Knowles Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.43 (-2.21 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume688,336 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio63.33
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Knowles

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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Overall MarketRank

1.64 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

301st out of 1,582 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

4th out of 18 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Knowles a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Knowles stock.
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When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Co. (NYSE:KN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 21st. The communications equipment provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.25 by $0.04. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $201 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $200.10 million. Knowles had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.27% and a net margin of 3.52%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.03 EPS.
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How has Knowles' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Knowles' stock was trading at $14.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KN shares have increased by 27.4% and is now trading at $19.00.
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What guidance has Knowles issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knowles updated its second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.230-0.290 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.230. The company issued revenue guidance of $185 million-$205 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $194.35 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Knowles' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Knowles' stock price to reach $22.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (17.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.14%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.78%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.08%), Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (2.89%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.86%). Company insiders that own Knowles stock include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, Keith Barnes, 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 Credit Suisse AG, Morgan Stanley, Northern Trust Corp, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, and Woodline Partners LP. Company insiders that have sold Knowles company stock in the last year include Cheryl L Shavers, Daniel J Giesecke, John S Anderson, Keith Barnes, and Raymond D Cabrera.
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Which major investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Bernzott Capital Advisors, BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Donald Macleod, Jeffrey Niew, 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 $19.00.

How much money does Knowles make?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $764.30 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $6.60 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 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 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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