Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) shares traded down 3.1% on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $37.45 and last traded at $38.14, with a volume of 2,670,152 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $39.37.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Vetr cut shares of Kohl’s Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $41.50 target price on the stock. in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a $33.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Monday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. Robert W. Baird reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Finally, Argus reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Friday, June 10th. Four equities 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 company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $47.38.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $38.78 and its 200-day moving average is $41.87. The firm has a market cap of $7.91 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.54.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.19. The business earned $4.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.16 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.07 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.83 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be paid a $0.50 dividend. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.26%.

A number of hedge funds have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Deere & Co. raised 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 worth $1,056,000 after buying an additional 4,608 shares during the period. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management CO. LTD. raised 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 worth $2,319,000 after buying an additional 23,222 shares during the period. Suntrust Banks Inc. raised 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 worth $4,204,000 after buying an additional 11,920 shares during the period. Oarsman Capital Inc. raised 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 worth $4,472,000 after buying an additional 37,877 shares during the period. Finally, Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. raised its stake in Kohl’s Corp. by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. now owns 109,654 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,223,000 after buying an additional 3,318 shares during the period.

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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