Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday. The insurance provider reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.70 by ($0.10), Bloomberg Earnings reports. Kemper had a return on equity of 4.47% and a net margin of 4.32%.

Shares of Kemper (NYSE KMPR) opened at $57.55 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $2,971.32, a PE ratio of 33.19 and a beta of 1.00. Kemper has a 52-week low of $36.35 and a 52-week high of $71.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 0.17 and a quick ratio of 0.17.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 20th will be given a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 16th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%. Kemper’s dividend payout ratio is presently 43.24%.

KMPR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kemper from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $67.50.

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About Kemper

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.

Earnings History for Kemper (NYSE:KMPR)

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