Quick Overview of Kemper

With gains of 9.2%, Kemper was one of the winners on Wall Street today. Its shares are now trading at $67.57 and have logged a 1.1% daily outperformance of the S&P 500. Don't join the feeding frenzy before checking some basic facts about this stock:

  • Kemper has moved 13.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -9.1%

  • KMPR has an average analyst rating of hold and is 2.69% away from its mean target price of $65.8 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $-5.3

  • Kemper has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of -12.7 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $5.02 and its forward P/E ratio is 13.5

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.8 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Kemper is part of the Financial Services sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 14.34 and an average P/B of 1.57

  • The company has a free cash flow of $-2,043,012,480.00, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides property and casualty, and life and health insurance in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Specialty Property & Casualty Insurance, Preferred Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life & Health Insurance. It provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, general liability, and various other property and casualty insurance to individuals, as well as commercial automobile insurance to businesses. The company also offers life insurance, including permanent and term insurance, as well as supplemental accident and health insurance products; and Medicare supplement insurance, fixed hospital indemnity, home health care, specified disease, and accident-only plans to individuals in rural, suburban, and urban areas. It distributes its products through independent agents and brokers. The company was formerly known as Unitrin, Inc. and changed its name to Kemper Corporation in August 2011. Kemper Corporation was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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