Jefferies slashes price target on Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] – find out why.

Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE: KSS] slipped around -0.61 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $26.41 at the close of the session, down -2.26%. The company report on October 6, 2022 that Kohl’s Donates $150,000 to the American Red Cross to Aid Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts.

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Kohl’s also provides financial assistance to associates through relief fund.

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS ) today announced a donation of $150,000 to the American Red Cross, which is delivering vital relief to communities impacted by Hurricane Ian.

Kohl’s Corporation stock is now -46.53% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. KSS Stock saw the intraday high of $27.26 and lowest of $26.36 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 64.38, which means current price is +7.31% above from all time high which was touched on 01/25/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 4.39M shares, KSS reached a trading volume of 3822305 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say 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 $30.71 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 2.70. 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.

Jefferies have made an estimate for Kohl’s Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on September 15, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen dropped their target price from $60 to $35. The new note on the price target was released on August 04, 2022, representing the official price target for Kohl’s Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $30, while Gordon Haskett analysts kept a Hold rating on KSS stock. On July 07, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for KSS shares from 50 to 26.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Kohl’s Corporation is set at 1.31, with the Price to Sales ratio for KSS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.16. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.74, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.88.

How has KSS stock performed recently?

Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.35. With this latest performance, KSS shares dropped by -8.23% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -56.20% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -41.17% 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 42.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.95 for Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 29.00, while it was recorded at 26.95 for the last single week of trading, and 44.12 for the last 200 days.

Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Kohl’s Corporation [KSS] shares currently have an operating margin of +8.65 and a Gross Margin at +36.83. Kohl’s Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +4.83.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 19.03, with Return on Assets sitting at 6.17.

Kohl’s Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.

Earnings analysis for Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]

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 -10.67%.

Insider trade positions for Kohl’s Corporation [KSS]

There are presently around $3,162 million, or 95.82% of KSS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of KSS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 12,674,089, which is approximately -7.258% of the company’s market cap and around 1.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 11,097,286 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $293.08 million in KSS stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $185.02 million in KSS stock with ownership of nearly 11.711% 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 224 institutional holders increased their position in Kohl’s Corporation [NYSE:KSS] by around 22,020,790 shares. Additionally, 244 investors decreased positions by around 22,956,671 shares, while 59 investors held positions by with 74,749,729 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 119,727,190 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. KSS stock had 75 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,648,830 shares, while 94 institutional investors sold positions of 3,845,818 shares during the same period.


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