Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be given a dividend of 0.50 per share on Wednesday, December 21st. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 5th.

Shares of Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) opened at 50.97 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.15 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.55 and a beta of 1.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $44.14 and a 200 day moving average price of $41.16. Kohl’s Corp. has a 12-month low of $33.87 and a 12-month high of $52.91.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $4.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.33 billion. Kohl’s Corp. had a return on equity of 13.39% and a net margin of 3.02%. The company’s revenue was down 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Dividend History for Kohl`s Corp. (NYSE:KSS)

Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. Bank of America Corp. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Guggenheim assumed coverage on Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Friday, September 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $50.00 target price on the stock. Vetr downgraded Kohl’s Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $41.50 target price on the stock. in a report on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating and set a $35.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a report on Monday, August 15th. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.17.

Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 1.6% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 5,630 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the period. TCW Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 1.1% in the second quarter. TCW Group Inc. now owns 13,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $510,000 after buying an additional 150 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 6.8% in the second quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 3,435 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 218 shares during the period. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 4.0% in the second quarter. Loomis Sayles & Co. L P now owns 8,530 shares of the company’s stock valued at $323,000 after buying an additional 328 shares during the period. Finally, Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp raised its stake in shares of Kohl’s Corp. by 6.0% in the second quarter. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp now owns 8,770 shares of the company’s stock valued at $333,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 98.55% of the company’s stock.

Kohl’s Corp. Company Profile

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company also operates an e-commerce Website (www.Kohls.com). The Company operates over 1,160 department stores in approximately 50 states. The Company sells private label, exclusive and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products.

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