why Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $21.31

Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE: KSS] loss -3.29% on the last trading session, reaching $20.59 price per share at the time. The company report on October 30, 2020 that Kohl’s Gifts $5 Million to Nonprofits Nationwide This Holiday and Inspires Customers to Give With All Your Heart.

Kohl’s associates selected more than 100 local nonprofits all across the country to receive a total of $5 million to support family health and wellness .

Kohl’s encourages customers to celebrate their everyday heroes — the family, friends, neighbors, and communities that make a difference in their lives all year round .

Kohl’s Corporation represents 157.78 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $3.33 billion with the latest information. KSS stock price has been found in the range of $20.47 to $21.48.

If compared to the average trading volume of 9.16M shares, KSS reached a trading volume of 7543492 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KSS shares is $21.31 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on KSS stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Telsey Advisory Group have made an estimate for Kohl’s Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on October 22, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Gordon Haskett dropped their target price from $20 to $14. The new note on the price target was released on August 19, 2020, representing the official price target for Kohl’s Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $17.50 to $14, while UBS kept a Sell rating on KSS stock. On July 08, 2020, analysts increased their price target for KSS shares from 20 to 27.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Kohl’s Corporation is set at 1.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for KSS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.19. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.66, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 15.03. Price to Free Cash Flow for KSS in the course of the last twelve months was 9.34 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.

Trading performance analysis for KSS stock

Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.93. With this latest performance, KSS shares gained by 3.16% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 20.55% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -60.47% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for KSS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 46.36, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.31, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 47.65 for Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 21.21, while it was recorded at 21.40 for the last single week of trading, and 24.02 for the last 200 days.

Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.07 and a Gross Margin at +34.63. Kohl’s Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.46.

Return on Total Capital for KSS is now 11.65, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.84. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 12.59, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.11. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 113.91. Additionally, KSS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 53.25, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.65. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 107.19, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 50.11.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] managed to generate an average of $5,664 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 907.91 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.48.Kohl’s Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 2.20.

Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Kohl’s Corporation posted 0.74/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.86/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -14.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for KSS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Kohl’s Corporation go to -13.92%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]

There are presently around $2,767 million, or 85.10% of KSS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KSS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 16,940,819, which is approximately -9.755% of the company’s market cap and around 0.90% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 11,908,290 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $253.53 million in KSS stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $161.55 million in KSS stock with ownership of nearly -1.05% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Kohl’s Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 193 institutional holders increased their position in Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE:KSS] by around 22,548,060 shares. Additionally, 275 investors decreased positions by around 38,776,055 shares, while 55 investors held positions by with 68,634,137 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 129,958,252 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KSS stock had 73 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,752,542 shares, while 108 institutional investors sold positions of 4,057,834 shares during the same period.

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