News articles about Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Kemper earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.4590993509879 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of analysts have issued reports on the company. William Blair raised Kemper from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and four have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Strong Buy” and an average price target of $67.50.

Shares of Kemper (KMPR) opened at $57.85 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.15, a current ratio of 0.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Kemper has a 52 week low of $36.35 and a 52 week high of $71.52. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,938.55, a PE ratio of 24.83 and a beta of 1.00.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 16th. Kemper’s payout ratio is 41.20%.

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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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