Kemper Corporation (KMPR)

44.35 -0.43%
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Pros
Stock price low relative to the 52-week range
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Company’s profitability is improving
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/B ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. KMPR stock price ($41.26) is at the 52-week low. Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See KMPR price chart.
  2. KMPR quarterly revenue growth was 3.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (2.42% and 2.14%, respectively). See KMPR revenue growth chart.
  3. KMPR profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 3.77 percentage points. See KMPR profitability chart.
  4. KMPR forward dividend yield is 2.62%, higher than the industry (1.43%) and sector (0.81%) forward dividend yields. See KMPR forward dividend chart.
  5. KMPR forward P/E ratio is 6.15, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See KMPR forward P/E ratio chart.
  6. KMPR Price/Book ratio is 0.62, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See KMPR forward Price/Book ratio chart.
  7. KMPR Price/Sales ratio is 0.45, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See KMPR forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  8. KMPR average analyst price target ($61.25) is above its current price ($41.26). See KMPR price target chart.

Cons

  1. KMPR short share of float is 3.13%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See KMPR short share of float chart.
  2. KMPR short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.78. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See KMPR short interest ratio chart.