Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Kohls Corporation (KSS)

Kohls Corporation (KSS) : The consensus on Kohls Corporation (KSS) based on 15 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.47, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 7 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 3 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

Kohls Corporation (KSS) : The highest short term price target forecast on Kohls Corporation (KSS) is $68 and the lowest target price is $36. A total of 14 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $47.14 with a standard deviation of $7.79.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Citigroup maintains their rating on the shares of Kohls Corporation (NYSE:KSS). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Equity Analysts at the Firm raises the price target to $45 per share from $36 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 12, 2016.

Kohls Corporation (NYSE:KSS): The stock opened at $43.42 and touched an intraday high of $44.24 on Wednesday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $43.05, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $44.17 with a gain of 2.29% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 3,398,788. The stock had closed at $43.18 in the previous trading session.

Kohls Corporation (Kohls) is a specialty department store. As of January 31, 2015, the Company operated 1,162 department stores in 49 states and an e-Commerce Website ( The Company sells private label, and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products. The Companys stores carry a merchandise assortment with differences attributable to regional preferences. The Companys Website includes merchandise which is available in the stores, as well as merchandise which is available only on-line. Its private brands include Apt. 9, Croft & Barrow, Jumping Beans, SO and Sonoma Life + Style. The Companys exclusive brands consist of Food Network, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Rock & Republic and Simply Vera Vera Wang. It also offers products under the Fitbit, IZOD, Juicy Couture, Gaiam, Nespresso and PUMA brands, as well as Jumping Beans collections featuring Disney characters. It also operates a nationwide loyalty program called Yes2You rewards.

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