Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) Coverage Initiated at William Blair

Analysts at William Blair initiated coverage on Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) stock, starting the company at Outperform. A number of other analysts have commented on the stock recently, and the company has earned a consensus one-year price target of $23.50, higher than the opening price, potentially setting up a gain for savvy investors. $20.17.

Generally after analysts publish an “initiating coverage” report on a stock, they will subsequently issue periodic updates.

On Friday, while the market looked for direction on monetary policy, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen was ambiguous, saying only the case for a rate hike had “strengthened” but offered indication of when that might occur.

The idea of a second rate hike this year seemed to rattle the market.

All three major indices were higher in early trade, but a mid-day sell-off sent stocks into the red, with only the tech-heavy Nasdaq managing to regain positive territory by the close.

The DJIA fell 53 points, or 0.29 percent, to 18,395.

The S&P 500 fell around 3 points, or 0.16 percent, to 2,169.

The Nasdaq climbed 7 points, or 0.13 percent, to end the week at 5,219.

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) opened at $20.17 today and has traded in a range between, $19.92 and $20.55. The last trade was at $20.46, representing change of $​0.46​ to the upside or 2.30%.

Stock often cam move up or down on analysts reports and Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) shares traded to the upside, $0.46 per share or 2.30 percent.

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) now has a market cap of $313.80M

The stock’s average daily volume is 99,750 shares out of a total float 8,485,000 and some 72,196 shares traded hands on Friday, 118 percent lower than normal.

Look for increasing trading volume in trading activity today and going forward.

The most common applications of moving averages are to identify the trend direction and to determine support and resistance levels.

Kinsale Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ: KNSL) now has a 50-day MA is $19.51 and 200-day MA is $19.51, and it has traded in a 52-week range between $18.00 – 21.30

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