Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) Holdings Decreased by Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.

Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. trimmed its position in Kohl’s Co. (NYSE:KSS) by 59.4% in the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,865 shares of the company’s stock after selling 7,116 shares during the quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd.’s holdings in Kohl’s were worth $969,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Kohl’s by 30.8% in the 4th quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,163 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,000 after acquiring an additional 274 shares during the last quarter. Blair William & Co. IL grew its stake in Kohl’s by 1.0% during the 4th quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 38,669 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,573,000 after buying an additional 369 shares during the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co grew its stake in Kohl’s by 35.7% during the 4th quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 1,547 shares of the company’s stock worth $63,000 after buying an additional 407 shares during the last quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC grew its stake in Kohl’s by 96.5% during the 1st quarter. Exchange Traded Concepts LLC now owns 839 shares of the company’s stock worth $50,000 after buying an additional 412 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Captrust Financial Advisors grew its stake in Kohl’s by 20.3% during the 4th quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 3,057 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 515 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 83.59% of the company’s stock.

KSS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Citigroup upped their price objective on Kohl’s from $56.00 to $67.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 3rd. Telsey Advisory Group upped their price objective on Kohl’s from $54.00 to $60.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 23rd. UBS Group upped their price objective on Kohl’s from $50.00 to $54.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, March 5th. Cowen boosted their price target on Kohl’s from $65.00 to $67.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 3rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on Kohl’s from $30.00 to $58.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 9th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $50.53.

Shares of Kohl’s stock opened at $61.82 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 1.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80. The firm has a market cap of $9.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -39.63 and a beta of 2.04. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $59.61 and a 200-day simple moving average of $44.53. Kohl’s Co. has a fifty-two week low of $15.31 and a fifty-two week high of $64.16.

Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March 1st. The company reported $2.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.01 by $1.21. Kohl’s had a negative return on equity of 4.50% and a negative net margin of 1.45%. The business had revenue of $6.14 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.85 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.99 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 10.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Kohl’s Co. will post -2.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 17th were issued a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, March 16th. Kohl’s’s dividend payout ratio is 20.58%.

About Kohl’s

Kohl’s Corp. engages in the operation of family-oriented department stores. Its business line includes apparel, footwear, and accessories for women, men, and children; home products; beauty products; and accessories. The firm stores generally carry a consistent merchandise assortment with some differences attributable to regional preferences.

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