Media headlines about Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) have been trending positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Kohl’s Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 35 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) traded up 2.24% on Thursday, hitting $42.01. The stock had a trading volume of 6,149,105 shares. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67. The stock has a market cap of $7.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.28 and a beta of 1.15. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $38.65 and its 200 day moving average is $39.30.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 11th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.10. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.29% and a net margin of 3.25%. The company had revenue of $3.84 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.91 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 EPS. The company’s revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.66 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on KSS. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a report on Sunday. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $38.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Atlantic Securities upgraded shares of Kohl’s Corporation from an “underweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and increased their price target for the stock from $36.00 to $42.00 in a report on Thursday, May 4th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Kohl’s Corporation currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $42.60.

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About Kohl’s Corporation

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company operates approximately 1,154 Kohl’s department stores, a Website (, 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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