Analysts expect that Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) will post earnings per share (EPS) of $1.25 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Kemper’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.57 and the highest is $1.93. Kemper posted earnings per share of $0.56 during the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 123.2%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Thursday, February 8th.
On average, analysts expect that Kemper will report full-year earnings of $2.14 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.77 to $2.50. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $2.91 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.50 to $3.45. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Kemper.
Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The insurance provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.57. Kemper had a net margin of 4.32% and a return on equity of 4.47%. The firm had revenue of $690.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $680.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.40) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year.
Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Amalgamated Bank increased its holdings in Kemper by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 5,758 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $222,000 after buying an additional 53 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its holdings in Kemper by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 31,242 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,206,000 after buying an additional 80 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Kemper by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 31,925 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $1,232,000 after buying an additional 140 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans increased its holdings in Kemper by 7.5% in the 2nd quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 9,850 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $380,000 after buying an additional 690 shares during the period. Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in Kemper by 8.0% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 18,057 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $697,000 after buying an additional 1,339 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 57.79% of the company’s stock.
Kemper (NYSE KMPR) traded up $0.15 on Tuesday, hitting $69.35. 161,200 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 146,386. Kemper has a 12-month low of $36.35 and a 12-month high of $71.52. The company has a current ratio of 0.17, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,560.43, a P/E ratio of 31.24 and a beta of 1.19.
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Kemper Company Profile
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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