Kemper Stock Hits New 52-Week High (KMPR)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Kemper (NYSE: KMPR) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $31.01, above its previous 52-week high of $30.99 with 202,324 shares traded as of 3:20 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 137,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Kemper has a market cap of $1.76 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides various insurance products and services in the United States. The company offers life, health, automobile, homeowners, and other insurance products to individuals and small businesses. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.8, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 21.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kemper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Kemper Ratings Report.

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