Knowles Corporation Overview

  • Founded
  • 1946

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 7,000

  • Stock Symbol
  • KN

Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 4

  • Share Price
  • $16.31

  • (As of Friday 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
Primary Office
  • 1151 Maplewood Drive
  • Itasca, IL 60143
  • United States
+1 (630) 000-0000

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Knowles Corporation Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$16.31 $16.09 $11.57 - $22.93 $1.47B 91.2M 740K -$4.69

Knowles Corporation Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2022 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021 FY 2020 31-Dec-2020
EV 1,547,741 1,547,741 2,214,767 1,793,948
Revenue 764,700 764,700 868,100 764,300
EBITDA (358,100) (358,100) 183,600 90,400
Net Income (430,100) (430,100) 150,400 6,600
Total Assets 1,183,900 1,183,900 1,731,600 1,654,900
Total Debt 64,500 64,500 102,400 202,100
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Knowles Corporation Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Knowles Corporation Comparisons

HQ Location
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Knowles Corporation Competitors (9)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
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Knowles Corporation Patents

Knowles Corporation Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20230062556-A1 Mems device with perimeter barometric relief pierce Pending 26-Aug-2021 0000000000
US-20230057158-A1 Dual-diaphragm moving-coil audio transducer for hearing device Pending 17-Aug-2021 000000000 0
US-20230027068-A1 Diaphragm assembly with non-uniform pillar distribution Pending 26-Jul-2021 000000000 0
US-11483656-B1 Digital microphone assembly with reduced power consumption Active 02-Jul-2021 00000000 0
US-20220369013-A1 Method and apparatus for balancing detection sensitivity in producing a differential signal Pending 11-May-2021 H04R1/04 00
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Knowles Corporation Executive Team (16)

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, Operations & 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 (12)

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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 (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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NXP Semiconductors Austria (Sound Solutions Business) 05-Jul-2011 Merger/Acquisition 00000 Electronics (B2C) 0000000 0
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Knowles Corporation Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Knowles Europe Pension Plan Corporate Pension Brighton, United Kingdom 1961
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Knowles Corporation ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated June, 24, 2022

17.55 | Low Risk

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