BB&T Securities LLC decreased its position in shares of Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 3.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 46,708 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,886 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC’s holdings in Kohl’s were worth $2,293,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of KSS. Cadence Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 4.2% during the third quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 4,955 shares of the company’s stock valued at $246,000 after purchasing an additional 201 shares during the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 3.1% during the second quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 8,434 shares of the company’s stock valued at $402,000 after purchasing an additional 256 shares during the last quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 5.5% during the third quarter. Moors & Cabot Inc. now owns 5,189 shares of the company’s stock valued at $258,000 after purchasing an additional 270 shares during the last quarter. Empirical Finance LLC grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 0.8% during the second quarter. Empirical Finance LLC now owns 34,620 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,646,000 after purchasing an additional 285 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CSat Investment Advisory L.P. grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 8.0% during the second quarter. CSat Investment Advisory L.P. now owns 3,992 shares of the company’s stock valued at $190,000 after purchasing an additional 296 shares during the last quarter. 98.31% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

KSS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. UBS Group increased their price target on shares of Kohl’s from $47.00 to $49.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, October 21st. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective (down from $58.00) on shares of Kohl’s in a research note on Wednesday, August 21st. Telsey Advisory Group reduced their price objective on shares of Kohl’s from $65.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 21st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Kohl’s from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, August 22nd. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Kohl’s from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $60.18.

Shares of NYSE KSS opened at $54.39 on Thursday. The company’s fifty day moving average is $50.69 and its 200-day moving average is $52.37. The stock has a market cap of $8.29 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.71, a P/E/G ratio of 1.00 and a beta of 1.07. Kohl’s Co. has a twelve month low of $43.33 and a twelve month high of $83.28. The company has a quick ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 20th. The company reported $1.55 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.51 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $4.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.25 billion. Kohl’s had a net margin of 3.69% and a return on equity of 15.94%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.76 earnings per share. On average, research analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Co. will post 5.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

About Kohl’s

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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