Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by investment analysts at Robert W. Baird in a note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a $43.00 target price on the stock. Robert W. Baird’s target price indicates a potential upside of 1.42% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on KSS. UBS AG lowered their price objective on Kohl’s Corporation from $44.00 to $38.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, May 12th. BMO Capital Markets set a $43.00 price objective on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective (up from $48.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a report on Friday, August 11th. BidaskClub upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price objective on Kohl’s Corporation from $38.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.68.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) traded up 0.07% during trading on Thursday, hitting $42.40. The stock had a trading volume of 3,605,580 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $39.93 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.14. The company has a market cap of $7.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.85 and a beta of 1.15. Kohl’s Corporation has a 52-week low of $35.16 and a 52-week high of $59.67.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.05. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 3.63%. The company had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.22 EPS. Kohl’s Corporation’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% in the second quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the period. Botty Investors LLC raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.8% in the first quarter. Botty Investors LLC now owns 11,745 shares of the company’s stock valued at $467,000 after purchasing an additional 95 shares during the period. Advantus Capital Management Inc raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.7% in the first quarter. Advantus Capital Management Inc now owns 17,611 shares of the company’s stock valued at $701,000 after purchasing an additional 114 shares during the period. Northside Capital Management LLC raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 1.4% in the first quarter. Northside Capital Management LLC now owns 11,316 shares of the company’s stock valued at $450,000 after purchasing an additional 155 shares during the period. Finally, Sentry Investment Management LLC raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 1.2% in the second quarter. Sentry Investment Management LLC now owns 12,892 shares of the company’s stock valued at $499,000 after purchasing an additional 158 shares during the period.

About Kohl’s Corporation

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company operates approximately 1,154 Kohl’s department stores, a Website (www.Kohls.com), approximately 12 FILA outlets, and approximately three Off-Aisle clearance centers. The Company’s stores and Website sell moderately-priced private label and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products.

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