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NYSE:KN - Knowles Stock Price, Forecast & News

$20.64
-0.08 (-0.39 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 07:47 AM ET)
Today's Range
$20.56
Now: $20.64
$20.88
50-Day Range
$20.60
MA: $21.43
$22.05
52-Week Range
$13.64
Now: $20.64
$22.79
Volume463,122 shs
Average Volume732,855 shs
Market Capitalization$1.89 billion
P/E Ratio17.64
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. 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$826.90 million
Cash Flow$1.48 per share
Book Value$13.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,000
Market Cap$1.89 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.38. The communications equipment provider earned $235.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $235.92 million. Knowles had a return on equity of 6.59% and a net margin of 12.81%. The firm's revenue was down .1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.34 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, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Knowles.

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

Knowles updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.37-0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.40. The company issued revenue guidance of $225-250 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $237.46 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Knowles' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Knowles' stock price to reach $20.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price. 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, 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Knowles.

Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about KN stock has trended positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Knowles.

Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a decrease in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,550,000 shares, a decrease of 8.9% from the December 15th total of 6,090,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 727,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 7.6 days. Approximately 6.2% of the company's stock 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), Baidu (BIDU), Netflix (NFLX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T) and Himax Technologies (HIMX).

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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (1.00%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.12%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Sciencast Management LP (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and We Are One Seven LLC (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 major investors are selling Knowles stock?

KN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, We Are One Seven LLC, Diligent Investors LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 major investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sciencast Management LP, Fruth Investment Management and Copper Rock Capital Partners 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 $20.64.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.89 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:  336 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  372 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  708
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 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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