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Kemet (KEM) Company Profile

Updated Dec 2, 2019
Kemet has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Kemet Corporation
Short Name:Kemet
Trading Ticker Symbol:KEM
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:South Carolina, SC
Primary Industry Sector:Capital Goods
Seconday Sub-sector:Electrical Products
Main Business Areas: Capital Goods, Electrical Products, Technology, Electronic Components
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Kemet

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Kemet as of writing:
Current Share Price:$26.7
Previous Year's Closing Price:$17.54
Percentage Price Change (YTD):52.22%
Market Cap:$1.55 billion
52-week Price Range:$15.55 - $27.61
Dividend Per Share:$0.2
EPS (TTM):2.7
Price-Earnings (Trailing):9.89
Price-Earnings (Forward):13.55

Company Profile and Business Description for Kemet

KEMET Corporation (KEMET), incorporated on July 9, 1990, is a manufacturer of passive electronic components. The Company operates in two segments: Solid Capacitors, and Film and Electrolytic. The Company offers multilayer ceramic, solid and electrolytic aluminum and film capacitors. The Company's product offerings include surface mount, which are attached directly to the circuit board; leaded capacitors, which are attached to the circuit board using lead wires, and chassis-mount and other pin-through-hole board-mount capacitors, which utilize attachment methods, such as screw terminal and snap-in.

The Company's product line consists of various part configurations distinguished by various attributes, such as dielectric (or insulating) material, configuration, encapsulation, capacitance (at various tolerances), voltage, performance characteristics and packaging. The Company sells its products to a range of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), including computer, communications, automotive, military, consumer, industrial and aerospace industries. The Company also sells its products to electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers, which also serve OEMs in these industries. In Asia-Pacific, KEMET manufactures tantalum and aluminum polymer and electrolytic products in China. In Europe, the Company has manufacturing locations in Bulgaria, Finland, Italy, Macedonia, Portugal and Sweden. In addition, it also operates product innovation centers in the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany and Sweden.

Solid Capacitors Business Group

Solid Capacitors operates approximately nine capacitor manufacturing sites in the United States, Mexico and China, and a product innovation center in the United States. The Solid Capacitors segment primarily produces tantalum, aluminum, polymer and ceramic capacitors. Solid Capacitors also produces tantalum powder used in the production of tantalum capacitors. It offers tantalum products to a range of customers, including computing, telecommunications, consumer, medical, military, automotive and general industries. The Company's ceramic product line offers a line of multilayer ceramic capacitors in a range of sizes and configurations. The Company offers ceramic products to medical, industrial, defense, aerospace, computing, telecommunications, automotive and general industries.

Film and Electrolytic Business Group

The Company's Film and Electrolytic Business Group produces film, paper and wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors. It also designs and produces EMI Filters. EMI filters consist of capacitive and inductive elements that reduce electromagnetic disturbance in the frequency range desired. In addition, the Company produces capacitor grade aluminum foils utilized as a core component in the manufacture of electrolytic capacitors. The Film and Electrolytic segment primarily serves the industrial and automotive markets. The Company operates approximately 10 film and electrolytic manufacturing sites throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.

The Company competes with AVX Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Littelfuse, Inc., Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Samsung, Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd., TDK-EPC Corporation, WIMA GmbH & Co., KG and Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.

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