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Last $35.39 USD
Change Today -0.40 / -1.12%
Volume 125.0K
KMPR On Other Exchanges
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Exchange
Berlin
New York
As of 8:04 PM 06/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kemper corp (KMPR) Snapshot

Open
$36.00
Previous Close
$35.79
Day High
$36.00
Day Low
$35.32
52 Week High
03/23/15 - $40.13
52 Week Low
08/8/14 - $31.82
Market Cap
1.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
105.2K
EPS TTM
$1.66
Shares Outstanding
51.8M
EX-Date
05/14/15
P/E TM
21.3x
Dividend
$0.96
Dividend Yield
2.71%
Current Stock Chart for KEMPER CORP (KMPR)

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kemper corp (KMPR) Details

Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides automobile, homeowners, life, health, and other insurance products to individuals and businesses in the United States. It operates through two segments, Property and Casualty Insurance, and Life and Health Insurance. The Property and Casualty insurance segment provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses. This segment distributes its products through independent agents and brokers, employer-sponsored voluntary benefit programs, and other affinity relationships. The Life and Health insurance segment provides life insurance, including permanent and term insurance, supplemental accident, and health insurance products; Medicare supplement insurance; and limited health insurance coverages, such as fixed indemnity and accident-only plans to individuals in rural areas. The company was formerly known as Unitrin, Inc. and changed its name to Kemper Corporation in August 2011. Kemper Corporation was founded in 1990 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

5,350 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/12/15
Founded in 1990

kemper corp (KMPR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President,...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $406.3K
Chief Investment Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $367.5K
Property & Casualty Group Executive
Total Annual Compensation: $461.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kemper corp (KMPR) Key Developments

James E. Annable Resigns as Member of Kemper Corporation's Board of Directors

Kemper Corporation notified by James E. Annable, a member of its Board of Directors, that he was resigning for personal reasons, effective May 11, 2015.

Kemper Corporation Seeks Acquisitions

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Don Southwell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kemper said, "we are very pleased to Alliance United join the Kemper team. Based on their track record and plans we view this acquisition as a better use of capital than share repurchases. This deal was the result of our monitoring and evaluating opportunities for strategic acquisitions and we continue this discipline going forward."

Kemper Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Announces Impairment Charges for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for 2015

Kemper Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company announced earned premiums were $431.3 million compared to $477.6 million for the same period a year ago. Net investment income was $70.6 million compared to $71.1 million for the same period a year ago. Total revenues were $499.2 million compared to $554.6 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $17.8 million compared to $51.9 million for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations were $13.5 million or $0.26 per basic and diluted share compared to $35.2 million or $0.63 per basic and diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $13.5 million or $0.26 per basic and diluted share compared to $35.1 million or $0.63 per basic and diluted share for the same period a year ago. Consolidated net operating income was $21.8 million compared to $31.5 million for the same period a year ago. Book value per share was $40.71 compared to $38.71 for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $29.0 million compared to $37.1 million for the same period a year ago. Purchases of fixed maturities were $92.3 million compared to $98.6 million for the same period a year ago. Acquisition of software was $2.9 million compared to $3.0 million for the same period a year ago. Rolling 12 months return on average shareholders equity (5-point average) was 4.4% compared to 9.4% for the same period a year ago. Consolidated net operating income per diluted share was $0.42 compared to $0.56 for the same period a year ago. For the first quarter ended March 31, 2015, the company announced net impairment losses recognized in earnings of $7.0 million compared to $0.8 million for the same period a year ago. The company expects Alliance United will generate more than $200 million of earned premiums for the company in 2015 and be accretive to 2015 earnings. The results of operations for interim periods should not be considered indicative of results to be expected for the full year.

 

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