Greatmark Investment Partners Inc. raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 1.6% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 134,125 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,090 shares during the period. Kohl’s Corporation accounts for about 2.1% of Greatmark Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 17th largest position. Greatmark Investment Partners Inc.’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $5,187,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of KSS. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 6,195 shares of the company’s stock valued at $305,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 70.2% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 645,488 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,874,000 after buying an additional 266,231 shares during the period. Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired a new stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $632,000. Kentucky Retirement Systems Insurance Trust Fund acquired a new stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at $282,000. Finally, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 24.6% in the first quarter. Manning & Napier Advisors LLC now owns 19,136 shares of the company’s stock valued at $761,000 after buying an additional 3,773 shares during the period.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE KSS) opened at 42.72 on Tuesday. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67. The company’s 50-day moving average is $38.65 and its 200-day moving average is $39.30. The firm has a market cap of $7.28 billion, a PE ratio of 12.37 and a beta of 1.16.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last issued its quarterly earnings data 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. Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.25% and a return on equity of 13.29%. The business had revenue of $3.84 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.91 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.31 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several analysts have recently weighed in on KSS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $36.00 to $42.00 in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. Gordon Haskett initiated coverage on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. They set a “reduce” rating and a $35.00 price target for the company. Jefferies Group LLC cut their price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $54.00 to $48.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies set a $38.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target 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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