KEMET Corporation (KEM): Analyzing Basic Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) have moved within the range of $4.32 to $27.35. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $16.74, which is 38.79% higher than its 52-week high.

KEMET Corporation (KEM) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -12.40%, and a 50-day SMA of -21.56%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $962.38 million.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Measuring Wall Street analysts’ average enthusiasm for a specific stock is critical when considering a potential investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for KEMET Corporation (KEM) is Outperform.

Publicly-traded companies normally report earnings and revenue figures that are either above or below the average Wall Street projection. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, KEMET Corporation (KEM) delivered a 0.99% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.3 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.3 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter KEMET Corporation (KEM) delivered a 0.74% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.45 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.45 per share.

Ownership at KEMET Corporation (KEM), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can gain important insight by taking a look at institutional ownership, as detailed in public companies’ latest 13F filings. KEMET Corporation (KEM) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 71.14% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $0.65 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from KEMET Corporation (KEM), there were 63 new positions totaling 2,952,085 shares of the company’s stock. There were 20 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 2,178,001 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Analyzing the average trade volume of a publicly-traded company’s stock – in the short, medium and long terms – is helpful for gaining insight into trading activity and general investor sentiment. KEMET Corporation (KEM) has had a 20-day average volume of 3,339,545 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,819,824 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 2,254,834 shares with 33% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.