Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) President Sona Chawla sold 10,000 shares of Kohl’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.69, for a total value of $746,900.00. Following the completion of the sale, the president now directly owns 224,159 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,742,435.71. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Sona Chawla also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, September 5th, Sona Chawla sold 27,223 shares of Kohl’s stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.92, for a total value of $2,202,885.16.

Kohl’s stock traded down $0.87 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $74.73. 2,132,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,732,271. Kohl’s Co. has a 52 week low of $37.97 and a 52 week high of $82.42. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 1.82. The stock has a market capitalization of $12.41 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.84, a PEG ratio of 2.05 and a beta of 1.28.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 21st. The company reported $1.76 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.64 by $0.12. Kohl’s had a return on equity of 15.55% and a net margin of 4.79%. The business had revenue of $4.57 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.24 earnings per share. Kohl’s’s quarterly revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that Kohl’s Co. will post 5.45 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 12th were issued a dividend of $0.61 per share. This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.27%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 11th. Kohl’s’s payout ratio is currently 58.23%.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Global X Management Co LLC grew its holdings in Kohl’s by 11.6% during the second quarter. Global X Management Co LLC now owns 7,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $552,000 after purchasing an additional 789 shares during the period. CIBC Asset Management Inc boosted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 4.7% during the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 20,906 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,524,000 after acquiring an additional 938 shares during the period. Kwmg LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 2.3% during the second quarter. Kwmg LLC now owns 42,623 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,107,000 after acquiring an additional 942 shares during the period. Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV boosted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 6.4% during the second quarter. Nissay Asset Management Corp Japan ADV now owns 15,750 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,148,000 after acquiring an additional 947 shares during the period. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 3.9% during the second quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 25,389 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,851,000 after acquiring an additional 947 shares during the period.

Several analysts have issued reports on KSS shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Kohl’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 30th. Atlantic Securities cut Kohl’s from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, June 6th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on Kohl’s to $84.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 6th. Telsey Advisory Group raised their price objective on Kohl’s from $73.00 to $86.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, June 7th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group raised their price objective on Kohl’s from $64.00 to $74.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, June 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $77.20.

Kohl’s Company Profile

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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