Kemet is a supplier of electronic components. The Company produces capacitors, such as tantalum, aluminum, multilayer ceramic, film, paper, polymer electrolytic, and supercapacitors. Kemet also manufactures a variety of electronic components such as AC line filters, EMI cores and filters, flex suppressors, relays, metal composite inductors, ferrite products, and transformers/magnetics. The product line consists of distinct part configurations distinguished by various attributes, such as dielectric (or insulating) material, configuration, encapsulation, capacitance (at various tolerances), voltage, performance characteristics, and packaging.

Simpsonville, US
Size (employees)
14,900 (est)
Kemet was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, US
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Kemet Office Locations

Kemet has an office in Simpsonville, Evora, Suzhou, Greenwood Village and in 10 other locations
Simpsonville, US (HQ)
2835 Kemet Way
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Kemet Financials and Metrics

Kemet Financials

Kemet's revenue was reported to be $757.79 m in FY, 2017 which is a 3.1% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

757.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Market capitalization (5-Feb-2018)

142.6 m

Cash (5-Mar-2018)

284.2 m


(121.2 m)
Kemet's current market capitalization is $142.6 m.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


823.2 m734.8 m757.8 m

Revenue growth, %

USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


212.7 m207.3 m212.9 m215.3 m201.3 m188 b186.1 m177.2 m184.9 m187.3 m188 m274 m301.5 m881.9 m

Cost of goods sold

182.5 m169.7 m179.9 m169.5 m156.8 m148 b143.3 m138.4 m142.4 m140.9 m140.7 m197.3 m216.4 m629.9 m

Gross profit

30.2 m37.7 m33 m45.8 m44.5 m40 b42.8 m38.7 m42.5 m46.4 m47.3 m76.7 m85.1 m252 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


57.9 m56.4 m65 m109.8 m

Accounts Receivable

98.9 m90.9 m93.2 m92.5 m


148 m

Current Assets

400.6 m371.3 m352.5 m379 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


57.7 m55.6 m58.4 m51.6 m55.6 m31.1 m37.3 m43.2 m52.9 m74.8 m87.4 m225.6 m253.7 m284.2 m

Accounts Receivable

103.4 m93.5 m100.6 m95.6 m92.5 m96.1 m93.1 m89.3 m89.1 m88.1 m82.5 m137.6 m139 m140.2 m


208.8 m200.9 m189.4 m188.8 m187.6 m183.5 m183.7 m175.1 m167.9 m165 m154.5 m192 m200.2 m201.1 m

Current Assets

417.1 m403.8 m396.9 m382.8 m381.2 m366 m365.4 m348.3 m340.9 m358.8 m348.4 m607 m639.2 m664 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(68.5 m)(14.1 m)(53.6 m)48 m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.5 m40.8 m39 m37.3 m


14.9 m8.6 m3.3 m16.8 m

Accounts Payable

(2.1 m)(2.9 m)(6 m)6.2 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q3, 2018

Net Income

(13.1 m)(5.8 m)(3.5 m)6.3 m70 (810 )160 (190 )(5 m)12.3 m252.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

19.2 m28.9 m36.7 m

Accounts Payable

83.6 m72.6 m62.1 m76.8 m70.1 m63.7 m66.8 m64.1 m62.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.9 m)(557 k)82.7 m
USDY, 2017


-1.5 x


-2.3 x


60.2 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Kemet Operating Metrics

Kemet's Units Shipped was reported to be 26 b in Q3, 2015.
Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Nov, 2016Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Manufacturing Facilities

21 21 20 21 17

New Product Launches

276 1.31 k1.83 k2.85 k925 22.01 k22.57 k23.29 k1.81 k5.85 k11.54 k12.62 k

Patents (US)

127 124 135

Patents (foreign)

47 47 66
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Kemet News and Updates

Kemet Forms a Joint Venture to Expand Manufacturing Presence in China

The company will use a domestic manufacturer to build film and electrolytic capacitors
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