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NYSE:KNKnowles Stock Price, Forecast & News

$15.91
+0.30 (+1.92 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 10:19 AM ET)
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$15.64
Now: $15.91
$15.95
50-Day Range
$14.38
MA: $15.19
$16.04
52-Week Range
$11.10
Now: $15.91
$22.79
Volume710,500 shs
Average Volume896,423 shs
Market Capitalization$1.46 billion
P/E Ratio93.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32
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. It also provides analog and digital micro-electro-mechanical systems, microphones, electret condenser microphones, smart microphones, ultrasonic sensors, acoustic processors, and balanced armature speakers, as well as transducer products used primarily in hearing health and headset applications. The PD segment designs and delivers engineered capacitors and radio frequency devices for applications, such as power supplies, radar, medical implants, and satellites for the industrial, defense, aerospace, medical, telecommunications, and automotive markets. The company also provides single layer electronic components to the telecommunication, fiber optics, defense, and aerospace markets. It sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to their contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.31 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone630-250-5100

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$854.80 million
Cash Flow$1.59 per share
Book Value$14.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,500
Market Cap$1.46 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$15.91
+0.30 (+1.92 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 10:19 AM ET)
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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

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 shares have increased by 6.7% and is now trading at $15.91.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Knowles?

7 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 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.03) by $0.02. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $152.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $145.41 million. Knowles had a net margin of 2.20% and a return on equity of 4.46%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.22 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Knowles issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knowles issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.17-0.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.19. The company issued revenue guidance of $185-200 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $187.61 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Knowles' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Knowles' share price to reach $20.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.5% from the stock's current price.
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Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about KN stock have trended positive on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a drop in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,160,000 shares, a drop of 16.4% from the January 31st total of 6,170,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 873,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.9 days. Currently, 5.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Himax Technologies (HIMX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Fortinet (FTNT) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Knowles' key executives?

Knowles' management team includes the following 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)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.25%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.81%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.46%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.34%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.33%) and Marshall Wace LLP (1.20%). 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 major investors are selling Knowles stock?

KN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Granite Investment Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, and Baird Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Knowles company stock in the last year include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Jeffrey Niew, and John S Anderson.
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Which major investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Cadence Capital Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Bank of Montreal Can, and Lapides Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, 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 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 $15.91.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.46 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. Knowles employs 8,500 workers across the globe.

What is Knowles' official website?

The official website for Knowles is 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]

This page was last updated on 8/14/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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