Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-five brokerages that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $43.79.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on KSS shares. Vetr upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $37.51 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sell” rating and set a $39.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.7% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,914,565 shares of the company’s stock worth $422,066,000 after buying an additional 186,046 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 13.5% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,457,350 shares of the company’s stock worth $211,022,000 after buying an additional 647,469 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 34.9% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 5,400,841 shares of the company’s stock worth $208,851,000 after buying an additional 1,396,006 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 10.1% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,117,215 shares of the company’s stock worth $159,213,000 after buying an additional 377,438 shares during the period. Finally, APG Asset Management N.V. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 9.4% during the second quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 2,676,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $103,506,000 after buying an additional 230,200 shares during the period.

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Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE KSS) traded down $0.21 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $42.03. The stock had a trading volume of 4,847,715 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,378,536. The company has a market capitalization of $7,085.42, a P/E ratio of 10.86, a P/E/G ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.22. Kohl’s Corporation has a 12 month low of $35.16 and a 12 month high of $59.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 0.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $4.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 3.63%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.22 earnings per share. analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post 3.72 EPS for the current year.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Kohl`s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

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