NYSE:KEM - KEMET Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$23.03 +0.03 (+0.13 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 03:43 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.79
Today's Range$22.70 - $23.13
52-Week Range$13.73 - $29.85
Volume65,627 shs
Average Volume1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.37 billion
P/E Ratio14.17
Dividend YieldN/A
KEMET logoKEMET 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 Ratio14.17
Forward P/E Ratio10.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales1.10
Cash Flow$2.4737 per share
Price / Cash9.31
Book Value$8.18 per share
Price / Book2.82


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$1.37 billion

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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.47 by $0.08. The electronics maker earned $327.62 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $318.22 million. KEMET had a net margin of 5.52% and a return on equity of 23.78%. KEMET's revenue for the quarter was up 19.6% compared to the same quarter last year. 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 Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KEMET.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

1 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for KEMET's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.75 to $24.75. On average, they expect KEMET's stock price to reach $24.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for KEMET.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for KEMET?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KEMET in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating 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. " (7/19/2018)
  • 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)

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)

Has KEMET been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KEM stock have been trending positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. KEMET earned a coverage optimism score of 0.34 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 48.56 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for KEMET.

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.68%), MARDA RAMA S (4.95%), Royce & Associates LP (2.70%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.47%) and Point72 Asset Management L.P. (2.11%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Navellier & Associates Inc, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Royce & Associates LP, Cadence Capital Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold KEMET company stock in the last year include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Frank G Brandenberg, 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 Point72 Asset Management L.P., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Nomura Holdings Inc., Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC and James Investment Research Inc.. 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 $23.03.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.37 billion 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.

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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  250 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  201 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  451
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 8/17/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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