Media coverage about Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kemper earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2564742282777 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

KMPR has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Kemper from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. ValuEngine downgraded Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, BidaskClub raised Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a strong buy rating to the company. Kemper currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $67.00.

Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) traded down $0.15 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $68.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 254,730 shares, compared to its average volume of 165,917. 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 0.17. The firm has a market cap of $3,530.00, a P/E ratio of 31.28 and a beta of 1.19.

Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 30th. The insurance provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.28 by $0.57. Kemper had a return on equity of 4.47% and a net margin of 4.32%. The firm had revenue of $690.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $680.90 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.40) EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.7% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that Kemper will post 1.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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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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