Kemper Corp. (DE) (KMPR) experienced unusually high volume on Feb. 05, as the stock lost 18.56% to a closing price of $26.33. The stock saw 270,494 shares trade hands over the course of the day on 2,624 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 140,387 shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.
Kemper Corp. (DE) has a P/B ratio of 0.67. It also has a P/E ratio of 11.9. The stock has traded between $41.65 and $31.31 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $36.86, and its 200-day SMA $36.92.
Kemper Corp through its subsidiaries, provides automobile, homeowners, life, health, and other insurance products to individuals and businesses. It conducts its operations through two segments: Property & Casualty Insurance and Life & Health Insurance.
Headquartered in Chicago, IL, Kemper Corp. (DE) has 5,350 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Joseph P. Lacher.
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