Quantbot Technologies LP raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 1,115.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,778 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 44,765 shares during the quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $1,886,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of KSS. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 2.6% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 50,296 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,002,000 after purchasing an additional 1,282 shares during the last quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 13.3% in the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 837,998 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,361,000 after purchasing an additional 98,283 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 29.4% in the first quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 13,091 shares of the company’s stock valued at $521,000 after purchasing an additional 2,975 shares during the last quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 19.7% in the first quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 120,782 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,808,000 after purchasing an additional 19,911 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 105.2% in the first quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 35,673 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,420,000 after purchasing an additional 18,289 shares during the last quarter.

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Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) opened at 46.07 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $40.83 and its 200 day moving average price is $39.25. The firm has a market cap of $7.77 billion, a PE ratio of 11.79 and a beta of 1.15. Kohl’s Corporation has a 1-year low of $35.16 and a 1-year high of $59.67.

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

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th were paid a $0.55 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 1st. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.78%. Kohl’s Corporation’s payout ratio is currently 56.41%.

KSS has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $39.00 target price on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub downgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, OTR Global reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $43.23.

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

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