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Kemper Corporation (KMPR) Hits a 52-Week High

Capstone Asset Management has an ownership of 7,262 stocks of the insurance provider's shares valued at $290,000 after scooping up an extra 490 shares through out the quarter. large institution funds own 55.13% of the firms stock. Vanguard Group Inc. owned 6.74% of Kemper Corporation worth $138,041,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding KMPR? Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its position in shares of Kemper Corporation by 71.7% in the fourth quarter.

Credit Agricole S A decreased Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) stake by 37,052 shares to 52,917 valued at $3.59 million in 2016Q4. As of quarter end Tiaa Cref Investment Management LLC had sold a total of 3,613 shares trimming its holdings by 3.2%. Finally, Norges Bank bought a new position in shares of Kemper Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $24,411,000. Two Sigma Investments LP bought a new position in shares of Kemper Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $297,000. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 83,622 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $3,705,000 after buying an additional 34,927 shares during the period. Comerica Bank raised its position in shares of Kemper Corporation by 5.2% in the fourth quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 6,239 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $249,000 after buying an additional 196 shares during the period.

Nationwide Fund Advisors reports that it raised its investment in Kemper Corporation shares by 0.0% as reported in a filing on 08/10/2017. For the past month, Kemper Corporation's stock has been 30.44%, 29.75% for the last quarter, 12.95% for the past six months and 29.95% for the past 52 weeks. The company has a market capitalization of $2.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 48.79 and a beta of 1.11.

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 1st. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $0.99 and is estimated to be $1.66 for the current year with 51,309,000 shares now outstanding. The business had revenue of $684.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $641.20 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.08 EPS. Kemper Corporation's revenue was up 9.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Kemper Corporation will post $1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 28th. (NYSE:KMPR) shareholders before Aug 10, 2017 will receive the $0.24 dividend. The dividend will be $0.240 per share for the quarter or $0.96 on an annualized basis. The ex-dividend date has been established as Thursday the 10th of August 2017. Kemper Corporation's payout ratio is now 97.96%.

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The following firms have also recently changed their position in KMPR. The value of the investment in Kemper Corporation went from $395,000 to $238,000 a change of 39.7% for the reporting period. TD Securities maintained it with "Buy" rating and $21 target in Thursday, August 13 report. BidaskClub downgraded Kemper Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, June 23rd.

On August 3 the company was upgraded from " to "Strong Buy" in a report from Raymond James. On February 18 the stock rating was upgraded to "Buy" from "Hold" by analysts at Sandler O'Neill. The company now has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $52.50. It improved, as 9 investors sold Kemper Corp shares while 41 reduced holdings. 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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