KEMET Corporation is a global supplier of electronic components. Its product line consists of multilayer ceramic, tantalum, film and aluminum capacitors, and electro-magnetic compatible devices, sensors, and actuators. The company also manufactures surface mounts, leaded capacitors, and chassis-mount and other pin-through-hole board-mount capacitors.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyYageo
HQFort Lauderdale, FL, US
Founded1919
Websitekemet.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
KEMET was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

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Key People/Management at KEMET

William Lowe

William Lowe

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Gregory Thompson

Gregory Thompson

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chuck Meeks

Chuck Meeks

Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer
Jamie Assaf

Jamie Assaf

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Susan Barkal

Susan Barkal

Senior Vice President of Quality, Chief Compliance Officer, Global Supply Chain and Chief of Staff
Tim Herring

Tim Herring

Senior Vice President - Chief Digital Officer
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KEMET Office Locations

KEMET has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Grapevine, Milpitas, Novi and in 15 other locations
Fort Lauderdale, FL, US (HQ)
1 E Broward Blvd 2nd Floor
Grapevine, TX, US
2451 Stone Myers Pkwy #400
Milpitas, CA, US
880 N McCarthy Blvd #210
Novi, MI, US
39555 Orchard Hill Pl #600
Simpsonville, SC, US
2835 Kemet Way
Wilmington, MA, US
340 Fordham Rd
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KEMET Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1919
KEMET is a subsidiary of Yageo

KEMET Revenue

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KEMET's revenue was reported to be $1.26 b in FY, 2020 which is a 8.8% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.4b1.3b

Revenue growth, %

58%15%(9%)

Cost of goods sold

859.5m924.3m840.1m

Gross profit

340.4m458.5m420.5m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

274.0m301.5m306.4m327.6m349.2m350.2m345.2m327.4m294.7m

Cost of goods sold

197.3m216.4m213.9m232.8m235.7m226.4m223.6m213.7m201.6m

Gross profit

76.7m85.1m92.5m94.8m113.6m123.8m121.6m113.7m93.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%28%30%29%33%35%35%35%32%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

286.8m207.9m222.4m

Accounts Receivable

144.1m154.1m144.7m

Prepaid Expenses

41.2m38.9m36.1m

Inventories

204.4m241.1m243.2m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

254.5m206.6m41.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.8m52.6m62.8m

Inventories

(13.8m)(42.8m)(3.4m)

Accounts Payable

(16.1m)7.7m(41.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

220.6m233.5m252.1m35.2m72.4m113.2m40.3m25.1m41.7m

Depreciation and Amortization

12.2m25.6m36.7m13.1m25.6m38.4m14.3m29.4m45.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

10.3m40.1m82.7m(15.8m)33.0m82.7m33.7m51.7m90.7m

Capital Expenditures

(7.3m)(17.8m)(30.9m)(16.0m)(40.5m)(77.6m)(37.1m)(73.4m)(104.1m)
USDQ1, 2018

Revenue/Employee

18.3k

Debt/Equity

0.9 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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KEMET Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020

New Product Launches

12.62 k6.96 k9.12 k13.87 k42.72 k15.83 k16.78 k17.36 k31.9 k9598.99 k11.75 k13.23 k

New Products Introduced

1.4 k1876707411.08 k831422603362594987361.36 k

Manufacturing Space, sq. ft.

3 m4.8 m4.9 m4.7 m

Manufacturing Facilities

18232324242424242322222121
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KEMET Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
TOKIN CorporationMarch 31, 2017
IntellidataApril 01, 2015
KEMET Blue Powder CorporationFebruary 07, 2012
ArcotronicsAugust 13, 2007$23 m
Evox Rifa Group OyjApril 04, 2007
Evox Rifa Pte Ltd.
KEMET de Mexico, S.A. de C.V.
KEMET Electronics AB
KEMET Electronics Asia Limited
KEMET Electronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.
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KEMET Revenue Breakdown

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KEMET revenue breakdown by business segment: 45.5% from Solid Capacitors, 9.0% from Film and Electrolytic and 45.5% from MSA

KEMET revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 6.9% from Japan , 8.0% from China , 8.6% from Hong Kong, 10.9% from United States, 44.6% from Other Countries and 21.0% from Other

KEMET Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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KEMET Online and Social Media Presence

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KEMET News and Updates

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Dublin, April 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Metal Terminal MLCC Market: Trends, Forecast and Competitive Analysis" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The future of the metal terminal MLCC market looks promising with opportunities in the automotive, industrial, military…

Taiwan's Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Taiwanese electronic component company Yageo Corp plans to acquire U.S. rival Kemet Corp in a $1.8 billion deal aimed at expanding its global footprint, the two companies said.

