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NYSE:KN

Knowles Stock Forecast, Price & News

$15.04
+0.41 (+2.80 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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$14.76
Now: $15.04
$15.08
50-Day Range
$14.28
MA: $15.15
$15.91
52-Week Range
$11.10
Now: $15.04
$22.79
Volume836,821 shs
Average Volume851,514 shs
Market Capitalization$1.38 billion
P/E Ratio88.47
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.23
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: 3.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.34 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$1.52 per share
Book Value$14.07 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,500
Market Cap$1.38 billion
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$15.04
+0.41 (+2.80 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Knowles' stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Knowles' stock was trading at $14.91 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KN stock has increased by 0.9% and is now trading at $15.04.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Knowles?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share (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 return on equity of 4.46% and a net margin of 2.20%. Knowles's revenue was down 25.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.22 EPS.
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What guidance has Knowles issued on next quarter's earnings?

Knowles updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided earnings per share (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?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Knowles' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Knowles' share price to reach $20.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 3,720,000 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the July 30th total of 3,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 678,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Approximately 4.1% of the company's 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), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), 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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.59%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (3.25%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.81%), Bernzott Capital Advisors (2.02%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.46%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.34%). 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 institutional investors are selling Knowles stock?

KN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Granite Investment Partners LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Vanguard Group Inc., Ziegler Capital Management LLC, and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Knowles company stock in the last year include Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Jeffrey Niew, and John S Anderson.
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Which institutional investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Marshall Wace LLP, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Cadence Capital Management LLC, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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 $15.04.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.38 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 9/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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