Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports
News articles about Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kohl’s Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.4850881111768 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- BRIEF-Kohls Corp says enters into a second amended and restated credit agreement (KSS) (markets.businessinsider.com)
- Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Physicians Realty Trust (DOC): What’s the Story? – Newburgh Gazette (newburghgazette.com)
- BRIEF-Kohls Corp says enters into a second amended and restated credit agreement (feeds.reuters.com)
- How Does Stack Up Right Now?: Kohl’s Corporation, (NYSE: KSS), Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., (NYSE … – Stocks In The News (press release) (tradingnewsnow.com)
Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) opened at $42.03 on Monday. Kohl’s Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $35.16 and a fifty-two week high of $59.67. The company has a current ratio of 1.81, a quick ratio of 0.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The stock has a market cap of $7,085.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.86, a PEG ratio of 1.99 and a beta of 1.22.
Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $4.14 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 13.16%. The firm’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.22 EPS. research analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post 3.72 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
KSS has been the subject of several research analyst reports. TheStreet upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 price target (up previously from $41.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $43.20.
Kohl’s Corporation Company 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.
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