Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 8/8/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Kemper Corporation is a financial services provider. It specializes in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance products for individuals, families, and small businesses. Kemper Corporation is based in Chicago, Illinois. “
  • 8/5/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 8/3/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at UBS AG from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating.
  • 8/3/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc. from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 8/1/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “c” rating to a “b” rating.
  • 7/30/2017 – Kemper Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/24/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/14/2017 – Kemper Corporation was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Kemper Corporation is a financial services provider. It specializes in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance products for individuals, families, and small businesses. Kemper Corporation is based in Chicago, Illinois. “
  • 7/11/2017 – Kemper Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/1/2017 – Kemper Corporation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 6/23/2017 – Kemper Corporation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.

Kemper Corporation (KMPR) opened at 48.55 on Thursday. The company has a market cap of $2.49 billion, a PE ratio of 48.94 and a beta of 1.11. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $40.01 and its 200-day moving average price is $40.55. Kemper Corporation has a 12-month low of $35.30 and a 12-month high of $48.65.

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The insurance provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.23. Kemper Corporation had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 1.26%. The firm had revenue of $684.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $641.20 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.08 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that Kemper Corporation will post $1.66 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. Kemper Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 97.96%.

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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