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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for KMPR. The highest price target was 40, implying a possible profit of 3.49 percent. The minimum price target given was 40, which equates to a potential downside of 3.49 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -36.21 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -43.94 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -8.73 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -3.01 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of KMPR to grow at a rate of 245.58 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of KMPR is 0.44.

In the trailing 52-weeks, KMPR hit 45.95 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 33.66. Currently the stock is 14.82 percent higher than its low, and 15.89 percent lower than its 52-week high. KMPR has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion. KMPR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.