NYSE:KEM - KEMET Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$25.26 +0.07 (+0.28 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.19
Today's Range$25.00 - $25.55
52-Week Range$11.73 - $27.35
Volume2.31 million shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.45 billion
P/E Ratio15.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta3.75
KEMET logoKEMET Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells passive electronic components under the KEMET brand worldwide and the TOKIN brand in Japan and Korea. The company operates through three segments: Solid Capacitors; Film and Electrolytics; and Electro-magnetic, Sensors & Actuators. It offers tantalum, aluminum polymer, and ceramic capacitors; film, paper, and electrolytic capacitors; and electro magnetically compatible materials and components, piezo materials and actuators, and various types of sensors. The company offers its products to various industries, including automotive, communications, computer-related, industrial, consumer, military/aerospace/marine, medical, and alternative energy industries. KEMET Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and electronics distributors. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNYSE:KEM
CUSIP48836020
Phone864-963-6300

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.66
Current Ratio2.37
Quick Ratio1.66

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.59
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales1.21
Cash Flow$2.5541 per share
Price / Cash9.89
Book Value$8.18 per share
Price / Book3.09

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.62
Net Income$254.52 million
Net Margins21.28%
Return on Equity22.42%
Return on Assets8.21%

Miscellaneous

Employees8,150
Outstanding Shares57,250,000

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 17th. The electronics maker reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. The electronics maker earned $318 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $306.72 million. KEMET had a return on equity of 22.42% and a net margin of 21.28%. KEMET's revenue for the quarter was up 61.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.14 EPS. View KEMET's Earnings History.

When is KEMET's next earnings date?

KEMET is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KEMET.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for KEMET's stock. Their predictions range from $12.00 to $24.75. On average, they expect KEMET's stock price to reach $18.3750 in the next twelve months. 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. " (5/24/2018)
  • 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. Claudio Lollini, Sr. VP of Global Sales & Marketing (Age 38)
  • Mr. Charles C. Meeks Jr., Exec. VP of Solid Capacitor Bus. Group (Age 57)

Has KEMET been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about KEM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. KEMET earned a news sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the electronics maker an impact score of 45.93 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.70%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.66%), MARDA RAMA S (4.95%), Nokomis Capital L.L.C. (3.43%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.10%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.09%). 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., Millennium Management LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, Employees Retirement System of Texas, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System and Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC. 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, Stefano Vetralla, Wilfried Backes and William M Lowe Jr. View Insider Buying and Selling for KEMET.

Which major investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nokomis Capital L.L.C., Point72 Asset Management L.P., Federated Investors Inc. PA, LSV Asset Management, Mackay Shields LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and GSA Capital Partners LLP. 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 $25.26.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.45 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 2835 KEMET WAY, SIMPSONVILLE SC, 29606. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 864-963-6300 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for KEMET (KEM)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
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This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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