KEMET Corp. declined in the Previous Trading Session with the Change of -5.11%

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KEMET Corp. (KEM) belongs to the “Technology” sector with an industry focus on “Diversified Electronics”, with Hon. Per-Olof  Loof as CEO & Director.

The company has been one of the biggest innovators in “Diversified Electronics” employing approximately 15000 full time employees.

Key Statistics:

  • The stock subtracted in the prior trading session by -5.11%, closing at the stock price of $21.89.
  • Currently, the market capitalization of KEMET Corp. (KEM) is 1.04 Billion.
  • KEM has a 1-year high price of $ 24.64 and 1-year low price of $3.25.
  • The number of shares currently held by investors is 47.69 Million.
  • The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 5.99 Million.

Financials:

The company reported an impressive total revenue of 757.79 Million in the last fiscal year.

If you look at the company’s income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, KEM earned gross profit of 159.51 Million, in 2015 163.28 Million gross profit, while in 2016 KEMET Corp. (KEM) produced 186.11 Million profit.

Currently the shares of KEMET Corp. (KEM) has a trading volume of 5.99 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 2860 shares – with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $3.25, and the company’s shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 24.64.

Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Down in the future.

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for KEMET Corp. the EPS stands at 0.33 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be 0.2, suggesting the stock exceeded the analysts’ expectations.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio.

Currently the P/E of KEMET Corp. stands at 4.78. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of KEMET Corp. (KEM) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that KEMET Corp. (KEM) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued.

The TTM operating margin is 22.3%. The return on invested capital at 5.6%, which is good, compared to its peers.

The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 17.29%, which means that the business has healthy reserve funds for contingencies that may arise.

Stock is currently moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 83.81%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 230.17% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.

The stock grew about 89% in the past 5 years, this positive value indicates that the stock constantly performed well in previous years as well.

Future Expectations:

The target price for KEMET Corp. (KEM) is $19.88/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.44/share for the current quarter.

The company’s expected revenue in the current quarter to be 297.98 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 238.5%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 12%.