Headlines about Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kemper earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.1739722571605 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Kemper (KMPR) opened at $69.60 on Friday. The company has a market capitalization of $3,534.71, a P/E ratio of 31.35 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a current ratio of 0.17. Kemper has a one year low of $36.35 and a one year high of $71.52.
Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) last released its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The insurance provider reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.57. The company had revenue of $690.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $680.90 million. Kemper had a return on equity of 4.47% and a net margin of 4.32%. The business’s revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted ($0.40) EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Kemper will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current year.
KMPR has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kemper from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub raised shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Kemper has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $67.00.
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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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