Kemper Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:KMPR)

About Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)

Kemper Corporation 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: Multiline Insurance & Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-line Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:KMPR
  • CUSIP: 48840110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.62 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,310,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $47.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $41.49
  • 52 Week Range: $35.30 - $51.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 51.11
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.43
  • P/E Growth: 2.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.00
  • Book Value: $39.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.29
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBIDTA: $169.9 million
  • Net Margins: 1.95%
  • Return on Equity: 1.26%
  • Return on Assets: 0.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 0.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.15%
  • Average Volume: 191,559 shs.
  • Beta: 1.09
  • Short Ratio: 7.7

Frequently Asked Questions for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)

What is Kemper Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Kemper Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, August 28th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. View Kemper Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Kemper Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.23. The firm earned $684.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $641.20 million. Kemper Corporation had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 1.26%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. View Kemper Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Kemper Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Kemper Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 2nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Kemper Corporation.

Where is Kemper Corporation's stock going? Where will Kemper Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Kemper Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Kemper Corporation's share price to reach $55.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Kemper Corporation.

Who are some of Kemper Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Kemper Corporation's key executives?

Kemper Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Joseph Joyce CPA, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph P. Lacher Jr., President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James J. McKinney, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Christine F. Mullins, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
  • John M. Boschelli, Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer
  • C. Thomas Evans Jr., Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Charles T. Brooks, Senior Vice President - Operations and Systems
  • George D. Dufala, Senior Vice President and President - Property and Casualty Division
  • Mark A. Green, Senior Vice President and President - Life & Health Division
  • Richard Roeske, Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President

Who owns Kemper Corporation stock?

Kemper Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.04%), State Street Corp (2.82%), Fayez Sarofim & Co. (2.03%) and Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.62%). Company insiders that own Kemper Corporation stock include George N Cochran, James J Mckinney, John Michael Boschelli, Mark A Green, Robert Joseph Joyce and Susan D Whiting. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kemper Corporation.

Who sold Kemper Corporation stock? Who is selling Kemper Corporation stock?

Kemper Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, BlackRock Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and California State Teachers Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper Corporation.

Who bought Kemper Corporation stock? Who is buying Kemper Corporation stock?

Kemper Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Rafferty Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, Macquarie Group Ltd., Russell Investments Group Ltd. and GSA Capital Partners LLP. Company insiders that have bought Kemper Corporation stock in the last two years include George N Cochran, James J Mckinney, Mark A Green, Robert Joseph Joyce and Susan D Whiting. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper Corporation.

How do I buy Kemper Corporation stock?

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

What is Kemper Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Kemper Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.10.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kemper Corporation (NYSE KMPR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  68 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  132 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  200
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $55.00 (7.63% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/3/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeMarket Perform -> Strong-Buy$55.00HighView Rating Details
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 9/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Earnings by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE KMPR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017$0.60N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.18$0.41$641.20 million$684.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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 Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.66 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.63 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Most Recent Dividend:8/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.96
Dividend Yield:1.88%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:97.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.83% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
36.50% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.92%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 56.06%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/22/2017Susan D WhitingDirectorBuy1,000$49.06$49,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017James J MckinneyInsiderBuy275$37.68$10,362.00View SEC Filing  
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 Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Latest Headlines for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
DateHeadline logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $669.60 Million - September 19 at 7:12 AM logoKemper Corp. : KMPR-US: Dividend Analysis : August 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 13, 2017 - September 14 at 6:57 AM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 6 at 6:46 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Downgraded to "Hold" at BidaskClub - September 6 at 5:52 PM logoHead to Head Survey: Kemper Corporation (KMPR) and American National Insurance (ANAT) - September 2 at 4:22 AM logoCan Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Run Higher on Strong Earnings Estimate Revisions? - August 28 at 7:57 PM logoInsider Buying: Kemper Corp (KMPR) Director Purchases 1,000 Shares of Stock - August 24 at 7:56 PM logoLooking for a Top Momentum Stock? 3 Reasons Why Kemper (KMPR) is a Great Choice - August 17 at 1:16 AM logoKemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - August 12 at 6:56 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 10,... - August 10 at 1:04 AM logoPennantPark Floating Rate Capital Ltd. Announces Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2017 - August 8 at 7:59 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Rating Increased to Buy at BidaskClub - August 5 at 7:26 PM logoInvestor Network: Kemper Corporation to Host Earnings Call - August 3 at 11:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of KMPR earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 8:00pm GMT - August 3 at 11:33 PM logoKemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Declares $0.24 Quarterly Dividend - August 3 at 6:20 PM logoSusan D. Whiting Joins Kemper Corporation Board of Directors - August 3 at 2:02 AM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Issues Earnings Results - August 2 at 7:48 PM logoKemper Corporation Reports Solid Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 2 at 2:46 AM logoKemper beats 2Q profit forecasts - August 2 at 2:46 AM logoKemper Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KMPR-US : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 7:41 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Downgraded to Sell at BidaskClub - July 30 at 11:09 AM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) and D/B/A Chubb Limited New (CB) Financial Survey - July 29 at 12:34 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - July 27 at 12:38 PM logoFinancial Contrast: Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) vs. Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) (HIG) - July 26 at 4:13 PM logo$641.20 Million in Sales Expected for Kemper Corporation (KMPR) This Quarter - July 26 at 1:01 PM logoComparing National General Holdings Corp (NGHC) & Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) - July 25 at 4:24 PM logoKemper Announces Kan Yuk “Andy” Lau to Join the Company as Chief Data & Analytics Officer - July 25 at 2:16 AM logo[$$] NewSpring Invests in Fox Rent A Car - July 22 at 5:31 AM logoKemper Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KMPR-US : July 20, 2017 - July 21 at 12:52 AM logoKemper (KMPR) Estimates $32M to $38M in Q2 Catastrophe Loss - July 19 at 11:45 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 18 at 6:56 PM logoKemper Corporation Announces Estimate for Second Quarter 2017 Catastrophe Losses - July 17 at 12:48 PM logoKemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - July 16 at 11:40 AM logoCritical Analysis: Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) & Patriot National (PN) - July 12 at 7:46 AM logoKemper Corporation Announces Schedule for Second Quarter Earnings Call - July 7 at 6:48 AM logoKemper Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:KMPR) : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 5:52 PM logoKemper Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KMPR-US : July 3, 2017 - July 3 at 7:47 PM logoKemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Upgraded to "Hold" by BidaskClub - July 1 at 5:04 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $641.35 Million - June 30 at 2:48 PM logo$0.29 EPS Expected for Kemper Corporation (KMPR) This Quarter - June 28 at 8:32 AM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub - June 23 at 8:20 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 23 at 5:08 PM logoKemper Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KMPR-US : June 21, 2017 - June 21 at 3:58 PM logoA.M. Best Affirms Issue Credit Rating of Kemper Corporation’s Reopened Senior Unsecured Notes - June 14 at 8:16 PM logoKemper Corporation Prices $200 Million Senior Notes Offering - June 12 at 8:23 PM logoKemper Corporation -- Moody's rates Kemper's senior notes Baa3, outlook stable - June 12 at 8:23 PM logoKemper Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KMPR-US : June 5, 2017 - June 5 at 9:58 AM logo$641.35 Million in Sales Expected for Kemper Corp (KMPR) This Quarter - June 4 at 9:54 AM logo$0.29 EPS Expected for Kemper Corp (KMPR) This Quarter - June 2 at 7:50 AM logoInsurance Accounting Changes May Not Be Needed - June 2 at 12:01 AM



Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017

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