Kemper CorpFind Ratings Reports
KEMPER CORP/DE's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company has grown its sales and net income during the past quarter when compared with the same quarter a year ago, and although its growth in net income has outpaced the industry average, its revenue growth has not.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.41% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||680.4||624.4|
|Net Income ($mil)||36.6||4.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||478.6||566.6|
|Total Assets ($mil)||8211.4||8305.9|
|Total Debt ($mil)||592.1||751.1|
|Profitability||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||9.08||2.5|
|Return on Assets||0.62||0.53|
|Return on Equity||2.31||1.95|
|Debt||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Share Data||Q2 FY17||Q2 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||51.29||51.13|
|Div / share||0.24||0.24|
|Book value / share||39.64||41.17|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||171463.0||166081.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 47.75 for the Insurance industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.31. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.23 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a discount versus the industry average of 1.87. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|KMPR 54.28||Peers 47.75||KMPR 11.02||Peers 12.13|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
KMPR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
KMPR is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|KMPR 18.97||Peers 16.15||KMPR 0.10||Peers 1.74|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
KMPR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
KMPR trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|KMPR 1.23||Peers 1.87||KMPR 12.50||Peers 200.69|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
KMPR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, KMPR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|KMPR 0.96||Peers 1.50||KMPR 5.79||Peers 12.89|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
KMPR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
KMPR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth