FDx Advisors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by 16.5% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 27,910 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 3,951 shares during the period. FDx Advisors Inc.’s holdings in Kohl’s Corporation were worth $1,274,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 1.7% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 10,914,565 shares of the company’s stock worth $422,066,000 after buying an additional 186,046 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 13.5% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 5,457,350 shares of the company’s stock worth $211,022,000 after buying an additional 647,469 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 34.9% during the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 5,400,841 shares of the company’s stock worth $208,851,000 after buying an additional 1,396,006 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 10.1% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 4,117,215 shares of the company’s stock worth $159,213,000 after buying an additional 377,438 shares during the period. Finally, APG Asset Management N.V. boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s Corporation by 9.4% during the second quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 2,676,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $103,506,000 after buying an additional 230,200 shares during the period.

Shares of Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) traded up $1.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $42.20. 3,312,500 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,509,464. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a current ratio of 1.63. Kohl’s Corporation has a 52 week low of $35.16 and a 52 week high of $59.67. The firm has a market cap of $6,942.12, a P/E ratio of 10.92, a P/E/G ratio of 1.65 and a beta of 1.22.

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.72 by ($0.02). Kohl’s Corporation had a net margin of 3.47% and a return on equity of 12.72%. The firm had revenue of $4.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.30 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.80 earnings per share. Kohl’s Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Kohl’s Corporation will post 3.75 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 5th. Kohl’s Corporation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 58.36%.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on KSS shares. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $50.00 target price (up from $48.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Friday, August 11th. BMO Capital Markets set a $43.00 target price on Kohl’s Corporation and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 11th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “sell” rating on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Sunday. Instinet restated a “buy” rating and issued a $51.00 target price (up from $41.00) on shares of Kohl’s Corporation in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG upped their target price on Kohl’s Corporation from $38.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.40.

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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 (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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