Analyst Ratings for Kemper Corp. (KMPR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Kemper Corp. (NYSE:KMPR) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. KMPR had previously received a consensus rating of Hold a month ago.

0 analysts declared KMPR a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for KMPR by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, which equates to a potential upside of 3.49 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, implying potential capital losses of 3.49 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -36.21 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -43.94 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -8.73 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -3.01 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 4 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of KMPR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 245.58 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of KMPR is 0.44.

In the last 52-weeks, KMPR has achieved a high of 45.95 and a low of 33.66. Today's price is 14.82 percent above the 52-week low, and 15.89 percent below the high. KMPR has a P/E ratio of 107.13. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KMPR value stock report compares KMPR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of KMPR is $1.98 billion. KMPR is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.