Amalgamated Bank lifted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 168.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 34,423 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 21,590 shares during the period. Amalgamated Bank’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $1,331,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in KSS. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 50,296 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,002,000 after purchasing an additional 1,282 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners bought a new stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation during the 1st quarter valued at about $442,000. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 13.3% during the 1st quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 837,998 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,361,000 after purchasing an additional 98,283 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 48.4% during the 1st quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 114,615 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,563,000 after purchasing an additional 37,360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 29.4% during the 1st quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 13,091 shares of the company’s stock valued at $521,000 after purchasing an additional 2,975 shares in the last quarter.

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Several equities research analysts recently commented on KSS shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Vetr lowered Kohl’s Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $37.51 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $39.00 target price on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corporation presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $43.23.

Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) opened at 46.07 on Friday. Kohl’s Corporation has a 12 month low of $35.16 and a 12 month high of $59.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.77 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.79 and a beta of 1.15. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $40.83 and its 200-day moving average price is $39.25.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 3.63%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.22 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th were given a $0.55 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 1st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.78%. Kohl’s Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 56.41%.

Kohl’s Corporation 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.

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

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