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Knowles Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:KN)

+0.15 (+0.69 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 10:06 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $21.88
50-Day Range
MA: $20.51
52-Week Range
Now: $21.88
Volume578 shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.99 billion
P/E Ratio27.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Knowles Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions for the mobile consumer electronics, communications, medical, defense, aerospace, and industrial markets worldwide. It operates in two segments, Audio and Precision Devices (PD). The Audio segment designs and manufactures audio products, including microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio processors, and software and algorithms used in applications that serve the mobile, ear, and Internet of Things markets. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
SectorComputer and Technology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$826.90 million
Cash Flow$1.56 per share
Book Value$13.43 per share


Net Income$67.70 million


Market Cap$1.99 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)

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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Knowles' stock symbol?

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

How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 24th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.02. The communications equipment provider earned $205.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195.06 million. Knowles had a net margin of 7.88% and a return on equity of 6.27%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.18 earnings per share. View Knowles' Earnings History.

When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Knowles.

How can I listen to Knowles' earnings call?

Knowles will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Knowles updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 17th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.09-1.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $845-870 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $858.81 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Knowles' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Knowles' stock price to reach $20.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Knowles.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Knowles?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Knowles.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Knowles stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Knowles stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Knowles Corporation operates as a supplier of advanced micro-acoustic, specialty components, and human interface solutions. The Company designs and manufactures acoustic products, including microphones, speakers, and receivers for the handset, tablet, and other consumer electronic markets. It also designs and manufactures electronic components used in medical and life science applications and solutions and components used in communications infrastructure and various other markets. Knowles Corporation is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. " (7/30/2019)
  • 2. Robert W. Baird analysts commented, "We recently traveled with Knowles’ management, who appeared incrementally bullish on Knowles’ growth opportunities, following 9% organic growth in 2018. Knowles has begun shipments of its multicore DSP audio processor to a new customer for home video chat devices, as well as shipments of smart microphones to Oppo and Vivo. The company plans to exit 2018 well below 2x debt/EBITDA, and management noted no notable impact from tariffs so far." (10/17/2018)

Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KN stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a daily sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Knowles.

Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,340,000 shares, a decrease of 20.9% from the August 30th total of 9,280,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 982,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.5 days. Approximately 8.4% of the company's shares are short sold. View Knowles' Current Options Chain.

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), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Baidu (BIDU), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Netflix (NFLX) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

Who are Knowles' key executives?

Knowles' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Niew, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. John S. Anderson, Sr. VP, CFO & Interim Principal Accounting Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Giesecke, Sr. VP & COO (Age 51)
  • Mr. Christian U. Scherp, Pres of Performance Audio (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael Polacek, Pres of Intelligent Audio (Age 55)

Who are Knowles' major shareholders?

Knowles' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.98%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.62%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), We Are One Seven LLC (0.03%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.03%). Company insiders that own Knowles stock include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Keith Barnes, Michael S Polacek, Raymond D Cabrera, Thomas G Jackson and Ye Jane Li. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Knowles.

Which institutional investors are selling Knowles stock?

KN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Skyline Asset Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Knowles company stock in the last year include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Raymond D Cabrera and Ye Jane Li. View Insider Buying and Selling for Knowles.

Which institutional investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Fox Run Management L.L.C. and We Are One Seven LLC. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Jeffrey Niew and Michael S Polacek. View Insider Buying and Selling for Knowles.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Knowles' stock price today?

One share of KN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.88.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.99 billion and generates $826.90 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $67.70 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.80 on an earnings per share basis. Knowles employs 8,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Knowles.

What is Knowles' official website?

The official website for Knowles is http://www.knowles.com/.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Knowles (NYSE KN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  322 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  361 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  683
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Knowles and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe KN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe KN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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