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

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$28.91 -0.48 (-1.63 %)
(As of 07/22/2018 04:38 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.91
Today's Range$28.27 - $29.3950
52-Week Range$13.73 - $29.85
Volume1.52 million shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.68 billion
P/E Ratio17.85
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 Ratio0.66
Current Ratio2.37
Quick Ratio1.66


Trailing P/E Ratio17.85
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Price / Sales1.38
Cash Flow$2.5161 per share
Price / Cash11.49
Book Value$8.18 per share
Price / Book3.53


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


Outstanding Shares57,250,000
Market Cap$1,682.66

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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 17th. The electronics maker reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. The electronics maker earned $318 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $306.72 million. KEMET had a return on equity of 22.42% and a net margin of 21.28%. KEMET's quarterly revenue was up 61.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $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, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for KEMET.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for KEMET's stock. Their predictions range from $24.75 to $24.75. On average, they anticipate KEMET's share price to reach $24.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.4%. View Analyst Ratings 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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

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 headlines about KEM stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. 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 impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.42 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include MARDA RAMA S (4.95%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.40%), James Investment Research Inc. (0.51%), SG Capital Management LLC (0.16%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.15%) and Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management (0.13%). 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 Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Capital One National Association. 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 institutional investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, James Investment Research Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, Columbia Partners L L C Investment Management, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC and Prospera Financial Services 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 $28.91.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.68 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 (NYSE KEM)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  238 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  193 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  431
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 7/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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