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NYSE:KN

Knowles (KN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$16.61
+0.27 (+1.65%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$16.23
$16.75
50-Day Range
$15.38
$18.33
52-Week Range
$12.78
$18.48
Volume
420,204 shs
Average Volume
609,331 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio
21.03
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$15.00

Knowles MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.7% Downside
$15.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.78% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.01mentions of Knowles in the last 14 days
Based on 35 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$174,070 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.55 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

561st out of 598 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

7th out of 7 stocks


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About Knowles Stock (NYSE:KN)

Knowles Corporation offers micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio solutions, high performance capacitors, and radio frequency products for the consumer electronics, medtech, defense, electric vehicle, industrial, and communications markets. It operates through three segments: Precision Devices (PD); Medtech & Specialty Audio (MSA); and Consumer MEMS Microphones (CMM). The PD segment is involved in the design and delivery of high-performance capacitor products, electromagnetic interference filters, and RF filtering solutions that are used in applications, such as defense, medtech, and electric vehicle, as well as for communications applications. The MSA segment designs and manufactures microphones and balanced armature speakers used in applications that serve the audio, hearing health, and True Wireless Stereo markets. The CMM segment designs and manufactures micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) microphones and audio solutions used in applications that serves the ear, Internet of Things, computing, and smartphones markets. The company sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to their contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through sales representatives and distributors. It has operations in Asia, the United States, Europe, other Americas, and internationally. Knowles Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

KN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/07/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Household audio & video equipment
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
7,100
Year Founded
1946

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$15.00
High Stock Price Target
$15.00
Low Stock Price Target
$15.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-9.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$72.40 million
Pretax Margin
6.36%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$707.60 million
Cash Flow
$1.21 per share
Book Value
$11.54 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
87,255,000
Market Cap
$1.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.50

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KN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Knowles stock right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" KN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Knowles' stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Knowles' shares. Their KN share price targets range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $15.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.7%.
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How have KN shares performed in 2024?

Knowles' stock was trading at $17.91 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, KN stock has decreased by 7.3% and is now trading at $16.61.
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Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a decrease in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,550,000 shares, a decrease of 14.8% from the January 15th total of 1,820,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 519,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Knowles' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Co. (NYSE:KN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.03. The communications equipment provider earned $215.20 million during the quarter. Knowles had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.28% and a net margin of 10.23%.

What guidance has Knowles issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knowles updated its first quarter 2024 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 7th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 0.160-0.200 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of 0.200. The company issued revenue guidance of $190.0 million-$200.0 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $194.2 million.

What is Jeff Niew's approval rating as Knowles' CEO?

68 employees have rated Knowles Chief Executive Officer Jeff Niew on Glassdoor.com. Jeff Niew has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Jeff Niew in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Knowles own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Knowles investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Netflix (NFLX) and Baidu (BIDU).

Who are Knowles' major shareholders?

Knowles' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.16%), Franklin Resources Inc. (10.17%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.12%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.69%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.70%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.31%). Insiders that own company stock include Air A Jr Bastarrica, Cheryl L Shavers, Daniel J Crowley, Daniel J Giesecke, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Keith Barnes, Raymond D Cabrera and Ye Jane Li.
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How do I buy shares of Knowles?

Shares of KN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Knowles have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Knowles: Audience, Audience Communications Systems India Private Limited, Audience International Inc., Audience Singapore Pte. Ltd., Integrated Microwave Corporation, Integrated Microwave Corporation, Johanson Dominicana S.A.S., KEP (Philippines) Reality Corporation ("LandCo"), Knowles (UK) Limited, Knowles Capital Holdings Inc., Knowles Cazenovia Inc., Knowles Electronics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Knowles Electronics (Philippines) Corporation, Knowles Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Knowles Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Beijing Branch, Knowles Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. Shenzhen Branch, Knowles Electronics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Knowles Electronics Denmark ApS, Knowles Electronics GmbH, Knowles Electronics Holdings Inc., Knowles Electronics Japan K.K., Knowles Electronics LLC, Knowles Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd, Knowles Electronics Taiwan Ltd., Knowles Europe, Knowles GmbH, Knowles IPC (M) Sdn. Bhd., Knowles Intermediate Holding Inc., Knowles Korea Yuhan Hoesa, Knowles Luxembourg International Sarl, Knowles Luxembourg S.a.r.l., Novacap LLC, Revod (Philippines) Holdings Corporation, and Sensor Platforms Inc..
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This page (NYSE:KN) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff