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

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$18.78 -0.12 (-0.63 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.90
Today's Range$18.46 - $19.58
52-Week Range$14.44 - $29.85
Volume993,428 shs
Average Volume1.37 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.08 billion
P/E Ratio11.59
Dividend Yield1.06%
Beta3.03
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
Current SymbolNYSE:KEM
Previous Symbol
CUSIP48836020
Phone954-766-2800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58
Current Ratio2.60
Quick Ratio1.77

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.59
Forward P/E Ratio5.94
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales0.90
Cash Flow$2.5516 per share
Price / Cash Flow7.36
Book Value$8.18 per share
Price / Book2.30

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62
Net Income$254.52 million
Net Margins7.18%
Return on Equity27.21%
Return on Assets10.72%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,150
Outstanding Shares57,440,000
Market Cap$1.08 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 Tuesday, October 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, November 26th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. View KEMET's Dividend History.

How were KEMET's earnings last quarter?

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The electronics maker reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.27. The electronics maker had revenue of $349.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $335.56 million. KEMET had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 27.21%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 15.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.45 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, February 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for KEMET.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for KEMET's shares. Their predictions range from $24.75 to $24.75. On average, they expect KEMET's share price to reach $24.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.8% 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.

Has KEMET been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KEM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. KEMET earned a coverage optimism score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.23%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.65%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.38%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.78%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.25%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.25%). 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 major investors are selling KEMET stock?

KEM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Vident Investment Advisory LLC and Bowling Portfolio 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 major investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Marshall Wace LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P. and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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 $18.78.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.08 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  269 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  489
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 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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