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: $19.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $17.51
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $15.43
  • 52-Week Range: $9.68 - $19.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.18
  • P/E Growth: 1.24
  • Market Cap: $1.72B
  • Outstanding Shares: 88,737,000
  • Beta: 0.75
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -4.92%
  • Return on Equity: 6.44%
  • Return on Assets: 4.08%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.29%
  • Current Ratio: 2.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.49%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $16.86 (13.20% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/12/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNegative -> Neutral$14.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
11/14/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$17.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
9/29/2016Roth CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$16.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageNeutral$15.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Benchmark Co.Initiated CoverageHold$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
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/24/2017        
2/6/2017Q416$0.32$0.35$235.14 million$240.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.20 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 20164$0.26$0.34$0.29
Q1 20173$0.13$0.20$0.17
Q2 20173$0.17$0.24$0.21
Q3 20173$0.26$0.35$0.32
Q4 20173$0.22$0.42$0.35
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN)
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reuters.com logoBRIEF-Knowles reports Q4 & full year 2016 financial results and provides outlook for Q1 2017 (NYSE:KN)
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What is Knowles Corp's stock symbol?

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

Where is Knowles Corp's stock going? Where will Knowles Corp's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Knowles Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $15.00 to $20.00. On average, they anticipate Knowles Corp's share price to reach $16.86 in the next year.

When will Knowles Corp announce their earnings?

Knowles Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

Who owns Knowles Corp stock?

Knowles Corp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (15.86%), Janus Capital Management LLC (12.30%), State Street Corp (3.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.41%), Skyline Asset Management LP (1.24%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.69%). Company insiders that own Knowles Corp stock include Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Gordon A Walker, Hermann Eul, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Keith Barnes, Paul M Dickinson, Richard K Lochridge, Ronald Steven Jankov and Thomas G Jackson.

Who sold Knowles Corp stock? Who is selling Knowles Corp stock?

Knowles Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Mcclain Value Management LLC, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Marshall Wace LLP, Janus Capital Management LLC, Hilltop Holdings Inc. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Knowles Corp stock in the last year include Keith Barnes and Thomas G Jackson.

Who bought Knowles Corp stock? Who is buying Knowles Corp stock?

Knowles Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Royce & Associates LP, A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP, State Street Corp, Diligent Investors LLC and Blenheim Capital Management BV. Company insiders that have bought Knowles Corp stock in the last two years include Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Gordon A Walker, Hermann Eul, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Paul M Dickinson, Richard K Lochridge and Ronald Steven Jankov.

How do I buy Knowles Corp stock?

Shares of Knowles Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Knowles Corp stock cost?

One share of Knowles Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.42.

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Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff