Kemper Corporation ( KMPR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased KMPR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that KMPR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KMPR was $25.55, representing a -38.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $41.65 and a 2.73% increase over the 52 week low of $24.87.
KMPR is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and D/B/A Chubb Limited New ( CB ). KMPR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.8. Zacks Investment Research reports KMPR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 63.7%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.
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