Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Valuation According To Analysts

Barsaba Taglieri
Agosto 3, 2017

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Norges Bank purchased a new position in Kemper Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $24,411,000. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 7,262 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $290,000 after buying an additional 490 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of Kemper Corporation by 3.1% in the first quarter. Airain purchased a fresh position in Kemper Corporation during the Q1 valued about $241,000.

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.48 million shares versus an average volume of 0.5 million shares during last trading session. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kemper Corporation by 15,823.5% in the first quarter. Capital Fund Management S.A. acquired a new position in shares of Kemper Corporation during the first quarter worth about $223,000. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,459,695 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $138,041,000 after buying an additional 185,850 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 55.11% of the company's stock. The company has market cap of $1.01 billion. If the $50.41 price target is reached, the company will be worth $213.30M more. For the past month, Kemper Corporation's stock has been 11.67%, 16.49% for the last quarter, 3.25% for the past six months and 31.89% for the past 52 weeks.

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.23.

As analysts monitor volatile markets in recent weeks they have updated their price targets on shares of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown 7.3%, while the company's earnings per share has grown 0.6%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Kemper Corporation will post $1.34 EPS for the current year.

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A number of research firms have issued reports on KMPR. The latest reports which are outstanding on Sunday 30th of July state 0 analysts have a rating of "strong buy", 0 analysts "buy", 6 analysts "neutral", 0 analysts "sell" and 0 analysts "strong sell". Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Kemper Corporation from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 11th. TheStreet cut Kemper Corporation from a b- rating to a c rating in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation and three have assigned a hold recommendation to the company.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 50.76, a price to book ratio of 6.71, and a price to sales ratio of 3.81.

In other news, insider Mark A. Green bought 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 9th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $37.72 per share, for a total transaction of $37,720.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Kemper Corporation (Kemper) is a diversified insurance holding company.

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