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.

KMPR was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 40, implying a possible profit of 3.49 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 40, implying potential capital losses of 3.49 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -36.21 percent. 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.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

KMPR has an estimated earnings growth rate of 245.58 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KMPR has a PEG ratio of 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 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 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.