Stock Price of Kemet Corporation (KEM) Increases 10.58%

Stock price performance of Kemet Corporation is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. In this case, The stock price has rallied 84.04% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 133.33% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 468.12% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Kemet Corporation has a positive value of 243.52 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.04% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 15.54%.The 200 Day SMA reached 83.05%

Based on the Stock Research KEMET Corporation Relative Strength Index signal is in over bought territory with a range of 73.58. Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has climbed 10.58% in the past week and advanced 23.47% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 10.45% and the outperformance has advanced to 22.37% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2016, William M Jr Lowe (CFO) purchased 10,000 shares at 1.51 per share price.On Aug 26, 2015, Joseph Vincent Borruso (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 1.64 per share price.On Aug 13, 2015, Robert G Paul (director) purchased 5,000 shares at 1.99 per share price.

KEMET Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 2, 2017. The company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.08. The company had revenue of $188.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $183.85 million. The companys revenue was up 6.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 EPS.

Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Kemet Corporation (NYSE:KEM) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $7.35 and hit $7.91 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $7.84, with a gain of 6.09% or 0.45 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,497,289 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $7.91 and the company has a market cap of $363 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $1.28 .

KEMET Corporation and its subsidiaries is the worlds largest manufacturer of solid tantalum capacitors and and one of the worlds largest manufacturer of multilayer ceramic capacitors. According to industry sources, tantalum and ceramic capacitors are the two fastest growing sectors of the United States capacitor industry. Capacitors are electronic components that store, filter and regulate electrical energy and current flow and are one of the essential passive components used on circuit boards.

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