Kemper Corp (KMPR) Announces $0.24 Quarterly Dividend

Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 8th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be given a dividend of 0.24 per share by the insurance provider on Tuesday, March 6th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th.

Kemper has a dividend payout ratio of 61.1% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Analysts expect Kemper to earn $3.33 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.96 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 28.8%.

Kemper (KMPR) traded down $3.05 on Thursday, reaching $56.35. 240,675 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 175,960. The company has a quick ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Kemper has a 12-month low of $36.35 and a 12-month high of $71.52. The firm has a market cap of $3,087.08, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.76 and a beta of 1.00.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 3rd. ValuEngine lowered shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $67.50.

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About Kemper

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.

Dividend History for Kemper (NYSE:KMPR)

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