Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) is Overbought Based on Its RSI

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) has reached overbought status with a 14-day RSI of 90.31.

Based on current stock levels, Kemper Corporation shares are trading 0.23% off of the 50-day high and 43.31% away from the 50-day low. Creative Planning now owns 40,395 shares of the company's stock worth $1,251,000 after buying an additional 213 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Kemper Corporation by 5.7% in the 1st quarter.

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 during the last trading session. McQueen Ball & Associates Inc. bought a new stake in Kemper Corp. during the second quarter worth approximately $256,000. Peregrine Capital Management LLC now owns 231,934 shares with a value of $12,293,000. Finally, TheStreet raised Kemper Corporation from a "c" rating to a "b" rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Vanguard Group Inc is the second biggest holder with 4 million shares now valued at 139.34 million whilst BlackRock Fund Advisors has 3 million shares valued at 150.47 million.

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Analysts await Kemper Corporation (NASDAQ:KMPR) to report earnings on Oct, 30 for the fiscal quarter ending Sep 2017.

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on KMPR shares. BidaskClub raised Kemper Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Thursday, October 5th.

Traders are a little more bullish on shares of the company of late as inferred by the fall in short interest. The shares were purchased at an average price of $49.06. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kemper Corp. from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, October 27th. The ex-dividend date was Thursday the 10th of August 2017.

05/09/2016 - Kemper Corporation had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Sandler O'Neill. Director Susan D. Whiting disclosed the purchase of 1,000 shares. Whiting now owns $49,060 of the stock per the Form 4 SEC filing. (NYSE:KMPR) opened at 37.55 on Monday.

Company shares last traded at $65.25 impressively higher than $55.30, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is quite a bit higher than the 200 day moving average of $45.02.

Kemper Corporation now has a P/E ratio of 64.16 and the market value is 3.27B. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.56%. Kemper Corporation had a net margin of 1.95% and a return on equity of 1.26%.

Looking forward, for the quarter ending Dec-17, 3 analysts have a mean sales target of 581.70 million. During the same quarter past year, the business earned ($0.40) EPS. Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR)'s EPS growth this year is -83.70% and the trailing 12-month EPS is $0.91. On average, analysts predict that Kemper Corporation will post $1.44 earnings per share for the current year. These holdings make up 56.28% of the company's outstanding shares. The Company operates through two segments: Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life & Health Insurance.

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