Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE: KSS] loss -0.60% or -0.33 points to close at $54.44 with a heavy trading volume of 3774664 shares. The company report on May 20, 2021 that Kohl’s Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2021 Financial Results.
First quarter net sales and earnings exceed expectations and company raises full year 2021 financial outlook.
First quarter net sales increase 69.5%.
It opened the trading session at $54.61, the shares rose to $55.70 and dropped to $54.37, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for KSS points out that the company has recorded 34.62% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -197.81% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 3.40M shares, KSS reached to a volume of 3774664 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 $64.86 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 2.20. 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 February 23, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Telsey Advisory Group raised their target price from $40 to $54. The new note on the price target was released on February 05, 2021, representing the official price target for Kohl’s Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $39 to $52, while Cowen kept a Outperform rating on KSS stock. On January 27, 2021, analysts increased their price target for KSS shares from 33 to 56.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Kohl’s Corporation is set at 2.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for KSS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.49. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.64, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.20. Price to Free Cash Flow for KSS in the course of the last twelve months was 6.64 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
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 -2.17. With this latest performance, KSS shares dropped by -10.58% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 34.62% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 102.98% 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 42.98, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.72, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 44.70 for Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 58.56, while it was recorded at 54.08 for the last single week of trading, and 41.88 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 +0.09 and a Gross Margin at +30.76. Kohl’s Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -1.02.
Return on Total Capital for KSS is now 0.13, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.42. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -3.06, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.09. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 130.70. Additionally, KSS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.65, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 124.38, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.92.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] managed to generate an average of -$1,482 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 39.69 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.07.Kohl’s Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.
Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Kohl’s Corporation posted -0.25/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.83/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 69.90%. 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 -5.94%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]
There are presently around $7,337 million, or 92.40% of KSS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KSS stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 14,818,427, which is approximately 11.963% of the company’s market cap and around 1.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 14,188,936 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $772.45 million in KSS stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $427.42 million in KSS stock with ownership of nearly -12.346% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Kohl’s Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 195 institutional holders increased their position in Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE:KSS] by around 20,696,653 shares. Additionally, 245 investors decreased positions by around 22,409,037 shares, while 66 investors held positions by with 91,672,231 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 134,777,921 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KSS stock had 83 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,369,393 shares, while 68 institutional investors sold positions of 2,857,796 shares during the same period.