Knowles Corporation (KN): Price and Financial Metrics

Knowles Corporation (KN): $16.57

0.18 (+1.10%)

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KN POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where KN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.04% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KN is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 26 weeks.
  • KN's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 10.11% of US stocks).

KN Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of KNOWLES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 13.09% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -51.69%, KNOWLES CORP's debt growth rate surpasses merely 5.2% of about US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, KNOWLES CORP is reporting a growth rate of -244.92%; that's higher than just 6.46% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to KNOWLES CORP are REKR, INPX, GAN, NVTA, and CRNC.
  • KN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit KNOWLES CORP's official web site, go to

KN Valuation Summary

  • KN's EV/EBIT ratio is -9.3; this is 149.6% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • KN's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 31.1 over the prior 107 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KN 2022-12-06 1.9 1.3 -11.5 -9.3
KN 2022-12-05 1.9 1.3 -11.6 -9.3
KN 2022-12-02 1.8 1.3 -11.4 -9.2
KN 2022-12-01 1.8 1.2 -11.3 -9.1
KN 2022-11-30 1.8 1.2 -11.0 -8.8
KN 2022-11-29 1.7 1.1 -10.4 -8.4

KN Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 25.49%.
  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at -1.69%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -65.7%.
KN's revenue has moved down $57,400,000 over the prior 70 months.

The table below shows KN's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 801.9 105 -129.5
2022-06-30 856.7 141.5 -104.5
2022-03-31 868.5 143.2 156
2021-12-31 868.1 182.1 150.4
2021-09-30 877 192.1 87.4
2021-06-30 849.8 164.1 65.3

KN's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KN has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 67.51% of graded US stocks.
  • KN's asset turnover comes in at 0.521 -- ranking 18th of 21 Recreation stocks.
  • FNKO, CLAR, and ESCA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KN.

The table below shows KN's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.521 0.400 0.274
2021-06-30 0.509 0.387 0.193
2021-03-31 0.480 0.365 0.105
2020-12-31 0.456 0.355 0.053
2020-09-30 0.450 0.356 0.039
2020-06-30 0.472 0.366 0.073

KN Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KN, see our KN price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $24.83 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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KN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $16.57 52-week high $23.81
Prev. close $16.39 52-week low $11.57
Day low $16.27 Volume 1,043,200
Day high $16.61 Avg. volume 941,486
50-day MA $13.81 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $17.14 Market Cap 1.51B

Knowles Corporation (KN) Company Bio

Knowles Corporation is a supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components serving the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, military, aerospace and industrial markets. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Itasca, Illinois.

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Below are the latest news stories about KNOWLES CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KN as an investment opportunity.

Bernzott Capital on Knowles Corp. (KN): “We Reduced the Position”

Bernzott Capital Advisors, an investment management firm, published its “US Small Cap Value Fund” third-quarter 2022 investor letter – a copy of which can be downloaded here. During the third quarter of the year, the portfolio fell –9.48% (net), below the R2000V’s decline of –4.6% and the R2500V’s decline of –4.5%. Try to spare some […]

Yahoo | November 24, 2022

Knowles (KN) Realigns Segments for Improved Transparency

The new business segments of Knowles (KN) are likely to better align with its corporate strategy and will take shape in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Knowles Announces Changes to Segment Names and Reporting Structure

ITASCA, Ill., November 16, 2022--Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio solutions, and high performance capacitors and radio frequency ("RF") products, today announces a new segment reporting structure that will provide enhanced transparency into the company’s performance. In addition, this change better aligns with Knowles’ strategy and how management reviews its financial results to drive

Yahoo | November 16, 2022

Knowles Corporation – Consensus Indicates Potential 27.8% Upside

Knowles Corporation with ticker code (KN) now have 5 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Buy''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 24 and 14 with a mean TP of 18. With the stocks previous close at 14.09 this would imply there is a potential upside of 27.8%. The 50 day MA is 13.12 and the 200 moving average now moves to 17.72. The market capitalisation for the company is $1,276m. Company Website: [stock_market_widget type="chart" template="basic" color="green" assets="KN" range="6mo" interval="1d" axes="true" cursor="true" api="yf"] The potential market cap would be $1,630m based on the market concensus. Knowles Corporation offers micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, aud...

DirectorsTalk | November 10, 2022

Knowles Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: EPS Beats Expectations

Knowles ( NYSE:KN ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$178.2m (down 24% from 3Q 2021). Net...

Yahoo | November 8, 2022

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KN Price Returns

1-mo 17.27%
3-mo 20.95%
6-mo -10.58%
1-year -24.10%
3-year -24.61%
5-year 13.57%
YTD -29.04%
2021 26.70%
2020 -12.86%
2019 58.90%
2018 -9.21%
2017 -12.27%

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