Affinity Investment Advisors LLC lessened its holdings in shares of Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 26.9% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 49,381 shares of the company’s stock after selling 18,178 shares during the quarter. Affinity Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Kohl’s were worth $3,276,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of KSS. We Are One Seven LLC acquired a new stake in Kohl’s in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $47,000. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC acquired a new stake in Kohl’s in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $51,000. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in Kohl’s in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $67,000. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. grew its position in Kohl’s by 26.3% in the fourth quarter. Daiwa SB Investments Ltd. now owns 1,010 shares of the company’s stock valued at $67,000 after acquiring an additional 210 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CWM LLC grew its position in Kohl’s by 66.5% in the fourth quarter. CWM LLC now owns 1,164 shares of the company’s stock valued at $77,000 after acquiring an additional 465 shares in the last quarter.
KSS stock opened at $64.37 on Tuesday. Kohl’s Co. has a twelve month low of $57.89 and a twelve month high of $83.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 0.37. The company has a market cap of $10.71 billion, a PE ratio of 15.36, a P/E/G ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 0.83.
Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 20th. The company reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by $0.02. Kohl’s had a net margin of 4.94% and a return on equity of 16.06%. The business had revenue of $4.37 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.36 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.70 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Co. will post 5.54 EPS for the current year.
Several analysts have issued reports on KSS shares. Telsey Advisory Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $80.00 price objective (down previously from $90.00) on shares of Kohl’s in a research report on Friday, January 11th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of Kohl’s to $73.00 and set a “market perform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Kohl’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Citigroup lowered their price objective on shares of Kohl’s from $79.00 to $71.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kohl’s from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $75.53.
Kohl’s Company Profile
Kohl's Corporation operates as an omni-channel retailer in the United States. Its stores and Website offer apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 1,158 department stores; a Website Kohls.com; and 12 FILA outlets, and 4 Off-Aisle clearance centers.
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