Kohl's Co. (NYSE:KSS) Director Peter Boneparth sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.18, for a total value of $496,350.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink.
Shares of Kohl's Co. (NYSE KSS) traded down $1.86 on Wednesday, hitting $62.25. The company had a trading volume of 2,648,505 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,218,608. The company has a quick ratio of 0.67, a current ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81. The stock has a market cap of $10,550.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 1.27. Kohl's Co. has a twelve month low of $35.16 and a twelve month high of $69.48.
Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, March 1st. The company reported $1.87 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.77 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $6.78 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.74 billion. Kohl's had a return on equity of 13.73% and a net margin of 4.50%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 9.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.44 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Kohl's Co. will post 5.25 EPS for the current year.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its position in Kohl's by 10.1% in the third quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board now owns 174,501 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,966,000 after purchasing an additional 16,069 shares during the period. Maverick Capital Ltd. raised its position in Kohl's by 286.9% in the fourth quarter. Maverick Capital Ltd. now owns 332,120 shares of the company’s stock valued at $18,011,000 after purchasing an additional 246,270 shares during the period. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH raised its position in Kohl's by 194.8% in the third quarter. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH now owns 183,407 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,452,000 after purchasing an additional 121,201 shares during the period. Creative Planning raised its position in Kohl's by 37.4% in the fourth quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,174 shares of the company’s stock valued at $335,000 after purchasing an additional 1,681 shares during the period. Finally, IFM Investors Pty Ltd purchased a new position in Kohl's in the third quarter valued at about $281,000.
A number of equities research analysts have commented on KSS shares. ValuEngine upgraded Kohl's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Robert W. Baird set a $57.00 target price on Kohl's and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, December 25th. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kohl's in a report on Monday, December 18th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Citigroup raised their price objective on Kohl's from $65.00 to $69.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $59.66.
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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