Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 7th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of 0.25 per share by the insurance provider on Tuesday, March 5th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 15th. This is a positive change from Kemper’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.
Kemper has a dividend payout ratio of 22.0% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Equities analysts expect Kemper to earn $5.45 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $1.00 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 18.3%.
Shares of KMPR stock opened at $75.43 on Friday. Kemper has a 12-month low of $50.85 and a 12-month high of $87.00. The stock has a market cap of $4.88 billion, a P/E ratio of 19.64 and a beta of 1.15. The company has a quick ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37.
Kemper Company Profile
Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides property and casualty, and life and health insurance to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company's Property & Casualty Insurance segment provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other types of property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses.
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