Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has been given a $39.00 target price by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The firm presently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 1.39% from the company’s previous close.

Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BMO Capital Markets reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $43.00 price target (down previously from $45.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Monday, May 15th. UBS AG decreased their price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $44.00 to $38.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, May 12th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Credit Suisse Group upped their price target on shares of Kohl’s Corporation from $39.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Kohl’s Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, June 22nd. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $42.73.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE KSS) opened at 39.55 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $6.64 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.12 and a beta of 1.16. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $39.52 and a 200-day moving average price of $39.24.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.19 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $4.14 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.63% and a return on equity of 13.16%. Kohl’s Corporation’s quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.74 earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ffcm LLC raised its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 179.3% in the second quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 3,033 shares of the company’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 1,947 shares in the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 30.9% in the first quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $132,000 after buying an additional 778 shares in the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 68.6% in the second quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 3,324 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,000 after buying an additional 1,352 shares in the last quarter. Exane Derivatives raised its stake in Kohl’s Corporation by 209.8% in the second quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 3,687 shares of the company’s stock valued at $143,000 after buying an additional 2,497 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Kohl’s Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $146,000.

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Kohl`s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

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