Virtu KCG Holdings LLC lowered its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 74.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,163 shares of the company’s stock after selling 23,800 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $316,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Johnson Financial Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% during the second quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock worth $128,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Northside Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.4% during the first quarter. Northside Capital Management LLC now owns 11,316 shares of the company’s stock worth $450,000 after purchasing an additional 155 shares in the last quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.5% during the second quarter. Ropes Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 11,717 shares of the company’s stock worth $453,000 after purchasing an additional 175 shares in the last quarter. Aviance Capital Partners LLC grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.5% during the second quarter. Aviance Capital Partners LLC now owns 15,125 shares of the company’s stock worth $585,000 after purchasing an additional 219 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans grew its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 3.7% during the second quarter. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 6,870 shares of the company’s stock worth $265,000 after purchasing an additional 245 shares in the last quarter.

KSS has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $41.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Vetr downgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $37.51 target price for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $39.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and boosted their target price for the stock from $43.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Kohl’s Corporation has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $43.20.

Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) opened at 43.63 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.36 billion, a PE ratio of 11.17 and a beta of 1.19. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $43.67 and a 200-day moving average of $40.01. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ 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 business had revenue of $4.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.22 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.76 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th were issued a $0.55 dividend. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 1st. Kohl’s Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 56.41%.

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

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