UPDATE 1-Taiwan's Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Taiwanese electronic component company Yageo Corp plans to acquire U.S. rival Kemet Corp in a $1.8 billion deal aimed at expanding its global footprint, the two companies said.

Kemet stock rallies on Yageo's $1.8 billion buyout offer

Kemet Corp. shares rallied in the extended session Monday following an announcement that Taiwan's Yageo Corp. would acquire the electronics-components supplier company for $1.8 billion in cash. Kemet shares surged 13% after hours, following a 2.1% decline to close the regular session at $23.02. Ya…

Taiwan's tech firm Yageo to buy rival Kemet in $1.8 billion deal

Taiwan's technology company Yageo Corp said on Monday it would acquire rival electronic component maker Kemet Corp in a deal valued at $1.8 billion to expand its global footprint.

Kemet CEO resigns following investigation into personal relationship with employee

Electronics component maker Kemet Corp. said Chief Executive Per-Olof Loof has resigned, following an investigation into a consensual personal relationship with an employee, and "related actions which were inconsistent with the company's policies." The stock is still inactive in premarket trade. Th…
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KEMET Blogs

Webinar | Capacitor Bank Design in High Power Density Applications

Capacitor Bank Design in High Power Density Applications The size of electronics is shrinking, yet power demands remain the same in spite of size reductions. How do you cram a lot of capacitance in high-power-density applications? Answer: you break down the capacitance requirement into banks of se…

KEMET Releases New Tantalum Polymer Capacitors for Applications Requiring High Capacitance and High Voltage

KEMET Releases New Tantalum Polymer Capacitors for Applications Requiring High Capacitance and High Voltage Content Import Thu, 08/06/2020 - 08:45 KEMET Releases New Tantalum Polymer Capacitors for Applications Requiring High Capacitance and High Voltage August 6, 2020 …

Developments in Electrolytic Capacitors and Supercapacitors for Energy Harvesting

Capacitors developed for energy-harvesting applications bring improvements to equipment of all types and sizes, from directly powered IoT devices to grid-connected generators. Introduction: Nothing New Under the Sun? Ambient energy has been present in Earth’s ecosystem since the beginning of time. H…

Aluminum Rectangular Electrolytics

Aluminum electrolytics come in a variety of sizes and terminations, but one thing most of them have in common is their cylindrical shape.  This shape limits the CV possible when low profile electronic components are a requirement without utilizing multiple capacitors. The ALR81 and ALR91 series are …

Webinar | Optimizing Load Transients in Regulators

Optimizing Load Transients in Regulators The job of voltage regulators is to maintain a constant voltage regardless of the amount of load. The amount of time it takes for a regulator to adjust to changing loads is largely determined by the passive components that enable the circuit operation. In t…

KEMET Introduces Three New Series of Film Capacitors for Rapidly Expanding Green Energy and Automotive Applications

KEMET Introduces Three New Series of Film Capacitors for Rapidly Expanding Green Energy and Automotive Applications Matthew.Callan… Wed, 07/15/2020 - 16:40 KEMET Introduces Three New Series of Film Capacitors for Rapidly Expanding Green Energy and Automotive Applications July…
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KEMET Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was KEMET founded?

    KEMET was founded in 1919.

  • Who are KEMET key executives?

    KEMET's key executives are William Lowe, Gregory Thompson and Chuck Meeks.

  • How many employees does KEMET have?

    KEMET has 12,800 employees.

  • What is KEMET revenue?

    Latest KEMET annual revenue is $1.3 b.

  • What is KEMET revenue per employee?

    Latest KEMET revenue per employee is $98.5 k.

  • Who are KEMET competitors?

    Competitors of KEMET include Sonepar USA, TDK and TAIYO YUDEN.

  • Where is KEMET headquarters?

    KEMET headquarters is located at 1 E Broward Blvd 2nd Floor, Fort Lauderdale.

  • Where are KEMET offices?

    KEMET has offices in Fort Lauderdale, Grapevine, Milpitas, Novi and in 15 other locations.

  • How many offices does KEMET have?

    KEMET has 19 offices.