Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE: KSS) is -34.74% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $24.61 and a high of $64.38 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The KSS stock was last observed hovering at around $30.93 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 1.3% off its average median price target of $30.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 23.26% off the consensus price target high of $42.00 offered by 17 analysts, but current levels are -69.63% lower than the price target low of $19.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $32.23, the stock is 9.09% and 13.94% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.48 million and changing 4.20% at the moment leaves the stock -20.99% off its SMA200. KSS registered -44.01% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -10.92%.
The stock witnessed a 11.41% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 9.85%, and is 0.50% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 5.21% over the week and 4.91% over the month.
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) has around 35000 employees, a market worth around $3.81B and $18.90B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 6.29 and Fwd P/E is 9.36. Profit margin for the company is 5.00%. Distance from 52-week low is 30.96% and -49.94% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (13.60%).
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) is a “Hold”. 17 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.90, where 10 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 2 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Kohl’s Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 02/28/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 698.80% this year.
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 127.00M, and float is at 114.80M with Short Float at 13.53%.
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Insider Activity
A total of 42 insider transactions have happened at Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 2 and purchases happening 40 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by SCHLIFSKE JOHN E.,the company’sDirector. SEC filings show that SCHLIFSKE JOHN E. bought 3,413 shares of the company’s common stock on Aug 24 at a price of $29.29 per share for a total of $99967.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 46937.0 shares.
Kohl’s Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Aug 23 that PRISING JONAS (Director) bought a total of 10,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Aug 23 and was made at $29.67 per share for $0.3 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 60647.0 shares of the KSS stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Aug 19, BONEPARTH PETER (Director) acquired 25,000 shares at an average price of $30.01 for $0.75 million. The insider now directly holds 70,700 shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS).
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that is trading -47.82% down over the past 12 months and Walmart Inc. (WMT) that is 4.77% higher over the same period. Target Corporation (TGT) is -35.45% down on the 1-year trading charts.