Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) Stock Could Soon Reward Patient Investors

Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE: KSS) is -6.07% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $17.68 and a high of $34.17 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 $26.92 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.02%.

Currently trading at $26.94, the stock is 2.36% and 1.78% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 3.96 million and changing 0.07% at the moment leaves the stock 12.84% off its SMA200. KSS registered -18.71% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -3.30%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.62 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $12.34.

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The stock witnessed a -3.20% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 12.81%, and is 2.05% 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 5.50% over the week and 4.95% over the month.

Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) has around Dec 05 2023 employees, a market worth around $2.98B and $17.54B in sales. Fwd P/E is 10.18. Profit margin for the company is -0.81%. Distance from 52-week low is 52.38% and -21.16% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-1.30%).

Kohl’s Corp. quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $1.24 with sales reaching $5.72B over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 1723.18% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -2.60% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -1.00% in year-over-year returns.

Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) Top Institutional Holders

482 institutions hold shares in Kohl’s Corp. (KSS), with institutional investors hold 118.92% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 111.00M, and float is at 108.65M with Short Float at 26.84%. Institutions hold 116.62% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Blackrock Inc. with over 13.09 million shares valued at $301.83 million. The investor’s holdings represent 11.83% of the KSS Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc with 11.22 million shares valued at $258.73 million to account for 10.14% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc which holds 10.19 million shares representing 9.21% and valued at over $234.9 million, while State Street Corporation holds 5.18% of the shares totaling 5.73 million with a market value of $132.1 million.

Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) Insider Activity

A total of 17 insider transactions have happened at Kohl’s Corp. (KSS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 2 and purchases happening 15 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Kingsbury Thomas ,the company’sChief Executive Officer. SEC filings show that Kingsbury Thomas bought 92,500 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 29 at a price of $21.82 per share for a total of $2.02 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 0.23 million shares.

Kohl’s Corp. (KSS): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that is trading 75.26% up over the past 12 months. Walmart Inc. (WMT) that is 16.02% higher over the same period.