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: $3.02 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 51,309,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $52.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $43.66
  • 52 Week Range: $35.30 - $59.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 59.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.36
  • P/E Growth: 4.35
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.15
  • Book Value: $39.64 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.48
  • Annual Dividend: $0.96
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBITDA: $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: 194,814 shs.
  • Beta: 1.11
  • 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 3rd. Investors 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 1.63%. 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $684.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $641.20 million. Kemper Corporation had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 1.26%. Kemper Corporation's revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.08 earnings per share. 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 Monday, October, 30th 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 12 month price objectives for Kemper Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate Kemper Corporation's stock price to reach $55.00 in the next year. 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

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 $58.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Kemper Corporation (NYSE KMPR)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  141 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  225
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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 (6.46% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
Price Target History for Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)
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 10/19/2015 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
10/30/2017$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: $1.33 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:1.63%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:97.96% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
72.18% (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 logoETFs with exposure to Kemper Corp. : October 17, 2017 - October 18 at 6:23 AM logoKemper Corporation Announces Schedule for Third Quarter Earnings Call; Estimates Third Quarter 2017 Catastrophe Losses - October 11 at 5:08 PM logoKemper Corporation Prevails in Arbitration - October 11 at 5:08 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" at BidaskClub - October 8 at 2:16 PM logo Brokerages Expect Kemper Corporation (KMPR) to Post $0.69 EPS - October 6 at 9:02 AM logoETFs with exposure to Kemper Corp. : October 5, 2017 - October 6 at 2:48 AM logoIs Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? - October 3 at 2:54 AM logoBrighthouse Financial (BHF) and Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Financial Analysis - October 1 at 8:30 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - October 1 at 4:38 PM logoA.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Kemper Corporation, Its Affiliates and Subsidiaries - September 29 at 7:07 PM logoAM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Kemper Corporation, Its Affiliates and Subsidiaries - Business Wire (press release) - September 28 at 6:27 PM logoETFs with exposure to Kemper Corp. : September 25, 2017 - September 25 at 5:00 PM logoKemper Corporation (KMPR) vs. Brighthouse Financial (BHF) Financial Contrast - September 22 at 8:20 PM logoKemper Corp. :KMPR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 22, 2017 - September 22 at 11:50 AM logoAlliance United Wins Fifth "BIGGIE" Award In A Row - September 20 at 12:01 AM logoAlliance United Wins Fifth “BIGGIE” Award in a Row - September 20 at 12:01 AM 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 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 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) 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 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 logoInsurance Accounting Changes May Not Be Needed - June 2 at 12:01 AM logo12.7% of VFH Holdings Seeing Recent Insider Buys - May 24 at 11:13 PM



Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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