Knowles Corporation Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1946

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 7,100


  • Stock Symbol
  • KN

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Share Price
  • $17.42
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

Knowles Corporation General Information


Knowles Corp is engaged in the manufacturing of micro-acoustic microphones and balanced armature speakers, audio solutions, high-performance capacitors, and radio frequency filtering products. It operates in three segments; the Precision Devices segment specializes in the design and delivery of high-performance capacitor products and RF solutions, Medtech & Specialty Audio segment designs and manufactures microphones and balanced armature speakers used in applications and the Consumer MEMS Microphones segment designs and manufactures micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones and audio solutions used in applications. The majority of its revenue comes from the Consumer MEMS Microphones segment.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Other Industries
Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Other Devices and Supplies
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 1151 Maplewood Drive
  • Itasca, IL 60143
  • United States
+1 (630) 000-0000

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Knowles Corporation Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$17.42 $17.78 $12.78 - $18.48 $1.56B 89.7M 547K $0.89

Knowles Corporation Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 1,644,284 1,597,305 1,547,741 2,214,767
Revenue 759,700 707,600 764,700 868,100
EBITDA 112,200 99,200 (358,100) 183,600
Net Income 80,100 72,400 (430,100) 150,400
Total Assets 1,483,400 1,462,800 1,183,900 1,731,600
Total Debt 305,000 286,700 64,500 102,400
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Knowles Corporation Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Knowles Corporation Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Itasca, IL
7,100 As of 2023


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Knowles Corporation Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Noliac Formerly Accelerator/Incubator backed Kvistgaard, Denmark 00 000000&0
Murata Manufacturing Company Corporation Kyoto, Japan 00000 00000000
ams-OSRAM Formerly PE-Backed Premstaetten, Austria 00000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Sonion Private Equity-Backed Roskilde, Denmark 0000 000000000000
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Knowles Corporation Patents

Knowles Corporation Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
DE-202024102136-U1 On-ear hearing aid with active occlusion reduction Active 01-May-2023
DE-202023107431-U1 Electrical cable assembly for ear-worn hearing aid Active 30-Dec-2022 0000000000
DE-202023107466-U1 Hearing device worn on the ear with an electrical connector Active 29-Dec-2022 00000000000
DE-202023106726-U1 Speaker for hearing aid Active 22-Nov-2022 000000000
DE-102023131865-A1 Speaker for hearing aid Pending 22-Nov-2022 H04R13/00
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Knowles Corporation Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jeffrey Niew Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
John Anderson Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Senior Vice President
Daniel Giesecke Chief Operating Officer & Senior Vice President
Air Bastarrica Jr. Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Controller, Finance
Raymond Cabrera Chief Administrative Officer, Administration & Senior Vice President
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Knowles Corporation Board Members (14)

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Knowles Corporation Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Knowles Corporation Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Cornell Dubilier Electronics 01-Nov-2023 0000000000 00000 Electrical Equipment 0000000 0
AIStorm 31-Dec-2020 00000 0000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments
Ams (MEMS Microphone ASIC Design Business) 20-Dec-2019 0000000000 000.00 Computers, Parts and Peripherals 0000000 0
Audience Inc 30-Jun-2015 0000000000 00000 Electronics (B2C) 0000000 0
NXP Semiconductors Austria (Sound Solutions Business) 05-Jul-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Electronics (B2C) 0000000 0
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Knowles Corporation Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Knowles Europe Pension Plan Corporate Pension Brighton, United Kingdom 1961
Cornell Dubilier Electronics Electrical Equipment Liberty, SC 0000
Knowles Precision Devices Acquirer
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Knowles Corporation ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated November, 01, 2023

17.63 | Low Risk

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Knowles Corporation FAQs

  • When was Knowles Corporation founded?

    Knowles Corporation was founded in 1946.

  • Who is the CEO of Knowles Corporation?

    Jeffrey Niew is the CEO of Knowles Corporation.

  • Where is Knowles Corporation headquartered?

    Knowles Corporation is headquartered in Itasca, IL.

  • What is the size of Knowles Corporation?

    Knowles Corporation has 7,100 total employees.

  • What industry is Knowles Corporation in?

    Knowles Corporation’s primary industry is Electronic Equipment and Instruments.

  • Is Knowles Corporation a private or public company?

    Knowles Corporation is a Public company.

  • What is Knowles Corporation’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Knowles Corporation is KN.

  • What is the current stock price of Knowles Corporation?

    As of 18-Jun-2024 the stock price of Knowles Corporation is $17.42.

  • What is the current market cap of Knowles Corporation?

    The current market capitalization of Knowles Corporation is $1.56B.

  • What is Knowles Corporation’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Knowles Corporation is $760M.

  • Who are Knowles Corporation’s competitors?

    Noliac, Murata Manufacturing Company, ams-OSRAM, and Sonion are competitors of Knowles Corporation.

  • What is Knowles Corporation’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Knowles Corporation’s EPS for 12 months was $0.89.

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