NYSE:KMPR - Kemper Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$64.44 -0.28 (-0.43 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 09:29 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.72
Today's Range$64.37 - $66.11
52-Week Range$50.85 - $87.00
Volume319,416 shs
Average Volume229,042 shs
Market Capitalization$4.19 billion
P/E Ratio39.29
Dividend Yield1.48%
Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides property and casualty, and life and health insurance to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company's Property & Casualty Insurance segment provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other types of property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses. This segment distributes its products through independent agents and brokers. The Life & Health Insurance segment provides life insurance, including permanent and term insurance, as well as supplemental accident and health insurance products; Medicare supplement insurance; and limited health insurance coverages, such as fixed indemnity, specified disease, and accident-only plans to individuals in rural areas. The company was formerly known as Unitrin, Inc. and changed its name to Kemper Corporation in August 2011. Kemper Corporation was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
Current SymbolNYSE:KMPR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37
Current Ratio0.27
Quick Ratio0.27


Trailing P/E Ratio39.29
Forward P/E Ratio14.88
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.72 billion
Price / Sales1.53
Cash Flow$1.6777 per share
Price / Cash Flow38.41
Book Value$41.12 per share
Price / Book1.57


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.64
Net Income$120.90 million
Net Margins6.63%
Return on Equity9.56%
Return on Assets2.38%


Outstanding Shares64,750,000
Market Cap$4.19 billion

Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kemper's stock symbol?

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

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

Kemper announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 16th. View Kemper's Dividend History.

How were Kemper's earnings last quarter?

Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November, 5th. The insurance provider reported $1.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.20 by $0.39. The insurance provider earned $1.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.07 billion. Kemper had a net margin of 6.63% and a return on equity of 9.56%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 73.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.85 earnings per share. View Kemper's Earnings History.

When is Kemper's next earnings date?

Kemper is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 12th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Kemper.

What price target have analysts set for KMPR?

3 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Kemper's shares. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate Kemper's stock price to reach $80.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Kemper.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Kemper?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kemper in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Kemper.

Has Kemper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KMPR stock has trended negative on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Kemper earned a media sentiment score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Kemper's key competitors?

Who are Kemper's key executives?

Kemper's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph Patrick Lacher Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. James J. McKinney, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 38)
  • Mr. Charles Tipton Brooks, Sr. VP of Operations & Systems (Age 51)
  • Mr. John Michael Boschelli, Sr. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Richard Roeske, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 57)

Who are Kemper's major shareholders?

Kemper's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.77%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.01%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.40%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.63%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.13%). Company insiders that own Kemper stock include Carl Thomas Jr Evans, George N Cochran, James J Mckinney, John Michael Boschelli, Mark A Green and Susan D Whiting. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Kemper.

Which major investors are selling Kemper stock?

KMPR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, United Services Automobile Association, Prudential Financial Inc., Man Group plc, Vident Investment Advisory LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Strs Ohio. Company insiders that have sold Kemper company stock in the last year include Carl Thomas Jr Evans and John Michael Boschelli. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper.

Which major investors are buying Kemper stock?

KMPR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, New South Capital Management Inc. and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Company insiders that have bought Kemper stock in the last two years include George N Cochran, James J Mckinney, Mark A Green and Susan D Whiting. View Insider Buying and Selling for Kemper.

How do I buy shares of Kemper?

Shares of KMPR 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 Kemper's stock price today?

One share of KMPR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.44.

How big of a company is Kemper?

Kemper has a market capitalization of $4.19 billion and generates $2.72 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $120.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.64 on an earnings per share basis. Kemper employs 5,550 workers across the globe.

What is Kemper's official website?

The official website for Kemper is http://www.kemper.com.

How can I contact Kemper?

Kemper's mailing address is 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago IL, 60601. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 312-661-4600 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kemper (NYSE KMPR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  161 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  214 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  375
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Kemper and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KMPR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KMPR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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