Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 18,259 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 843 shares during the quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in Kemper were worth $1,258,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Kemper by 4.3% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 3,609,922 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $139,342,000 after purchasing an additional 150,227 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp grew its holdings in shares of Kemper by 3.5% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,448,146 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $55,897,000 after purchasing an additional 49,571 shares during the last quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Kemper by 217.9% in the second quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 828,927 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $32,190,000 after purchasing an additional 568,157 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp grew its holdings in shares of Kemper by 1.0% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 824,135 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $31,812,000 after purchasing an additional 7,846 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Kemper by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 485,087 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $33,422,000 after purchasing an additional 70,992 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 58.16% of the company’s stock.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on KMPR. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Kemper from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $67.50.

Shares of Kemper Corp (KMPR) opened at $59.40 on Thursday. Kemper Corp has a one year low of $36.35 and a one year high of $71.52. The firm has a market cap of $3,087.08, a PE ratio of 34.48 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a quick ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 0.17 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28.

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Kemper 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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