Published: Wed, May 16, 2018
Business | By Tara Barton

$0.49 Revenue Per Share Anticipated for Kohl's (KSS) This Quarter

Zacks Investment Research's EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Kohl's.

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 1st.

Analysts await Lear Corporation (NYSE:LEA) to report earnings on July, 25. Glg Limited Company holds 0.04% or 9,374 shs. Contravisory Invest Mngmt Inc reported 0.12% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). The company reported $1.87 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.77 by $0.10.

Kohl's Corp (KSS) has ended the week in the red, yielding negative results for the shares at they ticked -4.55%. The company had revenue of $6.78 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $6.74 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.44 earnings per share.

A much cooler start to spring compared to the last two years " likely put pressure on early Spring apparel selling", analyst Michael Binetti wrote in a note to clients Friday entitled "A Tougher 2018 Path with Near-Term Momentum Risks".

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The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.16% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 10.71 percent. The stock, as of last close, traded 41.46% away to its 52 week low and was at a distance of -4.06% from its 52 week high.

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Finally, Robert W. Baird set a $73.00 target price on shares of Kohl's and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. ValuEngine downgraded Kohl's from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Kohl's in a research report on Monday, March 12th. The stock of Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, September 20 by Cowen & Co. MKM Partners posted a $63 price target for Kohl's Corporation stock and rated the stock as a Neutral in a research note dated Tuesday, February 13th, 2018. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $60.81. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.41, for a total value of $272,955.93. Following the transaction, the director now owns 12,213 shares in the company, valued at $810,576.81. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Peter Boneparth sold 7,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $66.37, for a total transaction of $1,217,225.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 1.20% of the company's stock.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Adams Asset Ltd Llc has 1.1% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) for 165,253 shares. On the other hand, a reading of -100 would imply that the stock is oversold and possibly set for a rally. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its stake in shares of Kohl's by 104.6% in the first quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 5,608 shares of the company's stock worth $304,000 after buying an additional 1,301 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Kohl's by 2.6% in the fourth quarter. Rampart Investment Management Company LLC now owns 4,966 shares of the company's stock valued at $325,000 after buying an additional 2,714 shares in the last quarter. Centenus Global Management LP raised its position in Kohl's by 290.0% during the first quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 98,013 shares of the company's stock worth $5,315,000 after purchasing an additional 42,986 shares during the period.

Kohl's Corporation shares were unchanged in premarket trading Monday. However, the volume average of the last three months is 3.81 million shares. The ratio is determined by dividing a company's current share price by its earnings per share.

The PE ration is a market prospect ratio that calculates the market value of a stock relative to its earnings by comparing the market price per share by the earnings per share. Kohl's has a 52 week low of $60.25 and a 52 week high of $60.74. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th were given a dividend of $0.61 per share. The New York-based Focused Wealth Mgmt has invested 0.06% in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS). This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.18%. 31 investors sold all, 178 reduced holdings as Kohl's Corporation ratio increased.

Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) now has a Montier C-score of 2. As of January 28, 2017, it operated 1,154 department stores, 12 FILA outlets, and 3 Off-Aisle clearance centers.

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