Kemper Corp. VP Scott Renwick Sells 1,000 Shares (KMPR)
Kemper Corp. (NASDAQ:KMPR) VP Scott Renwick sold 1,000 shares of Kemper Corp. stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.07, for a total value of $35,070.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 72,184 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,531,493. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Kemper Corp. (NASDAQ:KMPR) traded down 1.57% on Monday, hitting $34.40. The stock had a trading volume of 134,418 shares. Kemper Corp. has a one year low of $31.59 and a one year high of $41.31. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $36.97 and a 200-day moving average of $38.31. The company has a market cap of $1.904 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.19.
Kemper Corp. (NASDAQ:KMPR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $554.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $567.21 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.00 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Kemper Corp. will post $2.43 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 15th.
KMPR has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Sandler O’Neill reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kemper Corp. in a research note on Monday. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $42.00. Analysts at Zacks downgraded shares of Kemper Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 16th. They now have a $43.40 price target on the stock.
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