Investors purchased shares of Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) on weakness during trading on Wednesday. $48.16 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $12.90 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $35.26 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Kohl’s Corp. had the 5th highest net in-flow for the day. Kohl’s Corp. traded down ($0.35) for the day and closed at $40.70

A number of brokerages have recently commented on KSS. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research report on Monday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Kohl’s Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 27th. MKM Partners decreased their price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corp. from $49.00 to $44.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, May 9th. TheStreet downgraded shares of Kohl’s Corp. to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 26th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research report on Friday, April 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating, eight have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.40.

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $37.88 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.47. The company has a market cap of $7.48 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.75.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 12th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.06. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.63 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $3.97 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.13 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.84 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 61,962 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,951,000 after buying an additional 425 shares in the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 39.3% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 388,454 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,502,000 after buying an additional 109,596 shares in the last quarter. Norinchukin Bank The boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 249.9% in the fourth quarter. Norinchukin Bank The now owns 39,619 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,887,000 after buying an additional 28,297 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 22.7% in the fourth quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 16,299,104 shares of the company’s stock valued at $776,326,000 after buying an additional 3,020,689 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 94.3% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 1,038,924 shares of the company’s stock valued at $49,484,000 after buying an additional 504,130 shares in the last quarter.

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company also operates an e-commerce Website (www.Kohls.com). The Company operates over 1,160 department stores in approximately 50 states. The Company sells private label, exclusive and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products.

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