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Insider Bets Paying Off At KN As New 52-Week High Reached

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Knowles Corp (Symbol: KN) touched a new 52-week high of $17.43/share. That's a 59.18% rise, or $6.48 per share from the 52-week low of $10.95 set back on 04/24/2018. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased KN stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, KN has seen 3 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
02/01/2018 Michael S. Polacek President, Intelligent Audio 975 $15.21 $14,829.75
02/12/2018 Didier Hirsch Director 2,000 $13.40 $26,800.00
02/16/2018 Didier Hirsch Director 3,000 $14.45 $43,335.00
03/01/2018 Michael S. Polacek President, Intelligent Audio 1,027 $14.44 $14,829.88
04/02/2018 Michael S. Polacek President, Intelligent Audio 1,178 $12.36 $14,560.08
05/01/2018 Michael S. Polacek President, Intelligent Audio 1,160 $12.80 $14,848.00
05/01/2018 Jeffrey Niew President & CEO 2,500 $12.37 $30,923.36
05/01/2018 Didier Hirsch Director 7,000 $12.69 $88,800.00
06/01/2018 Michael S. Polacek President, Intelligent Audio 1,020 $14.58 $14,871.60

The chart below shows where KN has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

Knowles Corp Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Wednesday, KN shares are changing hands at $17.37/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.

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