Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) was upgraded by William Blair from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report issued on Thursday.
Other research analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. ValuEngine cut Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised Kemper from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and four have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Kemper presently has a consensus rating of “Strong Buy” and a consensus price target of $67.50.
Shares of Kemper (NYSE KMPR) traded up $3.59 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $58.85. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 744,687 shares, compared to its average volume of 262,918. The company has a market capitalization of $2,755.85, a PE ratio of 25.26 and a beta of 1.00. Kemper has a 12 month low of $36.35 and a 12 month high of $71.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.17 and a current ratio of 0.15.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Cutler Group LP acquired a new stake in Kemper in the fourth quarter worth about $111,000. Fiduciary Trust Co. acquired a new stake in Kemper in the fourth quarter worth about $217,000. Linscomb & Williams Inc. acquired a new stake in Kemper in the fourth quarter worth about $224,000. SVA Plumb Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in Kemper in the fourth quarter worth about $229,000. Finally, Shelton Capital Management acquired a new position in shares of Kemper during the 4th quarter worth about $255,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.07% of the company’s stock.
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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