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NYSE:KMPRKemper Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.36 (-0.56 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.40
50-Day Range
MA: $65.30
52-Week Range
Now: $63.40
Volume262,090 shs
Average Volume251,744 shs
Market Capitalization$4.14 billion
P/E Ratio9.68
Dividend Yield1.89%
Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides property and casualty, and life and health insurance to individuals and businesses in the United States. It operates through three segments: Preferred Property & Casualty Insurance, Specialty Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life and Health Insurance. The company provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other types of property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses. The company distributes its products through independent agents and brokers. The company also offers 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.04 billion
Cash Flow$6.22 per share
Book Value$57.64 per share


Net Income$531.10 million


Market Cap$4.14 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2020 (Estimated)

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Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Kemper's stock was trading at $68.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KMPR shares have decreased by 7.8% and is now trading at $63.40. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Kemper?

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

When is Kemper's next earnings date?

Kemper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August 3rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Kemper.

How were Kemper's earnings last quarter?

Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 7th. The insurance provider reported $2.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.08 by $0.35. The insurance provider earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. Kemper had a return on equity of 12.74% and a net margin of 8.74%. The company's quarterly revenue was down .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.50 EPS. View Kemper's earnings history.

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

Kemper announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Investors of record on Monday, May 18th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Tuesday, June 2nd. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.89%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 15th. View Kemper's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for KMPR?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Kemper's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Kemper's stock price to reach $82.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Kemper.

Has Kemper been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about KMPR stock have been trending somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kemper earned a daily sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutKemper.

Are investors shorting Kemper?

Kemper saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 610,500 shares, a decrease of 13.4% from the April 30th total of 704,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 355,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's shares are short sold. View Kemper's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Kemper's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Kemper own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kemper investors own include Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX), IBM (IBM), AbbVie (ABBV), Adobe (ADBE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lowe's Companies (LOW), Pfizer (PFE) and Air Products & Chemicals (APD).

Who are Kemper's key executives?

Kemper's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Joseph Patrick Lacher Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. James J. McKinney, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 39)
  • Mr. John Michael Boschelli, Sr. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Duane A. Sanders, Sr. VP and Pres of Property & Casualty Division (Age 62)
  • Mr. Mark Atchley Green, Sr. VP and Pres of Life & Health Division (Age 51)

What is Kemper's stock symbol?

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

Who are Kemper's major shareholders?

Kemper's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.03%), Wellington Management Group LLP (5.26%), Natural Investments LLC (3.29%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.91%), State Street Corp (2.60%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.50%). Company insiders that own Kemper stock include Carl Thomas Jr Evans, David P Storch, George N Cochran, John Michael Boschelli, Kimberly A Holmes, Mark A Green and Robert Joseph Joyce. 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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Channing Capital Management LLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Invesco Ltd.. Company insiders that have sold Kemper company stock in the last year include David P Storch, and Mark A Green. View insider buying and selling activity for Kemper.

Which major investors are buying Kemper stock?

KMPR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Natural Investments LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Schroder Investment Management Group, Victory Capital Management Inc., GW&K Investment Management LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Retirement Systems of Alabama, and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Kemper stock in the last two years include George N Cochran, Kimberly A Holmes, and Robert Joseph Joyce. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Kemper's stock price today?

One share of KMPR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.40.

How big of a company is Kemper?

Kemper has a market capitalization of $4.14 billion and generates $5.04 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $531.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.27 on an earnings per share basis. Kemper employs 8,900 workers across the globe.

What is Kemper's official website?

The official website for Kemper is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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