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NYSE:KEMKEMET Stock Price, Forecast & News

$27.03
-0.02 (-0.07 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$27.03
Now: $27.03
$27.09
50-Day Range
$24.94
MA: $26.51
$27.11
52-Week Range
$15.87
Now: $27.03
$27.61
Volume1.02 million shs
Average Volume807,144 shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio39.17
Dividend Yield0.18%
Beta1.88
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.40 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Manufacturing Services
CUSIP48836020
Phone954-766-2800

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.26 billion
Cash Flow$3.27 per share
Book Value$11.11 per share

Profitability

Net Income$41.38 million

Miscellaneous

Employees14,350
Market Cap$1.58 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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KEMET (NYSE:KEM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has KEMET's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

KEMET's stock was trading at $23.67 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KEM stock has increased by 14.2% and is now trading at $27.03. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of KEMET?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KEMET in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for KEMET.

When is KEMET's next earnings date?

KEMET is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for KEMET.

How were KEMET's earnings last quarter?

KEMET Co. (NYSE:KEM) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 14th. The electronics maker reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.19. The electronics maker had revenue of $293.17 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $253.10 million. KEMET had a return on equity of 19.09% and a net margin of 3.28%. View KEMET's earnings history.

How often does KEMET pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KEMET?

KEMET declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share on Monday, August 26th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.74%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 14th. View KEMET's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KEM?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for KEMET's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $27.20. On average, they expect KEMET's stock price to reach $26.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%. View analysts' price targets for KEMET.

Has KEMET been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KEM stock have trended very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 closest to five being the most favorable. KEMET earned a news sentiment score of -3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the electronics maker a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutKEMET.

Are investors shorting KEMET?

KEMET saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,290,000 shares, a decline of 15.2% from the April 30th total of 3,880,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,220,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.7 days. Currently, 5.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View KEMET's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of KEMET's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of KEMET own?

Who are KEMET's key executives?

KEMET's management team includes the following 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)

What is KEMET's stock symbol?

KEMET trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KEM."

Who are KEMET's major shareholders?

KEMET's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.46%), ARP Americas LP (5.38%), Magnetar Financial LLC (4.50%), Water Island Capital LLC (4.20%), State Street Corp (2.95%) and CNH Partners LLC (2.75%). Company insiders that own KEMET stock include Charles C Meeks Jr, Claudio Lollini, Gregory C Thompson, Per Olof Loof, Robert G Paul, Ronald James Assaf, Shignori Oyama 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., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Alliancebernstein L.P., Federated Hermes Inc., BlackRock Inc., Magnetar Financial LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, and South Dakota Investment Council. Company insiders that have sold KEMET company stock in the last year include Robert G Paul, Ronald James Assaf, and Shignori Oyama. View insider buying and selling activity for KEMET.

Which major investors are buying KEMET stock?

KEM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Water Island Capital LLC, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Maso Capital Partners Ltd, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Deutsche Bank AG. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is KEMET's stock price today?

One share of KEM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.03.

How big of a company is KEMET?

KEMET has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $1.26 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $41.38 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.15 on an earnings per share basis. KEMET employs 14,350 workers across the globe.

What is KEMET's official website?

The official website for KEMET is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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