News coverage about Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kemper earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 47.2160796573332 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. William Blair upgraded shares of Kemper from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kemper from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and four have issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Kemper has a consensus rating of “Strong Buy” and a consensus target price of $67.50.

Shares of Kemper (KMPR) opened at $58.75 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Kemper has a 1 year low of $36.35 and a 1 year high of $71.52. The company has a market cap of $2,982.29, a P/E ratio of 25.21 and a beta of 1.10.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 6th. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 20th were given a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 16th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.63%. Kemper’s dividend payout ratio is presently 41.20%.

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Kemper Company Profile

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.

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