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NYSE:KEM - KEMET Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$17.06 +0.19 (+1.13 %)
(As of 10/22/2018 09:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$16.87
Today's Range$16.9350 - $17.09
52-Week Range$13.73 - $29.85
Volume31,890 shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$967.72 million
P/E Ratio10.53
Dividend YieldN/A
KEMET Corporation manufactures and sells passive electronic components under the KEMET brand worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Solid Capacitors, Film and Electrolytic; and Electro-Magnetic, Sensors, and Actuators. It offers tantalum, aluminum polymer, and ceramic capacitors; film, paper, and wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors; electromagnetic interference filters; and electro-magnetic compatible materials and devices, piezo materials and actuators, and various types of sensors. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and distributors in various industries, including automotive, communications, computer-related, industrial, consumer, military/aerospace, and alternative energy. It sells its products through direct sales force and independent sales representatives. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.64
Current Ratio2.44
Quick Ratio1.66


Trailing P/E Ratio10.53
Forward P/E Ratio7.52
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales0.82
Cash Flow$2.5848 per share
Price / Cash6.60
Book Value$8.18 per share
Price / Book2.09


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62
Net Income$254.52 million
Net Margins5.52%
Return on Equity23.78%
Return on Assets9.00%


Outstanding Shares57,360,000
Market Cap$967.72 million

KEMET (NYSE:KEM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is KEMET's stock symbol?

KEMET trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KEM."

How were KEMET's earnings last quarter?

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.08. The electronics maker had revenue of $327.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $318.22 million. KEMET had a return on equity of 23.78% and a net margin of 5.52%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 19.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.33 earnings per share. View KEMET's Earnings History.

When is KEMET's next earnings date?

KEMET is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KEMET.

How can I listen to KEMET's earnings call?

KEMET will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, October 30th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8004168033.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

2 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for KEMET's shares. Their predictions range from $24.75 to $24.75. On average, they anticipate KEMET's stock price to reach $24.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 45.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KEMET.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KEMET?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KEMET in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for KEMET.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about KEMET stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about KEMET stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "KEMET Corporation and its subsidiaries is the world's largest manufacturer of solid tantalum capacitors and and one of the world's largest manufacturer of multilayer ceramic capacitors. According to industry sources, tantalum and ceramic capacitors are the two fastest growing sectors of the United States capacitor industry. Capacitors are electronic components that store, filter and regulate electrical energy and current flow and are one of the essential passive components used on circuit boards. " (9/26/2018)
  • 2. B. Riley analysts commented, "We model $297MM in revenue (in line with guidance of $295MM to $305MM), EBITDA of $47MM, and pro forma EPS of $0.42, compared to a consensus of $299MM, $48MM, and $0.45, respectively. We believe the company is well positioned going into the quarter given the favorable macro environment with expanding global GDP , growing end-market demand, and well-balanced distributor inventory levels. Additionally, we believe ASP declines have remained at the low end of the historical 4%-6% range." (10/31/2017)

Are investors shorting KEMET?

KEMET saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 14th, there was short interest totalling 3,761,871 shares, an increase of 51.1% from the August 31st total of 2,488,984 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,677,584 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.2 days. Currently, 7.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View KEMET's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KEMET's key competitors?

Who are KEMET's key executives?

KEMET's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Hon. Per-Olof Loof, CEO & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. William M. Lowe Jr., Exec. VP & CFO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Ronald James Assaf, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Charles C. Meeks Jr., Exec. VP of Solid Capacitors (Age 57)
  • Mr. Shigenori Oyama, Exec. VP of Magnetics, Sensors & Actuators (Age 61)

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.41%), Seven Eight Capital LP (0.11%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%), Nwam LLC (0.04%) and First Hawaiian Bank (0.03%). Company insiders that own KEMET stock include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Frank G Brandenberg, Gurminder S Bedi, Joseph Vincent Borruso, Per Olof Loof, Ronald James Assaf, Stefano Vetralla, Susan Berish Barkal, Wilfried Backes and William M Lowe Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KEMET.

Which institutional investors are selling KEMET stock?

KEM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold KEMET company stock in the last year include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Gurminder S Bedi, Joseph Vincent Borruso, Per Olof Loof, Ronald James Assaf and William M Lowe Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEMET.

Which institutional investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Seven Eight Capital LP, Nwam LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Cerebellum GP LLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEMET.

How do I buy shares of KEMET?

Shares of KEM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is KEMET's stock price today?

One share of KEM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.06.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $967.72 million and generates $1.20 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $254.52 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis. KEMET employs 8,150 workers across the globe.

What is KEMET's official website?

The official website for KEMET is

How can I contact KEMET?

KEMET's mailing address is KEMET TOWER ONE EAST BROWARD BLVD., FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33301. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 954-766-2800 or via email at

MarketBeat Community Rating for KEMET (NYSE KEM)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  478
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about KEMET and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KEM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KEM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/22/2018 by Staff

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