SG Americas Securities LLC raised its holdings in Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 226.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 251,031 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 174,234 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC owned about 0.15% of Kohl’s worth $18,714,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. British Airways Pensions Investment Management Ltd bought a new position in shares of Kohl’s during the third quarter worth approximately $11,780,000. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. increased its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 29.0% during the second quarter. NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. now owns 59,862 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,364,000 after purchasing an additional 13,462 shares during the period. Rampart Investment Management Company LLC increased its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 975.3% during the second quarter. Rampart Investment Management Company LLC now owns 53,398 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,893,000 after purchasing an additional 48,432 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Kohl’s during the second quarter worth approximately $823,000. Finally, Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd bought a new position in shares of Kohl’s during the second quarter worth approximately $3,101,000.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on KSS shares. Guggenheim reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s in a research note on Tuesday, August 21st. Cowen reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 target price on shares of Kohl’s in a research note on Thursday, August 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Kohl’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 13th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Kohl’s from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $83.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, July 24th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group started coverage on Kohl’s in a research note on Monday, September 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $91.00 target price on the stock. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $78.20.

In other Kohl’s news, insider Richard D. Schepp sold 21,584 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.75, for a total value of $1,764,492.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, President Sona Chawla sold 27,223 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.92, for a total value of $2,202,885.16. Following the completion of the sale, the president now directly owns 253,021 shares in the company, valued at approximately $20,474,459.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 75,788 shares of company stock worth $6,104,331. Company insiders own 1.20% of the company’s stock.

Kohl’s stock opened at $80.75 on Tuesday. Kohl’s Co. has a one year low of $40.90 and a one year high of $83.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a current ratio of 1.82. The firm has a market cap of $13.67 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.27, a P/E/G ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.10.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 21st. The company reported $1.76 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.12. Kohl’s had a return on equity of 15.55% and a net margin of 4.79%. The firm had revenue of $4.57 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.27 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts expect that Kohl’s Co. will post 5.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Kohl’s Company Profile

Kohl's Corporation operates as an omni-channel retailer in the United States. Its stores and Website offer apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products. As of February 3, 2018, it operated 1,158 department stores; a Website Kohls.com; and 12 FILA outlets, and 4 Off-Aisle clearance centers.

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