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kemet corp (KEM) Details

KEMET Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells various capacitors under the KEMET brand worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Film and Electrolytic Business Group and Solid Capacitors Business Group. Its products include tantalum capacitors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, film capacitors, electrolytic capacitors, paper capacitors, and solid aluminum capacitors. The company offers its capacitors for use in the automotive, communications, computer-related, industrial, consumer, military/aerospace, and alternative energy industries. KEMET Corporation sells its products to original equipment manufacturers, electronics manufacturing services providers, and electronics distributors. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina.

9,650 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/1/14
Founded in 1919

kemet corp (KEM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $816.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $495.8K
Executive Vice President of Solid Capacitor B...
Total Annual Compensation: $331.1K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $284.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kemet corp (KEM) Key Developments

John J. Drabik to Resign as Senior Vice President, Global Sales of KEMET Corp., Effective August 22, 2014

On August 12, 2014, Mr. John J. Drabik, Senior Vice President, Global Sales, notified KEMET Corporation of his decision to resign from the company. Mr. Drabik has accepted a senior position with one of the cxompany's key channel partners. Mr. Drabik's resignation from the company is effective as of August 22, 2014.

KEMET Corporation Introduces New Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit

KEMET Corporation announced the release of its Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit. This kit complements the KEMET S301 Supercapacitor and includes a 2-stage active balancing circuit to ensure that voltage across each Supercapacitor cell is approximately equal. Typical applications include product validation, prototyping, low volume production and custom configurations in a variety of markets. The kit features high frequency capacitance retention, energy delivery capabilities and reliability, as well as overvoltage protection and RoHS compliance. Each kit contains enough balancing cards, bus bars, screws, washers and wire to assemble six S301 60 mm diameter cells.

KEMET Corporation Reports Preliminary Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Earnings Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year Fiscal 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2015

KEMET Corporation reported preliminary unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net sales of $212.9 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2014 increased 5.4% compared to net sales of $202.1 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Operating loss was $0.6 million against $18.2 million last year. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes and equity loss from NEC TOKIN was $7.5 million against $28.4 million last year. Loss from continuing operations before equity loss from NEC TOKIN was $8.8 million against $30.3 million last year. Loss from continuing operations was $10.5 million or $0.23 per basic and diluted share against $33.6 million or $0.75 per basic and diluted share last year. Net loss was $3.5 million or $0.08 per basic and diluted share compared to $35.1 million or $0.78 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Diluted loss per share from continuing operations was $0.23 against $0.75 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $10.3 million against $27.6 million last year. Capital expenditures were $5.2 million against $15.5 million last year. Adjusted operating income was $9.3 million against adjusted operating loss of $5.3 million last year. Non-U.S. GAAP adjusted net loss improved to $1.9 million or $0.04 per basic and diluted share for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, compared to non-U.S. GAAP adjusted net loss of $15.5 million or $0.35 per basic and diluted share for the period ended June 30, 2013. Adjusted EBITDA was $20.0 million against $8.8 million last year. EBITDA was $18,992,000 against LBITDA of $9,815,000 a year ago. For the full year fiscal 2015, the company expects CapEx to be in the range of $20 million to $25 million. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expects CapeEx could be in the range of between $5 million and $8 billion, revenue with a range of $206 million to $212 million with continued improvement of the company bottom line.


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