Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) will issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Monday, October 30th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.60 per share for the quarter.
Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $684.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $641.20 million. Kemper Corporation had a return on equity of 1.26% and a net margin of 1.95%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.08 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Kemper Corporation to post $1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.63 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of Kemper Corporation (NYSE KMPR) traded up 0.34% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $59.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,199 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $52.70 and its 200-day moving average price is $43.91. Kemper Corporation has a 12-month low of $35.30 and a 12-month high of $60.15. The company has a market cap of $3.04 billion, a P/E ratio of 59.68 and a beta of 1.11.
In other news, Director Susan D. Whiting bought 1,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $49.06 per share, with a total value of $49,060.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 1,000 shares in the company, valued at $49,060. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.92% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on KMPR shares. BidaskClub raised Kemper Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut Kemper Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 14th. TheStreet raised Kemper Corporation from a “c” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. UBS AG raised Kemper Corporation from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Kemper Corporation from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $55.50.
About Kemper Corporation
Kemper Corporation (Kemper) is a diversified insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides automobile, homeowners, life, health and other insurance products to individuals and businesses. The Company operates through two segments: Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life & Health Insurance.
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