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NYSE:KNKnowles Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.43
+0.04 (+0.28 %)
(As of 05/22/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.21
Now: $14.43
$14.45
50-Day Range
$12.85
MA: $14.37
$16.04
52-Week Range
$11.10
Now: $14.43
$22.79
Volume321,650 shs
Average Volume936,016 shs
Market Capitalization$1.32 billion
P/E Ratio32.80
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.39
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: 3.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.82 out of 5 stars


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$1.58 per share
Book Value$13.70 per share

Profitability

Net Income$49.10 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,500
Market Cap$1.32 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Knowles (NYSE:KN) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Knowles' stock was trading at $14.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KN shares have decreased by 3.2% and is now trading at $14.43. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Knowles.

When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Knowles.

How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Corp (NYSE:KN) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 4th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.01. The communications equipment provider earned $163.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $164.53 million. Knowles had a return on equity of 5.90% and a net margin of 5.09%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 9.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.13 earnings per share. View Knowles' earnings history.

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

Knowles updated its first quarter 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, April, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.00-0.04 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.09. The company issued revenue guidance of $163-163 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $168.61 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Knowles' stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Knowles' share price to reach $20.13 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Knowles.

Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about KN stock have trended somewhat negative on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a news impact score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutKnowles.

Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a drop in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 3,280,000 shares, a drop of 10.6% from the April 30th total of 3,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,010,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 3.6% of the shares of the company 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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Baidu (BIDU), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Netflix (NFLX) and QUALCOMM (QCOM).

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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.57%), State Street Corp (2.87%), Aristotle Capital Boston LLC (2.62%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.31%), Bernzott Capital Advisors (1.93%) and William Blair Investment Management LLC (1.57%). Company insiders that own Knowles stock include Cheryl L Shavers, Christian Scherp, Daniel J Giesecke, Didier Hirsch, Jeffrey Niew, John S Anderson, 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 Strs Ohio, BlackRock Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Mcclain Value Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. 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 activity for Knowles.

Which institutional investors are buying Knowles stock?

KN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., and Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC. Company insiders that have bought Knowles stock in the last two years include Didier Hirsch, Michael S Polacek, and Ronald Steven Jankov. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $14.43.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.32 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 5/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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