Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS) At $5.55 Forms Bottom; Fbl Financial Group (FFG) Sellers Increased By 6.25% Their Shorts

Fbl Financial Group Incorporated (NYSE:FFG) had an increase of 6.25% in short interest. FFG’s SI was 47,600 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 6.25% from 44,800 shares previously. With 19,800 avg volume, 2 days are for Fbl Financial Group Incorporated (NYSE:FFG)’s short sellers to cover FFG’s short positions. The SI to Fbl Financial Group Incorporated’s float is 0.19%. The stock decreased 1.29% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $72.65. About 9,757 shares traded. FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG) has risen 4.96% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.74% the S&P500.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS) formed multiple bottom with $5.16 target or 7.00% below today’s $5.55 share price. Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (KFS) has $126.70M valuation. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.55. About 13,958 shares traded. Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) has risen 35.78% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.08% the S&P500.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 13 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $127,461 activity. $302,652 worth of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) was sold by STILWELL JOSEPH on Tuesday, December 12. Shares for $151,500 were bought by Kavanagh Terence Michael on Tuesday, December 12. The insider BAQAR HASSAN bought $1,003. Hickey William August Jr also bought $1,504 worth of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) shares. 325 Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) shares with value of $1,663 were bought by Fitzgerald John Taylor Maloney. SWETS LARRY G JR also bought $2,084 worth of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) on Friday, January 12. $39,184 worth of Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) was bought by Schaevitz Gary.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.53, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 0 investors sold Kingsway Financial Services Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 696,960 shares or 4.43% more from 667,396 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Services holds 0% or 12,400 shares. Retail Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% stake. Ontario – Canada-based Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS). Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0% in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS). Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) for 600 shares. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0% or 269,800 shares. Css Il reported 37,651 shares. Bradley Foster & Sargent Ct owns 65,038 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And has 0% invested in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS). Toronto Dominion Bankshares holds 0% or 205 shares. Gluskin Sheff & owns 200,000 shares or 0.13% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zeke Cap Advsr Lc has 0.03% invested in Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) for 38,500 shares. Stifel Financial owns 43,000 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.76 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.64, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 6 investors sold FBL Financial Group, Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 6.38 million shares or 3.11% less from 6.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bancorporation Of America De reported 5,151 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 10,500 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sg Americas Secs Lc reported 0% stake. Millennium Mgmt Lc has 28,555 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 42,522 are held by Panagora Asset Management. Sei Invests holds 0% or 71 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Public Limited has 0% invested in FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG) for 230 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation holds 0% or 33,908 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio has invested 0% of its portfolio in FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG). Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd reported 0% in FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG). Metropolitan Life Ny holds 6,711 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 2,627 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn holds 0% or 46,715 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 16,327 shares. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag accumulated 42,878 shares.

FBL Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells individual life insurance and annuity products. The company has market cap of $1.81 billion. The Annuity segment sells various traditional annuity products that primarily consist of fixed rate and indexed annuities, and supplementary contracts. It has a 16.18 P/E ratio. The Life Insurance segment offers whole life, term life, and universal life policies.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $140,916 activity. $140,916 worth of FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:FFG) shares were sold by VanderWal Scott.