Kemper Corp Company Profile (NYSE:KMPR)

About Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)

Kemper Corp logoKemper Corporation (Kemper) is a diversified insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides automobile, homeowners, life, health and other insurance products to individuals and businesses. The Company operates through two segments: Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life & Health Insurance. The Property & Casualty Insurance segment's products include personal automobile insurance, both preferred and nonstandard, homeowners insurance, other personal insurance and commercial automobile insurance. These products are distributed primarily through independent agents and brokers. The Life & Health Insurance segment's products are individual life, accident, health and property insurance. These products are distributed by career agents employed by the Company and independent agents and brokers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-line Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:KMPR
  • CUSIP: 48840110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.97 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,293,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.47
  • 52 Week Range: $29.62 - $45.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 106.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.22
  • P/E Growth: 2.63
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.77
  • Book Value: $38.67 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.00
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • EBIDTA: $129 million
  • Net Margins: 0.67%
  • Return on Equity: 0.64%
  • Return on Assets: 0.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.38%
  • Current Ratio: 0.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.19%
  • Average Volume: 167,370 shs.
  • Beta: 1.02
  • Short Ratio: 8.87

Frequently Asked Questions for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)

What is Kemper Corp's stock symbol?

Kemper Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KMPR."

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

Kemper Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, May 30th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 11th. View Kemper Corp's Dividend History.

How were Kemper Corp's earnings last quarter?

Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.19) by $0.11. The firm earned $651.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $652.25 million. Kemper Corp had a return on equity of 0.64% and a net margin of 0.67%. Kemper Corp's quarterly revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.01) earnings per share. View Kemper Corp's Earnings History.

Who are some of Kemper Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Kemper Corp stock?

Kemper Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.40%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.74%), Wellington Management Group LLP (4.86%), State Street Corp (2.73%) and Fayez Sarofim & Co (2.04%). Company insiders that own Kemper Corp stock include George N Cochran, John Michael Boschelli, Mark A Green and Robert Joseph Joyce. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kemper Corp.

Who sold Kemper Corp stock? Who is selling Kemper Corp stock?

Kemper Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Credit Agricole S A and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper Corp.

Who bought Kemper Corp stock? Who is buying Kemper Corp stock?

Kemper Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Trexquant Investment LP. Company insiders that have bought Kemper Corp stock in the last two years include George N Cochran, Mark A Green and Robert Joseph Joyce. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper Corp.

How do I buy Kemper Corp stock?

Shares of Kemper Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Kemper Corp stock cost?

