Knowles Corporation (KN): Price and Financial Metrics

Knowles Corporation (KN): $14.86

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KN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.86 52-week high $20.25
Prev. close $14.66 52-week low $11.57
Day low $14.64 Volume 501,000
Day high $14.94 Avg. volume 647,241
50-day MA $16.07 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $16.85 Market Cap 1.35B

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KN POWR Grades

  • Sentiment is the dimension where KN ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 86.73% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KN is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • KN's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 24.73% 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; just 13.39% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -38.28%, KNOWLES CORP's debt growth rate surpasses just 8.01% of about US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that KN's revenue has grown -19.16% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of merely 13.04% of US companies in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to KNOWLES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be DM, NLST, REKR, UPLD, and CELU.
  • Visit KN's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

KN Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Technology stock, KN's price/sales ratio is 20.83% lower, now standing at 1.9.
  • KN's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 117 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KN.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KN 2023-09-22 1.9 1.3 -6.8 -6.5
KN 2023-09-21 1.9 1.4 -6.8 -6.6
KN 2023-09-20 2.0 1.4 -7.0 -6.7
KN 2023-09-19 2.0 1.4 -7.0 -6.8
KN 2023-09-18 2.0 1.4 -7.0 -6.7
KN 2023-09-15 1.9 1.3 -6.6 -6.4

KN Growth Metrics

    The 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 133.49%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -65.7%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 7.19%.
Over the past 15 months, KN's revenue has gone down $112,300,000.

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
2022-12-31 764.7 86.3 -430.1
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

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)

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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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.

Knowles Corp (KN): A Deep Dive into Its Performance Metrics

Unraveling the Factors That May Limit Future Outperformance

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Knowles (KN): A Hidden Gem in the Market?

Unveiling the Intrinsic Value of Knowles Corp (KN)

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Knowles Announces Next Phase of Transformation to an Industrial Technology Company

ITASCA, Ill. & LIBERTY, S.C., September 18, 2023--Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) ("Knowles" or the "Company"), a leading global supplier of high performance components and solutions, including ceramic capacitors and radio frequency ("RF") filters, advanced medtech microphones and balanced armature speakers and audio solutions, today announced strategic actions to accelerate its transformation to an industrial technology company focused on higher growth and higher value opportunities.

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Knowles (NYSE:KN) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. Ideally, a business will show two...

Yahoo | September 10, 2023

Knowles Precision Devices introduces a medical-grade capacitor catalog for implantable device applications

Knowles Precision Devices, a division of Knowles Corporation, recently introduced the MD Series, a range of medical-grade capacitors for implantable designs. The MD Series encompasses C0G, X7R and X5R monolithic ceramic chips.

Yahoo | August 30, 2023

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KN Price Returns

1-mo -7.13%
3-mo -17.72%
6-mo -12.59%
1-year 18.98%
3-year -1.20%
5-year -10.59%
YTD -9.50%
2022 -29.68%
2021 26.70%
2020 -12.86%
2019 58.90%
2018 -9.21%

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