Kemper (KMPR) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Headlines about Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kemper earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2114121853713 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Kemper (NYSE KMPR) traded down $1.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $62.65. 153,652 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 153,882. The company has a market capitalization of $3,220.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.61 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. Kemper has a fifty-two week low of $36.35 and a fifty-two week high of $71.52.

Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The insurance provider reported $0.85 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.57. The business had revenue of $690.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $680.90 million. Kemper had a net margin of 4.32% and a return on equity of 4.47%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 7.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.40) earnings per share. research analysts expect that Kemper will post 1.37 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have recently commented on KMPR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kemper from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $80.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $67.50.

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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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