Kohl’s Corp. [KSS] is -3.03% lower this YTD. Is it still time to buy?

Kohl’s Corp. [NYSE: KSS] gained 2.36% or 0.64 points to close at $27.81 with a heavy trading volume of 3958377 shares. The company report on December 20, 2023 at 8:30 AM that Wendy Arlin Appointed to Kohl’s Board of Directors.

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Appointment is part of the Board’s continual refreshment process, enhancing leadership and retail experience.

It opened the trading session at $26.83, the shares rose to $28.075 and dropped to $26.71, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for KSS points out that the company has recorded 10.23% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -57.3% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 5.71M shares, KSS reached to a volume of 3958377 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 Corp. [KSS]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for KSS shares is $24.36 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 2.94. 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 Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Market Perform, with their previous recommendation back on November 22, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Kohl’s Corp. is set at 1.28, with the Price to Sales ratio for KSS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.18. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.72. Price to Free Cash Flow for KSS in the course of the last twelve months was 6.18 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.12.

Trading performance analysis for KSS stock

Kohl’s Corp. [KSS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.82. With this latest performance, KSS shares gained by 16.36% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.23% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 2.09% 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 55.87, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.18, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 56.11 for Kohl’s Corp. [KSS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 25.16, while it was recorded at 26.87 for the last single week of trading, and 23.52 for the last 200 days.

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

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Kohl’s Corp. [KSS] shares currently have an operating margin of +1.36 and a Gross Margin at +32.23. Kohl’s Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -0.10.

Return on Total Capital for KSS is now 2.16, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.17. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -0.45, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.13. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Kohl’s Corp. [KSS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 201.06. Additionally, KSS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 66.78, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 52.74. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 186.05, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 61.80.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Kohl’s Corp. [KSS] managed to generate an average of -$196 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 90.49 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.23.Kohl’s Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.12 and a Current Ratio set at 1.14.

An analysis of Institutional ownership at Kohl’s Corp. [KSS]

The top three institutional holders of KSS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2815%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.03 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $176.59 billion in KSS stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $156.75 billion in KSS stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8325%.