The Zacks: Kemet Corp. (KEM) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Shares of Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM) have earned a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the six analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Zacks Investment Research cut Kemet Corporation from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. At the moment, the average analyst rating for KEM is Moderate Buy. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 1 rated the company a Hold, and 1 rated it a Strong Buy.

In other Kemet Corporation news, Director Wilfried Backes sold 20,000 shares of Kemet Corporation stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 14th.

There are several indicators we can take into consideration when thinking about a stock's financial health. Kemet Corporation has a twelve month low of $3.60 and a twelve month high of $27.35.

KEMET Corp. (NYSE:KEM) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.33/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.2/Share by a difference of $0.13. The stock had a trading volume of 7,226,615 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,781,104. Kemet Corporation has a one year low of $3.60 and a one year high of $27.35. The company's beta value is at 3.71. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.2.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on KEMET Corp. Kemet Corporation had a return on equity of 21.07% and a net margin of 31.16%. Analysts predict that Kemet Corp. will post $0.38 earnings per share for the current year.

The good news is there's still room for KEMET Corporation (KEM) to grow. If you are reading this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US and worldwide copyright & trademark legislation. The original version of this article can be viewed at The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. It improved, as 15 investors sold KEMET Corporation shares while 23 reduced holdings.

Mckinley Capital Management Inc decreased Technipfmc Plc stake by 1.65M shares to 58,092 valued at $1.58 million in 2017Q2. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, SVP Ronald James Assaf sold 9,334 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.70, for a total transaction of $168,300.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 51,611 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $965,125.70. Insiders contain to comply with strict disclosure requirements with regard to the sale or purchase of the shares of their company. Breaking that down further, it has performed -33.50% for the week, -33.50% for the month, -17.81% over the last quarter, 22.37% for the past half-year and 338.57% for this previous year. Company insiders own 3.88% of the company's stock.

KEM has been the topic of a number of other reports. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its position in Kemet Corporation by 217.4% during the first quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Kemet Corporation by 86.1% during the third quarter. Bluefin Trading LLC now owns 178,355 shares of the company's stock valued at $523,000 after buying an additional 50,157 shares in the last quarter. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. increased its position in Kemet Corporation by 4.3% in the 3rd quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 270,484 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $3,245,000 after purchasing an additional 11,748 shares during the period. Denali Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Kemet Corporation during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $122,000. California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new position in Kemet Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at about $1,037,000. UBS Group AG now owns 34,459 shares of the electronics maker's stock valued at $414,000 after purchasing an additional 30,550 shares during the period.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in KEM.

Peak6 Investments Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM). The Company operates in two segments: Solid Capacitors, and Film and Electrolytic. The Solid Capacitors segment primarily produces tantalum, aluminum, polymer and ceramic capacitors.

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