Investors sold shares of Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) on strength during trading on Friday. $76.73 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $93.21 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $16.48 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Kohl’s Corp. had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Kohl’s Corp. traded up $0.75 for the day and closed at $44.94

A number of brokerages have weighed in on KSS. Citigroup Inc. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kohl’s Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 26th. TheStreet downgraded Kohl’s Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Piper Jaffray Cos. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a $66.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Friday, May 20th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research note on Monday, April 25th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.12.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $39.20 and a 200 day moving average price of $41.87. The company has a market capitalization of $8.09 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.59.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.19. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.07 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $4.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.16 billion. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.87 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be given a dividend of $0.50 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.45%.

A number of institutional investors have added to or reduced their stakes in KSS. American International Group Inc. increased its position in Kohl’s Corp. by 9,016.5% in the fourth quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 7,400,584 shares of the company’s stock valued at $352,489,000 after buying an additional 7,319,406 shares during the period. Oarsman Capital Inc. increased its position 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 during the period. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. increased its position 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 valued at $5,223,000 after buying an additional 3,318 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in Kohl’s Corp. by 49.3% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 175,068 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,338,000 after buying an additional 57,770 shares during the period. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its position in 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 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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