Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS)’s stock price was down 3.7% during trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $44.76 and last traded at $43.42, approximately 3,978,445 shares traded hands during mid-day trading. An increase of 9% from the average daily volume of 3,659,842 shares. The stock had previously closed at $45.11.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on KSS shares. Atlantic Securities cut shares of Kohl’s from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $42.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, June 4th. UBS Group decreased their target price on shares of Kohl’s from $72.00 to $57.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, May 24th. Telsey Advisory Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $65.00 target price (down previously from $80.00) on shares of Kohl’s in a research report on Wednesday, May 22nd. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on shares of Kohl’s from $58.00 to $50.00 and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, May 23rd. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group decreased their target price on shares of Kohl’s from $100.00 to $95.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Kohl’s presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $69.11.

The firm has a market cap of $7.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.93 and a beta of 1.00. The company has a current ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 0.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $49.22 and its 200-day simple moving average is $59.79.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May 21st. The company reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.67 by ($0.06). The company had revenue of $3.82 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.97 billion. Kohl’s had a net margin of 3.91% and a return on equity of 16.74%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.64 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Co. will post 5.29 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in Kohl’s by 6.4% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 2,939,284 shares of the company’s stock valued at $194,900,000 after purchasing an additional 177,898 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Kohl’s by 1.7% during the fourth quarter. FMR LLC now owns 74,150 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,919,000 after purchasing an additional 1,209 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV acquired a new stake in shares of Kohl’s during the first quarter worth $548,000. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Kohl’s during the first quarter worth $760,000. Finally, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Kohl’s by 3.5% during the first quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 72,037 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,954,000 after purchasing an additional 2,420 shares during the period.

Kohl’s Company Profile (NYSE:KSS)

Kohl's Corporation operates as an omni-channel retailer in the United States. Its stores and Website offer apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 1,158 department stores; a Website Kohls.com; and 12 FILA outlets, and 4 Off-Aisle clearance centers.

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