Moody Aldrich Partners LLC bought a new stake in Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 59,494 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,236,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Tsfg LLC purchased a new position in shares of Kohl’s during the 2nd quarter worth $30,000. International Assets Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Kohl’s by 11.4% during the 2nd quarter. International Assets Investment Management LLC now owns 34,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $37,000 after acquiring an additional 3,490 shares during the last quarter. Golden State Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Kohl’s during the 1st quarter worth about $39,000. Parallel Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 192.1% during the 1st quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 2,915 shares of the company’s stock worth $42,000 after acquiring an additional 1,917 shares during the period. Finally, NuWave Investment Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Kohl’s by 271.9% in the first quarter. NuWave Investment Management LLC now owns 4,243 shares of the company’s stock worth $62,000 after acquiring an additional 3,102 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.06% of the company’s stock.

KSS traded down $0.32 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $19.04. 6,874,606 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,227,521. The stock has a market cap of $3.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 37.33 and a beta of 1.74. The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of $21.26 and a 200-day simple moving average of $26.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 1.88 and a quick ratio of 0.79. Kohl’s Co. has a 12 month low of $10.89 and a 12 month high of $59.28.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 19th. The company reported ($3.20) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($1.80) by ($1.40). Kohl’s had a return on equity of 3.34% and a net margin of 0.48%. The business had revenue of $2.43 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.15 billion. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 36.5% on a year-over-year basis. Sell-side analysts expect that Kohl’s Co. will post -3.6 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on KSS shares. Telsey Advisory Group cut their price target on shares of Kohl’s from $25.00 to $20.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 20th. Wedbush reduced their target price on Kohl’s from $25.00 to $20.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, May 1st. Deutsche Bank dropped their price target on Kohl’s from $26.00 to $23.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, May 20th. UBS Group lowered Kohl’s from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $17.50 to $14.00 in a research note on Wednesday, July 22nd. Finally, Bank of America upgraded Kohl’s from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 8th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Kohl’s presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $33.31.

Kohl’s 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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