ARP Americas LLC boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 71.3% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 12,843 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,346 shares during the period. ARP Americas LLC’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $497,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 7.1% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 18,956,223 shares of the company’s stock worth $754,646,000 after buying an additional 1,254,285 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 2,606.7% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,394,298 shares of the company’s stock worth $732,277,000 after buying an additional 17,714,714 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 10.8% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,728,519 shares of the company’s stock worth $427,103,000 after buying an additional 1,043,218 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.2% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 9,542,266 shares of the company’s stock worth $379,878,000 after buying an additional 116,577 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 133.8% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,727,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $228,005,000 after buying an additional 3,277,850 shares during the period.

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) opened at 41.89 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $7.14 billion, a PE ratio of 12.13 and a beta of 1.16. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $38.65 and a 200 day moving average price of $39.30. Kohl’s Corporation has a 52 week low of $35.16 and a 52 week high of $59.67.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, May 11th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.91 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.29% and a net margin of 3.25%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.31 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on KSS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Gordon Haskett started coverage on Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. They set a “reduce” rating and a $35.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Citigroup Inc. restated a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price objective (down from $52.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Sunday, May 14th. Finally, Vetr downgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.78 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, May 15th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.60.

Kohl’s Corporation Company Profile

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company operates approximately 1,154 Kohl’s department stores, a Website (www.Kohls.com), approximately 12 FILA outlets, and approximately three Off-Aisle clearance centers. The Company’s stores and Website sell moderately-priced private label and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kohl`s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

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