Traders sold shares of Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $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 equities 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 recently weighed in on KSS. Citigroup Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Royal Bank Of Canada began coverage on Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. They set an “underperform” rating and a $42.00 price objective on the stock. TheStreet cut Kohl’s Corp. to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 26th. MKM Partners reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.53.

The firm has a market capitalization of $8.37 billion and a PE ratio of 15.10. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $39.49 and a 200-day moving average of $41.76.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported $1.22 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the 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 quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be issued a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.35%.

Other large investors have modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley increased its stake 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 during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake 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 during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of 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 last quarter. Flippin Bruce & Porter Inc. increased its stake in shares of 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 last quarter. Finally, Oarsman Capital Inc. increased its stake in shares of 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 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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