Advisor Group Inc. Sells 364 Shares of Kemper Corp (KMPR)

Advisor Group Inc. reduced its position in Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR) by 31.1% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 805 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after selling 364 shares during the quarter. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Kemper were worth $54,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in KMPR. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its stake in Kemper by 6,538.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 1,628,832 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $25,000 after buying an additional 1,604,294 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc increased its stake in Kemper by 31.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 5,185,592 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $417,181,000 after buying an additional 1,236,313 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Kemper by 31.3% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 5,185,592 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $417,181,000 after buying an additional 1,236,313 shares during the period. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its stake in Kemper by 3,300.2% in the 3rd quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 379,294 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $30,514,000 after buying an additional 368,139 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Kemper by 473.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 331,888 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $26,700,000 after buying an additional 273,988 shares during the period. 68.50% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NYSE:KMPR opened at $82.94 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 0.21 and a current ratio of 0.21. Kemper Corp has a fifty-two week low of $57.55 and a fifty-two week high of $87.00. The firm has a market cap of $5.34 billion, a PE ratio of 18.98 and a beta of 1.15.



Kemper (NYSE:KMPR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, February 11th. The insurance provider reported $0.91 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.14. Kemper had a net margin of 5.10% and a return on equity of 10.11%. The business had revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.15 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.60 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 67.8% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities research analysts expect that Kemper Corp will post 5.53 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on KMPR shares. JMP Securities raised shares of Kemper from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. ValuEngine raised shares of Kemper from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, March 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Kemper from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $76.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $82.33.

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Kemper 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. It operates through three segments: Preferred Property & Casualty Insurance, Specialty Property & Casualty Insurance, and Life and Health Insurance.

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