Capital Group Ltd. (0.90%), Loews Co. (1.08%), W. R. Berkley Co. (1.22%), CNA Financial Co. (2.01%), Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (0.00%), Everest Re Group, Ltd. (1.55%), American Financial Group, Inc. (1.13%), and Alleghany Co. (0.85%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: Aon Plc ($5.34 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.03 billion), ViacomCBS Inc. ($4.99 billion), DuPont de Nemours, Inc. ($4.72 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.57 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.87 billion), Moderna, Inc. ($3.58 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.75 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.43 billion), and Palantir Technologies Inc. ($2.18 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short Kinsale Capital Group stock?

Short selling KNSL is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from Kinsale Capital Group as its price is falling. Kinsale Capital Group's stock is trading up $7.53 today. To short Kinsale Capital Group stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that Kinsale Capital Group will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against Kinsale Capital Group?

A short squeeze for Kinsale Capital Group occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock appreciates in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of KNSL, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is Kinsale Capital Group's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including KNSL, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is January, 29 2021.

This page was last updated on 2/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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