Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) traded down 2.7% during trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as $43.76 and last traded at $44.19, with a volume of 2,423,749 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $45.42.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Citigroup Inc. restated a “hold” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Saturday, May 14th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. TheStreet lowered shares of Kohl’s Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 12th. Piper Jaffray Cos. restated an “overweight” rating and issued a $66.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Friday, May 20th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Monday, April 25th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corp. has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.53.

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $40.42 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.76. The company has a market capitalization of $7.97 billion and a P/E ratio of 14.37.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 11th. The company reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.19. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.07 earnings per share. The company earned $4.18 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.16 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 7th will be paid a $0.50 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.52%.

Other institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in the company. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. raised its position in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 264.1% in the fourth quarter. Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. now owns 75,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,572,000 after buying an additional 54,400 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position 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 in the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its position in shares of 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 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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