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NYSE:KMPRKemper Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.59 (+1.91 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $84.85
50-Day Range
MA: $75.17
52-Week Range
Now: $84.85
Volume155,466 shs
Average Volume239,953 shs
Market Capitalization$5.54 billion
P/E Ratio12.82
Dividend Yield1.41%
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: 1.5Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.52 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$64.10 per share


Net Income$531.10 million


Market Cap$5.54 billion
Next Earnings Date11/2/2020 (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 Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KMPR stock has increased by 23.4% and is now trading at $84.85.
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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."
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When is Kemper's next earnings date?

Kemper is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 2nd 2020.
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How were Kemper's earnings last quarter?

Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) issued its earnings results on Monday, August, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.17. The insurance provider earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.17 billion. Kemper had a net margin of 8.90% and a return on equity of 12.03%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.38 EPS.
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How often does Kemper pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kemper?

Kemper announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, August 31st. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 14th.
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What price target have analysts set for KMPR?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Kemper's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Kemper's share price to reach $85.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has Kemper been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KMPR stock has been trending extremely negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Kemper earned a news impact score of -4.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
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Are investors shorting Kemper?

Kemper saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 870,700 shares, an increase of 17.1% from the July 15th total of 743,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 308,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.4% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.47%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.74%), GW&K Investment Management LLC (0.60%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.31%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.27%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.22%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Kemper stock?

KMPR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, Hancock Whitney Corp, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Texas Permanent School Fund, Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc., and Resonant Capital Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Kemper company stock in the last year include David P Storch, John Michael Boschelli, and Mark A Green.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kemper stock?

KMPR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Swiss National Bank, Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, LSV Asset Management, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and Rafferty Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Kemper stock in the last two years include George N Cochran, Kimberly A Holmes, and Robert Joseph Joyce.
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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 $84.85.

How big of a company is Kemper?

Kemper has a market capitalization of $5.54 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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