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

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$16.97 -1.34 (-7.32 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.97
Today's Range$16.90 - $18.1905
52-Week Range$15.55 - $29.85
Volume1.67 million shs
Average Volume864,294 shs
Market Capitalization$980.70 million
P/E Ratio10.48
Dividend Yield1.09%
Beta2.7
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

Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP48836020
Phone954-766-2800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Cash Flow$2.3701 per share
Book Value$8.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$254.52 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,150
Market Cap$980.70 million
Next Earnings Date5/16/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 often does KEMET pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KEMET?

KEMET announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, February 25th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 13th. View KEMET's Dividend History.

How were KEMET's earnings last quarter?

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The electronics maker reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.19. The electronics maker had revenue of $350.18 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $353.36 million. KEMET had a return on equity of 32.59% and a net margin of 8.59%. View KEMET's Earnings History.

When is KEMET's next earnings date?

KEMET is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 16th 2019. View Earnings Estimates 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.

Has KEMET been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KEM stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. KEMET earned a media sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of KEMET's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KEMET own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KEMET investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Intel (INTC), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Square (SQ), Momo (MOMO) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are KEMET's key executives?

KEMET's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. William M. Lowe Jr., CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Ronald James Assaf, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Charles C. Meeks Jr., Exec. VP of Solid Capacitors (Age 58)
  • Mr. Shigenori Oyama, Exec. VP of Magnetics, Sensors & Actuators (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gregory C. Thompson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 63)

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.18%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.25%), Royce & Associates LP (2.00%), LSV Asset Management (1.55%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.45%) and Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.45%). Company insiders that own KEMET stock include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Frank G Brandenberg, Gregory C Thompson, Gurminder S Bedi, Joseph Vincent Borruso, Per Olof Loof, Robert G Paul, Ronald James Assaf, Shignori Oyama, Stefano Vetralla, Wilfried Backes and William M Lowe Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for KEMET.

Which major investors are selling KEMET stock?

KEM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Royce & Associates LP, James Investment Research Inc., Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold KEMET company stock in the last year include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Per Olof Loof, Robert G Paul, Ronald James Assaf, Shignori Oyama and William M Lowe Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEMET.

Which major investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Impax Asset Management Group plc, Divisar Capital Management LLC, HL Financial Services LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC and California Public 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 $16.97.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $980.70 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 http://www.kemet.com.

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 [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for KEMET (NYSE KEM)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  289 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  240 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
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 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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