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

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$19.44 +0.90 (+4.85 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.54
Today's Range$18.54 - $19.45
52-Week Range$15.55 - $29.85
Volume1.03 million shs
Average Volume1.40 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.12 billion
P/E Ratio12.00
Dividend Yield1.08%
Beta2.64
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$2.6094 per share
Book Value$9.32 per share

Profitability

Net Income$254.52 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,150
Market Cap$1.12 billion
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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, February 25th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 13th. View KEMET's Dividend History.

How were KEMET's earnings last quarter?

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The electronics maker reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.88 by $0.19. The electronics maker earned $350.18 million during 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?

News headlines about KEM stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KEMET earned a news impact score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of KEMET's key competitors?

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 number of of institutional and retail 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, 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 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, Gurminder S Bedi, Per Olof Loof, Robert G Paul, 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 acquired 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 $19.44.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.12 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.

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:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  517
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 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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