Knowles Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.07 (-0.33 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 05:12 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.20
50-Day Range
MA: $21.06
52-Week Range
Now: $21.20
Volume247,631 shs
Average Volume657,627 shs
Market Capitalization$1.97 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Knowles Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions for the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medtech, defense, electric vehicle, and industrial markets. It operates in two segments, Audio and Precision Devices (PD). The Audio segment designs and manufactures audio products, including microphones, balanced armature speakers, and audio processors used in applications that serve the mobile, ear, and Internet of Things markets. The PD segment designs and delivers capacitor products and mmWave radio frequency solutions that are used in applications, such as power supplies and medical implants, satellite communication, and radar systems, as well as for telecommunications infrastructure applications. The company also provides single layer electronic components to the telecommunication, fiber optics, and defense markets. It sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to their contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors. The company has operations in Asia, the United States, Europe, other Americas, and internationally. Knowles Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$854.80 million
Cash Flow$1.76 per share
Book Value$14.07 per share


Net Income$49.10 million


Market Cap$1.97 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

1.46 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

375th out of 1,549 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

4th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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(As of 04/12/2021 05:12 PM ET)
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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Knowles a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Knowles stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Knowles?

Wall Street analysts have given Knowles a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Knowles wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How can I listen to Knowles' earnings call?

Knowles will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 22nd at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Co. (NYSE:KN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 3rd. The communications equipment provider reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $243.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $243.01 million. Knowles had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.41% and a negative net margin of 0.33%.
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How has Knowles' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Knowles' stock was trading at $14.91 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KN stock has increased by 42.2% and is now trading at $21.20.
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What guidance has Knowles issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knowles updated its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.23 to $0.27 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $190 million to $210 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $192.73 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Knowles' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Knowles' share price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Knowles' key executives?

Knowles' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Niew, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54, Pay $1.21M)
  • Mr. John S. Anderson, Sr. VP, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer (Age 58, Pay $643.7k)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Giesecke, Sr. VP & COO (Age 53, Pay $594.86k)
  • Mr. Raymond D. Cabrera, Sr. VP of HR & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 54, Pay $429.27k)
  • Mr. Robert J. Perna, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $632.53k)
  • Mr. Christian U. Scherp, Sr. VP of Global Sales (Age 55, Pay $1.51M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Knapp, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Brian Crannell, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Mr. David W. Wightman, Pres of Specialty Components - Precision Devices (Age 66)
  • Mr. Chris Dugan, Pres of Precision Devices

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

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

Who are some of Knowles' key competitors?

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).

What is Knowles' stock symbol?

Knowles trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KN."

Who are Knowles' major shareholders?

Knowles' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) and Everence Capital Management Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Knowles stock include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Michael S Polacek, Raymond D Cabrera, Ronald Steven Jankov and Ye Jane Li.
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Which institutional investors are selling Knowles stock?

KN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Knowles company stock in the last year include Daniel J Giesecke, John S Anderson, and Raymond D Cabrera.
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Which institutional investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Jeffrey Niew, Michael S Polacek, and Ronald Steven Jankov.
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How do I buy shares of Knowles?

Shares of KN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Knowles' stock price today?

One share of KN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.20.

How much money does Knowles make?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.97 billion and generates $854.80 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $49.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.86 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Knowles have?

Knowles employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

What is Knowles' official website?

The official website for Knowles is www.knowles.com.

Where are Knowles' headquarters?

Knowles is headquartered at 1511 MAPLEWOOD DRIVE, ITASCA IL, 60143.

How can I contact Knowles?

Knowles' mailing address is 1511 MAPLEWOOD DRIVE, ITASCA IL, 60143. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 630-250-5100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/12/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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