Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) CFO Wesley S. Mcdonald sold 71,582 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.45, for a total value of $3,969,221.90. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 108,788 shares in the company, valued at $6,032,294.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.

Shares of Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) opened at 53.78 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $45.29 and a 200-day moving average price of $41.36. Kohl’s Corp. has a 12-month low of $33.87 and a 12-month high of $57.27. The stock has a market cap of $9.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.37 and a beta of 1.00.

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 10th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.10. Kohl’s Corp. had a net margin of 3.17% and a return on equity of 13.59%. The firm earned $4.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.33 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 EPS. Kohl’s Corp.’s revenue was down 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corp. will post $3.89 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Kohl`s Corp. (NYSE:KSS)

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 7th will be given a $0.50 dividend. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 5th. Kohl’s Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 61.16%.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Assetmark Inc. boosted its position in Kohl’s Corp. by 0.5% in the third quarter. Assetmark Inc. now owns 2,317 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 11 shares during the period. Pacer Advisors Inc. boosted its position in 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. Cedar Wealth Management LLC boosted its position in Kohl’s Corp. by 66.5% in the second quarter. Cedar Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,429 shares of the company’s stock valued at $130,000 after buying an additional 1,370 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in Kohl’s Corp. during the third quarter valued at $131,000. Finally, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in Kohl’s Corp. during the third quarter valued at $131,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 97.43% of the company’s stock.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on KSS shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “sell” rating and set a $33.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research report on Monday, August 1st. TheStreet upgraded Kohl’s Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 19th. Guggenheim started coverage on Kohl’s Corp. in a research report on Friday, September 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $50.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corp. in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, OTR Global cut Kohl’s Corp. from a “mixed” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $49.07.

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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