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.

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TypePublic
HQSimpsonville, US
Founded1919
Size (employees)14,750 (est)
Websitekemet.com
Kemet was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, US
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Key People/Management at Kemet

Frank G. Brandenberg

Frank G. Brandenberg

Independent Director
Wilfried Backes

Wilfried Backes

Independent Director
Gurminder S. Bedi

Gurminder S. Bedi

Independent Director
Jacob Kotzubei

Jacob Kotzubei

Independent Director
E. Erwin Maddrey

E. Erwin Maddrey

Independent Director
Yasuko Matsumoto

Yasuko Matsumoto

Independent Director
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Kemet Office Locations

Kemet has offices in Simpsonville, Sasso Marconi, Unna, Wyboston and in 18 other locations
Simpsonville, (HQ)
2835 Kemet Way
Fort Lauderdale,
One East Broward Boulevard
Irving,
650 8445 Freeport Pkwy
Novi,
39555 Orchard Hill Place Suite 600
San Jose,
2560 N 1st Street Suite 100
Wilmington,
340-X Fordham Road
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Kemet Financials and Metrics

Kemet Revenue

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Kemet's revenue was reported to be $1.20 b in FY, 2018 which is a 58% increase from the previous period.
USD

Net income (Q2, 2019)

37.1m

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

50.0m

Market capitalization (4-Dec-2018)

1.2b

Closing stock price (4-Dec-2018)

20.5

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

263.0m

EV

1.2b
Kemet's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

833.7m734.8m757.8m1.2b

Revenue growth, %

58%

Cost of goods sold

712.9m571.5m571.7m859.5m

Gross profit

120.7m163.3m186.1m340.4m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

212.7m207.3m212.9m215.3m201.3m188.0b186.1m177.2m184.9m187.3m188.0m274.0m301.5m881.9m327.6m

Cost of goods sold

182.5m169.7m179.9m169.5m156.8m148.0b143.3m138.4m142.4m140.9m140.7m197.3m216.4m629.9m232.8m235.7m

Gross profit

30.2m37.7m33.0m45.8m44.5m40.0b42.8m38.7m42.5m46.4m47.3m76.7m85.1m252.0m94.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

14%18%15%21%22%21%23%22%23%25%25%28%28%29%29%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

57.9m56.4m65.0m109.8m286.8m

Accounts Receivable

98.9m90.9m93.2m92.5m144.1m

Inventories

148.0m204.4m

Current Assets

400.6m371.3m352.5m379.0m676.5m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

57.7m55.6m58.4m51.6m55.6m31.1m37.3m43.2m52.9m74.8m87.4m225.6m253.7m284.2m244.6m263.0m

Accounts Receivable

103.4m93.5m100.6m95.6m92.5m96.1m93.1m89.3m89.1m88.1m82.5m137.6m139.0m140.2m160.7m157.0m

Inventories

208.8m200.9m189.4m188.8m187.6m183.5m183.7m175.1m167.9m165.0m154.5m192.0m200.2m201.1m206.0m213.3m

Current Assets

417.1m403.8m396.9m382.8m381.2m366.0m365.4m348.3m340.9m358.8m348.4m607.0m639.2m664.0m650.7m669.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

(68.5m)(14.1m)(53.6m)48.0m254.5m

Depreciation and Amortization

49.5m40.8m39.0m37.3m49.8m

Inventories

14.9m8.6m3.3m16.8m(13.8m)

Accounts Payable

(2.1m)(2.9m)(6.0m)6.2m(16.1m)
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

(13.1m)(5.8m)(3.5m)6.3m70.0(810.0)160.0(190.0)(5.0m)12.3m220.6m233.5m252.1m35.2m72.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

19.2m28.9m12.2m25.6m36.7m13.1m25.6m

Accounts Payable

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

Cash From Operating Activities

(10.9m)(557.0k)10.3m40.1m82.7m(15.8m)33.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

24.6 x

EV/CFO

37.3 x

EV/FCF

-164.6 x

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 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, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

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 (Foreign)

47 47 66

Trademarks (foreign)

124 114 112

Units Shipped

9 b18 b26 b
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Kemet Revenue Breakdown

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Kemet revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.9% from MSA, 16.8% from Film and Electrolytic and 64.3% from Solid Capacitors

Kemet revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.2% from Japan , 6.6% from Taiwan , 13.6% from China , 5.3% from Europe , 8.8% from Germany, 14.1% from Hong Kong, 19.4% from United States and 18.0% from Other

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Kemet Online and Social Media Presence

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Kemet News and Updates

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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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Kemet Blogs

KEMET Kicks Off 100-Year Celebrations and Demonstrates Technologies to Address Megatrends at Electronica 2018

KEMET Kicks Off 100-Year Celebrations and Demonstrates Technologies to Address Megatrends at Electronica 2018 Content Import Mon, 10/08/2018 - 08:33 KEMET Kicks Off 100-Year Celebrations and Demonstrates Technologies to Address Megatrends at Electronica 2018 October 8, 2018 …

Kemet Company Life and Culture

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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 Frank G. Brandenberg, Wilfried Backes and Gurminder S. Bedi.

  • How many employees does Kemet have?

    Kemet has 14,750 employees.

  • What is Kemet revenue?

    Latest Kemet annual revenue is $1.2 b.

  • What is Kemet revenue per employee?

    Latest Kemet revenue per employee is $81.4 k.

  • Who are Kemet competitors?

    Competitors of Kemet include Murata Manufacturing, Vishay Intertechnology and AVX Corporation.

  • Where is Kemet headquarters?

    Kemet headquarters is located at 2835 Kemet Way, Simpsonville.

  • Where are Kemet offices?

    Kemet has offices in Simpsonville, Sasso Marconi, Unna, Wyboston and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kemet have?

    Kemet has 22 offices.