Public Sector Pension investment Board trimmed its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 51.0% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 19,312 shares of the company’s stock after selling 20,100 shares during the quarter. Public Sector Pension investment Board’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $747,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in KSS. Ffcm LLC raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 179.3% during the 2nd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 3,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,000 after purchasing an additional 1,947 shares during the period. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 68.6% during the 2nd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 3,324 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after purchasing an additional 1,352 shares during the period. Exane Derivatives raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 209.8% during the 2nd quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 3,687 shares of the company’s stock valued at $143,000 after purchasing an additional 2,497 shares during the period. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation during the 2nd quarter valued at $146,000.

Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) opened at 44.27 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.46 billion, a PE ratio of 11.33 and a beta of 1.19. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $42.45 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.72. Kohl’s Corporation also was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock investors purchased 3,975 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 225% compared to the average volume of 1,222 put options.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.05. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 3.63%. The firm had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $1.22 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.76 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th were paid a dividend of $0.55 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 1st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.97%. Kohl’s Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 56.41%.

A number of analysts recently issued reports on KSS shares. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $39.00 price objective on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. BidaskClub lowered Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Vetr lowered Kohl’s Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $37.51 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corporation currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $42.55.

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About Kohl’s Corporation

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kohl`s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

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