Knowles Corporation (KN): Price and Financial Metrics

Knowles Corporation (KN): $20.08

-0.04 (-0.20%)

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KN POWR Grades

  • Growth is the dimension where KN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.01% of US stocks.
  • KN's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • KN's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 30.42% of US stocks).

KN Stock Summary

  • KN's current price/earnings ratio is 63.47, which is higher than 85.67% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • KN's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of just 16.61% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -33.66%, Knowles Corp's debt growth rate surpasses merely 14.5% of about US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Knowles Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be KTOS, EXEL, DIOD, LAWS, and CPRX.
  • KN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Knowles Corp's official web site, go to

KN Valuation Summary

  • KN's price/sales ratio is 2.2; this is 58.49% lower than that of the median Technology stock.
  • Over the past 90 months, KN's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.
  • Over the past 90 months, KN's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KN 2021-06-25 2.3 1.4 64.9 34.2
KN 2020-04-13 1.6 1.0 27.3 18.1
KN 2019-07-08 2.0 1.3 24.9 23.0
KN 2019-01-23 1.7 1.1 17.0 9.7
KN 2016-09-13 1.3 1.2 -4.8 -6.2
KN 2015-12-29 1.1 1.0 -25.3 -42.4

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 $24.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.69 (Moderate Buy)

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KN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $20.08 52-week high $22.11
Prev. close $20.12 52-week low $14.03
Day low $19.92 Volume 570,300
Day high $20.26 Avg. volume 701,696
50-day MA $19.76 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $19.39 Market Cap 1.85B

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.

KN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$20.08$86.97 330%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Knowles Corp ranked in the 81th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Knowles Corp, consider:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.19 years, is 0.55% -- higher than 81.2% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • 91% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 72.86% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • As a business, Knowles Corp experienced a tax rate of about 14% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Technology), this tax rate is higher than 59.82% of stocks generating free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest KN News From Around the Web

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

KN vs. VCRA: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now?

KN vs. VCRA: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | August 2, 2021

Knowles (KN) Beats Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q2

Knowles' (KN) second-quarter 2021 results reflect strong demand across its Audio and Precision Devices segments.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Knowles Corp (KN) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

With that said, here with opening remarks is Knowles' Vice President of Investor Relations, Mike Knapp. Forward-looking statements in this call will include comments about demand for company products, anticipated trends in company,s sales, expenses and profits, and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.

Yahoo | July 29, 2021

Knowles (KN) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Knowles (KN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 19.23% and 2.25%, respectively, for the quarter ended June 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

Knowles Reports Q2 2021 Financial Results and Provides Outlook for Q3 2021

ITASCA, Ill., July 28, 2021--Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic microphones, speakers, audio processing, and precision device solutions, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Yahoo | July 28, 2021

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KN Price Returns

1-mo 2.19%
3-mo -1.95%
6-mo -2.52%
1-year 25.81%
3-year 12.75%
5-year 45.09%
YTD 8.95%
2020 -12.86%
2019 58.90%
2018 -9.21%
2017 -12.27%
2016 25.36%

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Knowles Corp (KN) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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