Achmea Investment Management B.V. cut its position in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 21.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 70,600 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,131 shares during the quarter. Achmea Investment Management B.V.’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $2,726,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Ffcm LLC raised its position 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 purchasing an additional 1,947 shares during the last quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. raised its position in Kohl’s Corporation by 0.3% in the second quarter. Johnson Financial Group Inc. now owns 3,305 shares of the company’s stock valued at $128,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co raised its position 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 purchasing an additional 1,352 shares during the last quarter. Exane Derivatives raised its position 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 purchasing an additional 2,497 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC bought a new position in Kohl’s Corporation in the second quarter valued at about $146,000.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE KSS) traded up 1.4375% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $44.4905. The company had a trading volume of 667,000 shares. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $43.79 and a 200-day moving average price of $40.04. Kohl’s Corporation has a one year low of $35.16 and a one year high of $59.67. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.3874 and a beta of 1.19.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 10th. The company reported $1.24 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $4.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.12 billion. Kohl’s Corporation had a return on equity of 13.16% and a net margin of 3.63%. Kohl’s Corporation’s quarterly revenue was down .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.22 EPS. On average, equities analysts expect that Kohl’s Corporation will post $3.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th were given a dividend of $0.55 per share. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.02%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 1st. Kohl’s Corporation’s payout ratio is 56.41%.

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Several research firms have commented on KSS. UBS AG reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on Kohl’s Corporation from $39.00 to $44.00 and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. ValuEngine downgraded Kohl’s Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. BMO Capital Markets set a $43.00 target price on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Finally, Robert W. Baird reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a $43.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.20.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Kohl`s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

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