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Last $19.41 USD
Change Today +0.04 / 0.21%
Volume 978.3K
KN On Other Exchanges
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Berlin
As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

knowles corp (KN) Snapshot

Open
$19.31
Previous Close
$19.37
Day High
$19.50
Day Low
$18.96
52 Week High
08/26/14 - $33.82
52 Week Low
02/18/15 - $17.09
Market Cap
1.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.2M
EPS TTM
$-0.47
Shares Outstanding
85.1M
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knowles corp (KN) Details

Knowles Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells products and components to the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, telecommunications infrastructure, military, aerospace, and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Mobile Consumer Electronics and Specialty Components. The Mobile Consumer Electronics segment designs and manufactures acoustic products, including microphones, speakers, receivers, and integrated modules for the handset, tablet, and other consumer electronic markets. The acoustic components comprise analog and digital microphones, micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones, surface mounted device microphones, multi-functional devices, ultrasonic sensors, and integrated audio sub-systems. The Specialty Components segment designs and manufactures electronic components used in medical and life science applications; and solutions and components used in communications infrastructure and various other markets. This segment offers transducer products used primarily in hearing aid applications in the commercial audiology markets; oscillator products primarily for the telecom infrastructure market; and capacitor products used in various applications, such as radio, radar, satellite, power supplies, transceivers, and medical implants for the defense, aerospace, telecommunication, and life sciences markets. The company sells its products to original equipment manufacturers; and to its contract manufacturers and suppliers, as well as through distributors worldwide. Knowles Corporation was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

13,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 2013

knowles corp (KN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $591.6K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $287.8K
Co-President of Specialty Components - Precis...
Total Annual Compensation: $513.1K
Co-President of Mobile Consumer Electronics -...
Total Annual Compensation: $380.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

knowles corp (KN) Key Developments

Knowles Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter Ending March 31, 2015

Knowles Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue was $286.1 million against $330.3 million a year ago. Operating loss were $3.7 million against earnings of $41.2 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $3.3 million against earnings of $35.2 million a year ago. Net loss earnings were $1.1 million or $0.01 per basic and diluted share against earnings of $32.9 million or $0.39 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted earnings before interest and income taxes were $17.6 million against $63.4 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net earnings were $11.9 million or $0.14 per basic and diluted share against $52.9 million or $0.62 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Capital spending in the quarter was approximately $16 million. For the quarter, cash flow from operating activities was $26 million and includes payments related to restructuring and production transfer cost of $9 million. For the year, the company reported revenue was $1,141.3 million against $1,214.8 million a year ago. Operating loss were $53.1 million against earnings of $143.8 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $55.1 million against earnings of $101.5 million a year ago. Net loss earnings were $87.0 million or $1.02 per basic and diluted share against earnings of $105.8 million or $1.24 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted earnings before interest and income taxes were $113.4 million against $222.3 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net earnings were $94.3 million or $1.10 per basic and diluted share against $165.8 million or $1.95 per basic and diluted share a year ago. For the quarter ending March 31, 2015, the company expects revenue in the range of $225 million to $245 million, Non-GAAP gross margin in the range of 25% to 27%, adjusted EBIT margin in the range of 1% to 4%, Non-GAAP EPS in the range of $0.01 to $0.07. First quarter of 2015 GAAP results are expected to include $10.8 million in amortization of intangibles, $7 million to $8 million in production transfer related costs, approximately $3.5 million in stock based compensation, approximately $2 million in restructuring costs, and related tax effects on these items. R&D spending in the quarter is expected to be approximately $23 million, up from fourth quarter, driven by a higher level of activity related to the integrated audio modules and intelligent audio solutions. The company is projecting adjusted EBIT margin to be between 1% and 4%, with a first quarter effective tax rate in the range of 13% to 15%. For the first quarter, the company expects cash flow from operating activities to be between $5 million and $15 million.

Knowles Corporation to Report Q4, 2014 Results on Feb 12, 2015

Knowles Corporation announced that they will report Q4, 2014 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Feb 12, 2015

Knowles Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 12, 2015

Knowles Corporation, Q4 2014 Earnings Call, Feb 12, 2015

 

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