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NYSE:KN

Knowles - KN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$16.46
-0.18 (-1.08%)
(As of 08/9/2022 09:57 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.37
$16.53
50-Day Range
$16.59
$19.87
52-Week Range
$15.40
$23.81
Volume
15,760 shs
Average Volume
840,203 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.51 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$20.63

Knowles MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
23.9% Upside
$20.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.11mentions of Knowles in the last 14 days
Based on 23 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.74 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
26.80%
From $0.97 to $1.23 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.88 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

499th out of 644 stocks

Household Audio & Video Equipment Industry

7th out of 8 stocks

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About Knowles (NYSE:KN) Stock

Knowles Corporation offers micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio solutions, high performance capacitors, and radio frequency products for the consumer electronics, medtech, defense, electric vehicle, industrial, and communications 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, hearing health, True Wireless Stereo, Internet of Things, and computing markets. The PD segment is involved in the design and delivery of high-performance capacitor products and RF solutions that are used in applications, such as power supplies and medical implants, satellite communications, and radar systems, as well as for communications equipment. The company sells its products directly to original equipment manufacturers and to their contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors. It has operations in Asia, the United States, Europe, other Americas, and internationally. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several research firms recently weighed in on KN. StockNews.com downgraded Knowles from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. TheStreet downgraded Knowles from a "b" rating to a "c+" rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Susquehanna Bancshares reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Knowles in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Roth Capital downgraded Knowles from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and cut their target price for the company from $20.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Wednesday, August 3rd. Finally, Susquehanna reiterated a "hold" rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Knowles in a research note on Friday, April 29th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $20.63.

Knowles Price Performance

NYSE:KN opened at $16.64 on Tuesday. The business's fifty day moving average price is $18.11 and its 200-day moving average price is $19.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -14.10 and a beta of 1.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.06, a current ratio of 2.54 and a quick ratio of 1.27. Knowles has a 1-year low of $15.40 and a 1-year high of $23.81.

Insider Activity

In other news, CEO Jeffrey Niew sold 77,537 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.91, for a total transaction of $1,466,224.67. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 528,590 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $9,995,636.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. In other news, CEO Jeffrey Niew sold 77,537 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.91, for a total transaction of $1,466,224.67. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 528,590 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $9,995,636.90. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director Cheryl L. Shavers sold 3,100 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, May 23rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $18.85, for a total value of $58,435.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 52,604 shares in the company, valued at $991,585.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 3.15% of the company's stock.

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KN Stock News Headlines

Knowles (NYSE:KN) Downgraded by StockNews.com
Analysts Set Knowles Co. (NYSE:KN) Price Target at $20.63
Knowles (NYSE:KN) Downgraded to Neutral at Roth Capital
Roth Capital Lowers Knowles (NYSE:KN) to Neutral
Why Shares of Knowles Fell More Than 17% Today
Knowles Becomes Oversold (KN) - Nasdaq
Knowles: Q2 Earnings Snapshot - Greenwich Time
Knowles (KN) Tops Q2 Earnings Estimates
Knowles Q2 2022 Earnings Preview - Seeking Alpha
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KN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Today
8/09/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Household audio & video equipment
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
7,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$20.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.50
Low Stock Price Forecast
$17.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+25.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$150.40 million
Pretax Margin
-14.65%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$868.10 million
Cash Flow
$2.06 per share
Book Value
$15.81 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
88,865,000
Market Cap
$1.51 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.37














KN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Knowles stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Knowles in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" KN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Knowles' stock price forecast for 2022?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Knowles' stock. Their KN share price forecasts range from $17.00 to $25.50. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $20.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has Knowles' stock performed in 2022?

Knowles' stock was trading at $23.35 at the start of the year. Since then, KN shares have decreased by 28.7% and is now trading at $16.64.
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When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were Knowles' earnings last quarter?

Knowles Co. (NYSE:KN) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.05. The communications equipment provider earned $233 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.05 million. Knowles had a negative net margin of 12.20% and a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.12%. The company's revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.20 earnings per share.

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

Knowles issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.17-$0.21 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.47. The company issued revenue guidance of $170.00 million-$185.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $244.52 million.

What is Jeff Niew's approval rating as Knowles' CEO?

68 employees have rated Knowles Chief Executive Officer Jeff Niew on Glassdoor.com. Jeff Niew has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Jeff Niew in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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 shareholders include Bernzott Capital Advisors (2.05%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.91%), Royce & Associates LP (0.84%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.24%), Lapides Asset Management LLC (0.20%) and New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.19%). Insiders that own company stock include Air A Jr Bastarrica, 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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How do I buy shares of Knowles?

Shares of KN stock 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 $16.64.

How much money does Knowles make?

Knowles (NYSE:KN) has a market capitalization of $1.53 billion and generates $868.10 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $150.40 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.18) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Knowles have?

Knowles employs 7,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Knowles?

Knowles' mailing address is 1511 MAPLEWOOD DRIVE, ITASCA IL, 60143. The official website for the company is www.knowles.com. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at (630) 250-5100, via email at mike.knapp@knowles.com, or via fax at 630-250-0575.

This page (NYSE:KN) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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