Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.04

Media headlines about Kingsway Financial Services (NYSE:KFS) (TSE:KFS) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kingsway Financial Services earned a media sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the insurance provider an impact score of 44.624322410755 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) opened at $5.35 on Friday. Kingsway Financial Services has a 12-month low of $4.80 and a 12-month high of $6.50. The company has a market cap of $124.22, a PE ratio of -11.38 and a beta of 0.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 0.26 and a quick ratio of 0.26.

Kingsway Financial Services (NYSE:KFS) (TSE:KFS) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 27th. The insurance provider reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter. Kingsway Financial Services had a negative return on equity of 36.44% and a negative net margin of 4.88%.

In related news, Director Gary Schaevitz bought 5,000 shares of Kingsway Financial Services stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $5.50 per share, with a total value of $27,500.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Joseph Stilwell sold 60,000 shares of Kingsway Financial Services stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $5.04, for a total transaction of $302,400.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 38,462 shares of company stock valued at $199,402 in the last ninety days. 44.97% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

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About Kingsway Financial Services

Kingsway Financial Services Inc is a holding company. The Company operates as a merchant bank primarily engaged, through its subsidiaries, in the property and casualty insurance business. The Company operates through Insurance Underwriting segment. Its Insurance Underwriting segment provides non-standard automobile insurance to individuals who do not meet the criteria for coverage by standard automobile insurers.

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