Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) shares traded down 6.7% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $38.36 and last traded at $38.39, with a volume of 3,048,703 shares. The stock had previously closed at $41.14.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Morgan Stanley reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Saturday, May 14th. MKM Partners reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Saturday, May 14th. Telsey Advisory Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Saturday, May 14th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada assumed coverage on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. They issued an “underperform” rating and a $42.00 price objective on the stock. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $47.38.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $38.21 and a 200 day moving average of $42.23. The company has a market capitalization of $6.96 billion and a PE ratio of 12.79.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last announced its 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 prior year, the firm posted $0.63 EPS. The company earned $3.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.13 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.84 EPS for the current year.

A number of large investors have bought and sold shares of the company. Deere & Co. increased its stake in Kohl’s Corp. by 26.2% in the fourth quarter. Deere & Co. now owns 22,174 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,056,000 after buying an additional 4,608 shares in the last quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. increased its stake in Kohl’s Corp. by 91.2% in the fourth quarter. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. now owns 48,680 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,319,000 after buying an additional 23,222 shares in the last quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd increased its stake in 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. Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its stake in Kohl’s Corp. by 15.6% in the fourth quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 88,304 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,204,000 after buying an additional 11,920 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Oarsman Capital Inc. increased its stake in Kohl’s Corp. by 67.6% in the fourth quarter. Oarsman Capital Inc. now owns 93,900 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,472,000 after buying an additional 37,877 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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