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Knowles Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:KN)

$21.74
-0.12 (-0.55 %)
(As of 10/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$21.53
Now: $21.74
$21.92
50-Day Range
$19.58
MA: $20.62
$21.81
52-Week Range
$12.20
Now: $21.74
$22.06
Volume678,944 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.98 billion
P/E Ratio27.18
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.17
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$1.47 per share
Book Value$13.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$67.70 million

Miscellaneous

Employees8,000
Market Cap$1.98 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Confirmed)
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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 24th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.02. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $205.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $195.06 million. Knowles had a return on equity of 6.27% and a net margin of 7.88%. The firm's revenue was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.18 EPS. View Knowles' Earnings History.

When is Knowles' next earnings date?

Knowles is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Knowles.

How can I listen to Knowles' earnings call?

Knowles will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 24th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Knowles issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 17th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.09-1.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.13. The company issued revenue guidance of $845-870 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $858.81 million.

What price target have analysts set for KN?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Knowles' shares. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $23.00. On average, they expect Knowles' stock price to reach $20.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.0%. 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, 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Knowles.

Has Knowles been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about KN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Knowles earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press 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 effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Knowles.

Are investors shorting Knowles?

Knowles saw a drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 7,340,000 shares, a drop of 20.9% from the August 30th total of 9,280,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 982,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.5 days. Approximately 8.4% of the company's shares 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), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Baidu (BIDU), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Netflix (NFLX) 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 Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.98%), Skyline Asset Management LP (0.62%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.49%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.17%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%) 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Skyline Asset Management LP and First Bank & Trust. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and We Are One Seven 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 $21.74.

How big of a company is Knowles?

Knowles has a market capitalization of $1.98 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:  322 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  363 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  685
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 10/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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