One share of Kemper Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/15/2017Langen McalennReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/10/2016William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
8/10/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Earnings by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.19)($0.08)$652.25 million$651.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.43$0.56$631.21 million$642.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316($0.46)($0.40)$619.91 million$640.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216($0.15)$0.08$610.01 million$627.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.05($0.01)$589.76 million$611.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.59$0.09$577.12 million$617.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.58$0.70$559.87 million$615.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.50$0.53$546.00 million$609.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.53$0.42$522.62 million$499.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.74$1.02$532.10 million$559.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.60$0.04$541.70 million$539.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.41$0.18$552.30 million$542.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.65$0.56$567.21 million$554.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.59$0.83$581.33 million$586.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313$0.41$0.69$585.30 million$635.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q2 2013$0.38$0.55$588.39 million$588.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.52$1.00$589.94 million$615.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2013Q4 2012$0.06($0.03)$602.93 million$596.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.33$0.42$614.31 million$645.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2012$0.09$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.53$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.51$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.43 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.53 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Next Dividend:5/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:2.49%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:300.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.13% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.94% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 57.76%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/9/2017Mark A GreenInsiderBuy1,000$37.72$37,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017George N CochranDirectorBuy500$41.00$20,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2017John Michael BoschelliSVPSell5,750$43.37$249,377.50View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016George N CochranDirectorBuy500$27.10$13,550.00View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Robert Joseph JoyceDirectorBuy2,000$25.61$51,220.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2015John Michael BoschelliVPSell5,000$38.25$191,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2015Richard Carl VieDirectorSell6,176$39.45$243,643.20View SEC Filing  
6/23/2014Scott RenwickVPSell9,864$37.00$364,968.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Scott RenwickVPSell6,000$36.49$218,940.00View SEC Filing  
6/17/2014Scott RenwickVPSell6,000$36.34$218,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Scott RenwickVPSell6,000$36.23$217,380.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Scott RenwickVPSell6,000$36.01$216,060.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Scott RenwickVPSell6,000$36.08$216,480.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Scott RenwickVPSell2,000$35.08$70,160.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Scott RenwickVPSell1,000$35.07$35,070.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Scott RenwickVPSell3,000$35.27$105,810.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Singleton Group Llcmajor shareholderSell86,973$37.68$3,277,142.64View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Singleton Group Llcmajor shareholderSell463,027$38.04$17,613,547.08View SEC Filing  
1/10/2014Singleton Group Llcmajor shareholderSell225,000$38.61$8,687,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Singleton Group Llcmajor shareholderSell325,000$39.57$12,860,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell10,000$40.67$406,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2013Edward James KonarVPSell28,500$40.13$1,143,705.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell20,000$39.05$781,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell1,400$38.09$53,326.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell8,600$38.33$329,638.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell10,000$37.84$378,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell7,500$37.38$280,350.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell2,500$38.15$95,375.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Donald Gene SouthwellCEOSell15,000$38.36$575,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell176,318$33.86$5,970,127.48View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell69,345$34.28$2,377,146.60View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell5,800$34.94$202,652.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell15,700$35.45$556,565.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell3,500$35.07$122,745.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell10,000$35.15$351,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Donald Gene SouthwellCEOSell10,304$35.01$360,743.04View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell5,000$35.07$175,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell75,732$32.22$2,440,085.04View SEC Filing  
6/20/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell190,304$33.09$6,297,159.36View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell223,964$33.74$7,556,545.36View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Singleton Group LlcMajor ShareholderSell60,000$33.89$2,033,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell8,509$34.38$292,539.42View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Richard Carl VieDirectorSell1,491$34.48$51,409.68View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Donald Gene SouthwellCEOSell15,000$31.26$468,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
Latest Headlines for Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR)
DateHeadline logoKemper Announces New Leader for Kemper Home Service Companies - May 15 at 5:37 PM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 12 at 12:06 AM logoInsider Buying: Kemper Corp (KMPR) Insider Acquires 1,000 Shares of Stock - May 11 at 8:48 PM logoKemper Corp. : KMPR-US: Dividend Analysis : May 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:41 PM logoETFs with exposure to Kemper Corp. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 6:41 PM logoKemper Corp. :KMPR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 1:04 PM logo$638.7 Million in Sales Expected for Kemper Corp (KMPR) This Quarter - May 10 at 9:32 AM logoPennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Announces New Investment Venture with a Kemper Corporation Subsidiary - May 9 at 5:55 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Kemper Corp (KMPR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.33 Per Share - May 8 at 10:26 PM logoKemper Announces New Leader for Reserve National Business - May 8 at 5:47 PM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Downgraded to "C" at TheStreet - May 7 at 11:52 PM logoEdited Transcript of KMPR earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 3:00pm GMT - May 7 at 9:38 AM logoKemper (KMPR) Tops Q1 EPS by 10c - May 5 at 6:10 PM logoKemper's (KMPR) CEO Joe Lacher on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 5 at 6:10 PM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS - May 4 at 11:12 PM logoKemper reports 1Q loss - May 4 at 7:57 PM logoKemper Corporation Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 4 at 6:20 PM logoKemper Corp Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.24 (kmpr) - May 4 at 4:16 PM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Given News Impact Score of 0.31 - April 29 at 12:52 AM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 28 at 12:14 AM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 25 at 9:34 PM logoKemper Corporation Announces Schedule for First Quarter Earnings Call; Estimates First Quarter 2017 Catastrophe Losses - April 25 at 11:56 AM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - April 24 at 8:20 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Kemper Corp (KMPR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $641.17 Million - April 19 at 9:26 AM logo Brokerages Expect Kemper Corp (KMPR) to Post $0.47 Earnings Per Share - April 18 at 12:09 AM logoKemper Corp (KMPR) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - March 29 at 1:20 PM logoKemper (KMPR) Presents At New York Society of Security Analysts 21st Annual Insurance Industry Conference - March 21 at 6:08 PM logoKemper Executives to Speak at New York Society of Securities Analysts 21st Annual Insurance Conference - March 14 at 5:22 PM logo4 Ignored Insurance Stocks to Benefit from Rising Rates - March 7 at 5:56 PM logoKemper (KMPR) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates - February 13 at 7:14 PM logoEdited Transcript of KMPR earnings conference call or presentation 10-Feb-17 4:00pm GMT - February 11 at 12:02 AM logoQ4 2016 Kemper Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 10 at 5:12 AM logo4:24 pm Kemper beats by $0.14, beats on revs - February 10 at 5:12 AM logoKemper Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - February 9 at 7:10 PM logoShould Prudential Financial (PRU) Stock Be in Your Portfolio? - January 13 at 7:26 PM logoKemper (KMPR) Incurs Loss in Q3; Revenues Beat Estimates - November 8 at 8:48 AM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Capital One Financial, Charles Schwab and Kemper - November 7 at 6:17 PM logoKemper Announces New Kemper Preferred Leader - November 7 at 6:17 PM logoKemper's (KMPR) CEO Joe Lacher on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - November 5 at 5:50 PM logoEdited Transcript of KMPR earnings conference call or presentation 4-Nov-16 3:00pm GMT - November 5 at 8:01 AM logoQ3 2016 Kemper Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - November 3 at 9:34 AM logoEastside This Week: T-Mobile's $48M settlement; Kemper Freeman throws big bucks at Trump campaign - October 21 at 8:59 AM logoKemper Announces James J. McKinney to Join the Company as Chief Financial Officer - September 21 at 9:59 AM logoCFO Moves: Kemper, Banc of California, Tatts, AirAsia - September 21 at 9:59 AM logoKemper (KMPR) Sees Q3 Charge on Life & Health Division Enhancement Implementation - September 20 at 10:58 AM logoAlliance United Wins “BIGGIE” Award - September 14 at 10:03 AM logoQ2 2016 Kemper Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close - August 4 at 8:56 AM logoA.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Kemper Corporation, Its Affiliates and Subsidiaries - July 29 at 4:15 PM logoAspen (AHL) Likely to Incur $65 Million Q2 Catastrophe Loss - July 15 at 9:54 AM logoKemper (KMPR) Estimates Q2 Catastrophe Loss of $52 Million - July 14 at 10:22 AM


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