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NYSE:KN - Knowles Stock Price, Forecast & News

$16.41
+0.08 (+0.49 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 01:46 PM ET)
Today's Range
$15.86
Now: $16.41
$16.59
50-Day Range
$16.11
MA: $18.92
$21.07
52-Week Range
$15.47
Now: $16.41
$22.79
Volume44,738 shs
Average Volume1.29 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.50 billion
P/E Ratio32.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.2
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
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIPN/A
Phone630-250-5100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$854.80 million
Cash Flow$1.52 per share
Book Value$14.05 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,500
Market Cap$1.50 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.05. The communications equipment provider earned $233.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $237.65 million. Knowles had a net margin of 5.74% and a return on equity of 6.38%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.37 earnings per share. View Knowles' Earnings History.

When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 22nd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Knowles.

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

Knowles issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.08 to $0.16 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.22. The company issued revenue guidance of $160 million to $190 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $192.43 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Knowles' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Knowles' stock price to reach $21.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Knowles.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Knowles?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Knowles.

Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about KN stock has trended very negative on Friday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Knowles.

Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,310,000 shares, an increase of 13.7% from the January 15th total of 5,550,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 701,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.0 days. Approximately 7.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Baidu (BIDU), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Himax Technologies (HIMX) 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Ariel Investments LLC (3.92%), State Street Corp (2.70%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.58%), Bernzott Capital Advisors (1.96%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (1.68%) and Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (1.29%). 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, Ronald Steven Jankov, 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 Franklin Resources Inc., CWM LLC, Hodges Capital Management Inc., Ariel Investments LLC, Permanens Capital L.P., Lapides Asset Management LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc. and UBS Oconnor LLC. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Driehaus Capital Management LLC and Heartland Advisors Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Jeffrey Niew, Michael S Polacek and Ronald Steven Jankov. 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 $16.41.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.50 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.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:  347 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  380 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  727
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 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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