Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) received a $39.00 target price from equities research analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a report released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective points to a potential downside of 1.79% from the stock’s previous close.

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $43.00 price target (down from $45.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 15th. UBS AG lowered their price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $44.00 to $38.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $39.00 to $44.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kohl’s Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $42.73.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) opened at 39.71 on Tuesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $39.52 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.24. The stock has a market cap of $6.67 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.16 and a beta of 1.16. Kohl’s Corporation has a 52-week low of $35.16 and a 52-week high of $59.67.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last issued its quarterly earnings results 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. Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 13.16%. The firm had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.22 EPS. The company’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.74 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of KSS. Ffcm LLC increased its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 179.3% in the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 3,033 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after buying an additional 1,947 shares in the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% in the second quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 68.6% in the second quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 3,324 shares of the company’s stock worth $129,000 after buying an additional 1,352 shares in the last quarter. Exane Derivatives increased its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 209.8% in the second quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 3,687 shares of the company’s stock worth $143,000 after buying an additional 2,497 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Kohl’s Corporation during the second quarter worth about $146,000.

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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