Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reissued by research analysts at Cowen and Company in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a $47.00 target price on the stock, up from their prior target price of $42.00. Cowen and Company’s target price suggests a potential upside of 4.44% from the stock’s previous close.

KSS has been the subject of a number of other reports. UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $39.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine cut shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $43.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corporation has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.91.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $4.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 13.16%. The company’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $1.22 earnings per share.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Ffcm LLC increased its holdings in Kohl’s Corporation by 179.3% in the 2nd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 3,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 1,947 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc. increased its holdings in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after buying an additional 10 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its holdings in Kohl’s Corporation by 68.6% in the 2nd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 3,324 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 1,352 shares during the period. Exane Derivatives increased its holdings in Kohl’s Corporation by 209.8% in the 2nd quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 3,687 shares of the company’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 2,497 shares during the period. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Kohl’s Corporation in the 2nd quarter valued at $146,000.

About Kohl’s Corporation

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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