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Last $19.48 USD
Change Today +0.11 / 0.57%
Volume 541.6K
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knowles corp (KN) Snapshot

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$19.28
Previous Close
$19.37
Day High
$19.60
Day Low
$19.25
52 Week High
08/26/14 - $33.82
52 Week Low
02/18/15 - $17.09
Market Cap
1.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
981.6K
EPS TTM
$-0.76
Shares Outstanding
85.1M
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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

Audience, Inc., Knowles Corporation, Orange Subsidiary, Inc. - M&A Call

To discuss the plan of merger of Knowles Corporation, Orange Subsidiary, Inc. and Audience, Inc

Knowles Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earning Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015; Provides Tax Rate Guidance for Fiscal 2015

Knowles Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenue was $238.6 million compared with $273.4 million reported in the same period one year ago. Net loss was $15.8 million compared with net earnings were $7.6 million reported in the same period one year ago. Non-GAAP net earnings were $4.9 million compared with $27.5 million reported in the same period one year ago. Loss before interest and income taxes were $9.9 million compared with earnings before interest and income taxes were $10.8 million in the year ago period. Adjusted earnings before interest and income taxes were $8.6 million compared with $32.1 million reported in the same period one year ago. LPS was $0.19 per diluted share compared with EPS was $0.09 per diluted share in the year ago period. Non-GAAP EPS for the first quarter of 2014 was $0.06 per diluted share compared with $0.32 in the year ago period. Loss before income taxes was $12.3 million compared to earnings before income taxes were $10.1 million for the same period last year. Operating loss was $11.8 million compared to operating earnings was $11.2 million for the same period last year. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expects revenue to be in the range of $240 million to $260 million, gross margin to be in the range of 25% to 27%, earnings per share to be in the range of $0.03 to $0.09. R&D spending in the quarter is expected to be nearly $24 million, up $4 million or 20% from first quarter driven by a higher level of activity related to intelligent audio solutions and other new product development activities. The company projecting adjusted EBIT margin to be between 3% and 5% in the second quarter. For the second quarter, the company expects cash flow from operating activities to be between $10 million and $20 million and include restructuring and production transfer payments of $9 million. For the full year, the company expects R&D to be in the range of 8% to 8.5% of sales.

Knowles Corporation to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Apr 23, 2015

Knowles Corporation announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 3:00 PM, Central Standard Time on Apr 23, 2015

 

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