Knowles Corporation (NYSE:KN) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of 0.32% or $0.05 shares. The trading starts at $15.83 and closed at $15.71 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $15.715 and day high was $16.00 on Tuesday, June 23. After the session, the Technology sector daily volume shifted to 0.36 million while its average volume is 851.63K. In other hand, the KN market cap reached to $1.47B. While, its current target price is $15.76 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -2.54% and up 9.22% for month. Its quarterly performance was 19.12% above, while its half year performance is down -27.07%. KN yearly performance stood at negative -7.29% and fall -25.48% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Knowles Corporation is 2.30.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. KN EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.42. EPS for this year is -4.70%, while for the next year its value is 1.12. Sales growth for the current quarter is 2.53 while its EPS Q/Q reached -367.60%. It has an EPS of -17.70% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 15.00%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on KN for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 5 of 9 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 1 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 2 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $14.00-$22.00. Average target price for KN was reached at $18.38.
Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP are the top three holders in Knowles Corporation (KN) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 12.54 million shares which valued 167.77 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 9.81 million shares which valued at 131.2 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has a total of 7.08 million shares which valued at 94.74 million. In the end, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP have 7.74% shares outstanding of Knowles Corporation (KN) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.40%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.42. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.01, while 0.22 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for KN published in the report was -0.01-0.05 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.22 which is higher than 0.03 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for KN fall -13.69% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 4.88% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -0.29%. The moving average value for Knowles Corporation (KN) is 16.85 and 15.06 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in KN stock. On Feb 11, Jankov Ronald Steven, Director, bought 5,900 trading shares at the cost of $16.98, which valued at 0.1 million. On Feb 06, HIRSCH DIDIER, Director, bought 3,000 shares at the cost of $16.14, with total shares of 78,079. On Nov 06, Anderson John S., Senior VP & CFO, sold 8,000 shares at the cost of 22.41. After this transaction, Anderson John S. total shares reached to 68,812 which valued at 0.18 million.