Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Issued With 'Reduce' Rating At Gordon Haskett

Randall Padilla
May 12, 2017

According to Kohl's executives, the new lines have exceeded company expectations and given new momentum to the health and activewear category it is trying to be dominant in, and which generates $3 billion a year for it, or almost 15% of the company total.

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Analysts have a mean recommendation of 3.00 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Therefore 30% are positive. Kohl's Corporation had 46 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 12 by Jefferies. The current share price indicate that stock is -11.14% away from its one year high and is moving 25.04% ahead of its 52-week low. Telsey Advisory Group has "Outperform" rating and $60 target. (NYSE:KSS) traded down 7.84% on Thursday, reaching $37.16. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Hold" on Friday, August 12.

Company representatives have called it the biggest brand launch - in terms of product - in Kohl's history and the campaign is aimed at attracting younger shoppers who tend to shun department stores. Gordon Haskett analysts stated on 09/05/2017 that they launched coverage on this stock with Reduce rating.

SG&A expenses as a percentage of sales were flat Y/Y at 25.4%. $3.97 million worth of stock was sold by MCDONALD WESLEY S on Monday, November 14. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.32, for a total value of $619,056.96.

The company did not update its guidance for the 2017 fiscal year, but previously called for earnings of $3.50 to $3.80 a share, based on sales decreasing 1.3 to increasing 0.7 percent and comparable sales declining 2 percent to flat. Its last 5-Year EPS growth stands at 18.70% with earnings growth of -867.50% yoy.

Analysts that track the company may use various metrics to aid with calculating target price predictions. 19,033,168 shares of the company were exchanged. Are investors supposed to sell when the stock hits the target? Its down 0.11, from 1.14 in 2016Q3. The company's trailing twelve month income is 556.00M dollars and is paying 5.22% dividend yield annually. 80 funds opened positions while 166 raised stakes. (KSS) has the trading volume of 6.82 Million shares with the average trading volume of 4120 shares. Millennium Management Ltd reported 0% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 13,000 shares. Tradewinds Limited Co invested in 15 shares or 0% of the stock. Scopus Asset Mngmt LP owns 200,000 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio.

Now the P/E of Kohl's Corp. stands at 12.73. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 0.25% of its portfolio in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS).

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