Kohl's (KSS) Upgraded by ValuEngine to Strong-Buy

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) was upgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Saturday.

KSS has been the topic of several other research reports. Royal Bank of Canada raised Kohl's from an “underperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and set a $60.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Zacks Investment Research raised Kohl's from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 17th. Robert W. Baird raised Kohl's from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their target price for the company from $46.00 to $47.00 in a research note on Friday, November 10th. BMO Capital Markets set a $60.00 target price on Kohl's and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price on shares of Kohl's in a research note on Friday, January 19th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $56.91.

Shares of Kohl's (NYSE KSS) opened at $65.61 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a current ratio of 1.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $11,020.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.40, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.11 and a beta of 1.35. Kohl's has a 12 month low of $35.16 and a 12 month high of $69.14.

In other news, Director Stephanie A. Streeter sold 4,173 shares of Kohl's stock in a transaction on Friday, December 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $53.85, for a total transaction of $224,716.05. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 21,960 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,182,546. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of KSS. Cerebellum GP LLC acquired a new position in shares of Kohl's in the 4th quarter worth $121,000. Raymond James Trust N.A. acquired a new position in shares of Kohl's in the 3rd quarter worth $200,000. Focused Wealth Management Inc acquired a new position in shares of Kohl's in the 4th quarter worth $201,000. CIBC World Markets Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Kohl's in the 4th quarter worth $202,000. Finally, Calton & Associates Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Kohl's in the 4th quarter worth $202,000.

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About Kohl's

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is an operator of department stores. The Company operates approximately 1,154 Kohl’s department stores, a Website (www.Kohls.com), approximately 12 FILA outlets, and approximately three Off-Aisle clearance centers. The Company’s stores and Website sell moderately-priced private label and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products.

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