Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Can’t Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

January 23, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

 Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Can't Be Less Risky. Short Interest Decreased

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.45, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Kemper Corporation shares while 38 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 29.30 million shares or 3.42% more from 28.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Ubs Asset Americas Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). 205,102 were accumulated by Principal Grp Incorporated. Federated Invsts Incorporated Pa holds 0% or 21,742 shares. Moreover, Comml Bank Of New York Mellon Corp has 0.01% invested in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 593,657 shares. Metropolitan Life Co invested in 70,297 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 100,000 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Weaver C Barksdale Assoc holds 0.02% or 274 shares in its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 0% invested in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 32,619 shares. Confluence Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). Ameritas Inv Prtn holds 18,091 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 17,416 shares. The North Carolina-based Carroll Fincl Incorporated has invested 0% in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). Natixis has 8,213 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Northern Trust has invested 0.01% in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR).

The stock of Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) registered a decrease of 2.4% in short interest. KMPR’s total short interest was 793,800 shares in January as published by FINRA. Its down 2.4% from 813,300 shares, reported previously. With 154,600 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 5 days to cover their KMPR’s short positions. The short interest to Kemper Corporation’s float is 1.63%.

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $69.35. About 161,278 shares traded. Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) has risen 19.78% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.08% the S&P500.

Kemper Corporation, a diversified insurance holding company, provides property and casualty, and life and health insurance to individuals and businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.57 billion. The companyÂ’s Property & Casualty Insurance segment provides automobile, homeowners, renters, fire, umbrella, and other types of property and casualty insurance to individuals; and commercial automobile insurance to businesses. It has a 31.27 P/E ratio. This segment distributes its products through independent agents and brokers.

Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Kemper Corp (NYSE:KMPR), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Kemper Corp had 5 analyst reports since February 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, August 3. Janney Capital downgraded Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) on Wednesday, August 10 to “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, May 9, the company rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was initiated by Janney Capital on Tuesday, April 5 with “Buy”. On Thursday, February 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy”.

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