Knowles Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:KN)

About Knowles Corp.

Knowles Corp. logoKnowles Corporation is a supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing and specialty component solutions, serving the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, military, aerospace and industrial markets. It uses micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) microphones and audio processing technologies to optimize audio systems and develop the user experience in smartphones, tablets and wearables. Its segments include Mobile Consumer Electronics (MCE) and Specialty Components (SC). The MCE segment includes analog and digital microphones, MEMS microphones, surface mounted device microphones, receivers, speakers, integrated modules, multi-functional devices, ultrasonic sensors, voice processors and integrated audio sub-systems. The SC segment includes transducers, oscillators, capacitors and filters. The Company manufactures acoustics components, which are used in hearing aids. Its subsidiary, Audience, Inc., offers intelligent audio and signal processing solutions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: KN
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.36
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $14.24
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.08
  • 52-Week Range: $9.68 - $18.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.33
  • P/E Growth: 1.15
  • Market Cap: $1.36B
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,692,000
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Net Margins: -26.75%
  • Return on Equity: 6.15%
  • Return on Assets: 3.73%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 2.32%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.32%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: $16.30 (6.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/29/2016Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00View Rating Details
9/20/2016SusquehannaInitiated CoverageNegative$12.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageNeutral$15.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Benchmark Co.Initiated CoverageHold$15.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$11.00 -> $15.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Lake Street CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$14.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetBuy$15.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
2/14/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
1/13/2016StephensReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/4/2016Craig HallumUpgradeHold -> Buy$16.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
12/16/2015JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetMarket Outperform$27.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
10/28/2014R. F. LaffertyLower Price TargetBuy$29.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2016Q316$0.30$0.37$233.11 million$243.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q216$0.11$0.13$189.88 million$190.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2016Q116$0.03$0.08$180.32 million$185.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.21$0.34$299.41 million$310.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.11$0.16$297.89 million$294.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q215$0.07$0.08$250.63 million$240.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.03$0.06$234.10 million$238.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.34$0.14$290.71 million$286.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2014Q314$0.41$0.38$307.20 million$300.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.18$0.26$274.70 million$281.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q1$0.30$0.32$263.00 million$273.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.72 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164($0.01)$0.08$0.03
Q2 20163$0.04$0.10$0.06
Q3 20163$0.25$0.30$0.27
Q4 20163$0.28$0.34$0.31
Q1 20173$0.13$0.20$0.17
Q2 20173$0.15$0.24$0.20
Q3 20173$0.21$0.35$0.30
Q4 20173$0.22$0.42$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.49%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016Keith BarnesDirectorSell1,693$13.73$23,244.89View SEC Filing  
7/29/2016Thomas G JacksonVPSell3,764$13.42$50,512.88View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Didier HirschDirectorBuy2,000$11.10$22,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Gordon A. WalkerinsiderBuy9,000$10.87$97,830.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Jeffrey NiewCEOSell4,467$11.15$49,807.05View SEC Filing  
2/17/2016Jeffrey NiewCEOBuy2,500$10.95$27,375.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Jeffrey NiewCEOSell941$9.68$9,108.88View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016John S. AndersonCFOSell377$9.68$3,649.36View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Ronald Steven JankovDirectorBuy10,000$10.80$108,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2015Hermann EulDirectorBuy1,250$15.39$19,237.50View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015Donald MacleodDirectorBuy15,000$15.92$238,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Richard K LochridgeDirectorBuy5,800$17.09$99,122.00View SEC Filing  
8/24/2015Didier HirschDirectorBuy1,200$14.00$16,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015Didier HirschDirectorBuy1,000$15.00$15,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015Daniel J GieseckeCOOBuy5,000$18.50$92,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2015John S AndersonCFOBuy1,000$18.60$18,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Paul M DickinsonSVPBuy6,000$18.49$110,940.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Jeffrey NiewCEOBuy1,000$29.91$29,910.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Jean Pierre ErgasDirectorBuy15,000$29.99$449,850.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)
DateHeadline logoKnowles : reports 3Q loss (NYSE:KN) - October 26 at 9:08 AM logoKnowles Corporation 2016 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:KN) - October 26 at 9:08 AM logoOppenheimer Not Jumping On The Apple Bandwagon Ahead Of Q4 Earnings - Benzinga (NYSE:KN) - October 25 at 5:51 PM
News IconInternational honours for Knowles, AEDC (NYSE:KN) - October 25 at 10:51 AM logoKnowles (KN) Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:KN) - October 25 at 10:51 AM logoEdited Transcript of KN earnings conference call or presentation 24-Oct-16 8:30pm GMT (NYSE:KN) - October 25 at 10:51 AM logoHere's What Will Decide How Apple Shares React to Its Earnings Report Today (NYSE:KN) - October 25 at 10:51 AM logoBRIEF-Knowles qtrly earnings per share $0.24 (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 5:37 PM logoKnowles Corp Earnings Call (Q3 2016) (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 5:37 PM logoKnowles Reports Q3 2016 Financial Results and Provides Outlook for Q4 2016 (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 5:37 PM logoKnowles reports 3Q loss (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 5:37 PM logoQ3 2016 Knowles Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 11:09 AM logoKnowles Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 pm ET today (NYSE:KN) - October 24 at 11:09 AM
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News IconKnowles Capacitors to Showcase High Tech Products at Electronica 2016 (NYSE:KN) - October 18 at 5:46 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) - The De Soto Edge - The De Soto Edge (NYSE:KN) - October 17 at 5:47 PM logoKnowles Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KN-US : October 17, 2016 (NYSE:KN) - October 17 at 10:50 AM
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News IconBroker Changes For Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) - NewsDen (NYSE:KN) - October 13 at 9:20 AM
News IconTina Knowles Opens Up On Life After Divorce On Tonight’s Episode of ‘The T.D. Jakes Show’, Says She Began By ‘Falling In Love’ With Herself (NYSE:KN) - October 12 at 5:49 PM
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News IconBeyoncé's Mom Tina Knowles Opens Up On Life After Divorce On ‘T.D. Jakes’ Show, Says She Began By ‘Falling In Love’ With Herself (NYSE:KN) - October 12 at 11:01 AM
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News IconJay Z and the Weinstein Company Teaming Up for TV Docu-Series (NYSE:KN) - October 9 at 10:11 AM logoSolange Knowles’s Stylist Will Do Anything to Hunt Down a Look (NYSE:KN) - October 9 at 10:11 AM
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News IconMathew Knowles: 5 Facts to Know about Solange Knowles’ Father (NYSE:KN) - October 3 at 10:25 AM logoKnowles Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : KN-US : October 3, 2016 (NYSE:KN) - October 3 at 10:25 AM
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Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN) Chart for Wednesday, October, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 10/26/2016 by Staff