Capital Investment Counsel Inc buys $1,505,445 stake in Kohl's Corporation (KSS)

Kohl's Corporation (KSS) : Capital Investment Counsel Inc scooped up 11,106 additional shares in Kohl's Corporation during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Aug 11, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 33,499 shares of Kohl's Corporation which is valued at $1,505,445.Kohl's Corporation makes up approximately 0.75% of Capital Investment Counsel Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Advisors Capital Management boosted its stake in KSS in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,998 additional shares and now holds a total of 186,262 shares of Kohl's Corporation which is valued at $8,370,614. Kohl's Corporation makes up approx 0.82% of Advisors Capital Management’s portfolio. Tower Research Capital (trc) added KSS to its portfolio by purchasing 4,833 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $217,195. Kohl's Corporation makes up approx 0.02% of Tower Research Capital (trc)’s portfolio.Assetmark Inc reduced its stake in KSS by selling 14,321 shares or 86.13% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 2,306 shares of KSS which is valued at $101,902.Acropolis Investment Management reduced its stake in KSS by selling 245 shares or 1.95% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,330 shares of KSS which is valued at $481,610. Kohl's Corporation makes up approx 0.09% of Acropolis Investment Management’s portfolio.

Kohl's Corporation opened for trading at $44.71 and hit $45.44 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $45.02, with a gain of 1.72% or 0.76 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 27,56,049 shares. Company has a market cap of $8,271 M.

On the company’s financial health, Kohl's Corporation reported $1.22 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.19 according to the earnings call on Aug 11, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.03. The company had revenue of $4182.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4165.86 million. The company’s revenue was down -2.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.07 EPS.

Investors should note that on Aug 11, 2016, Kohl's Corporation announced a cash dividend of $0.5000. The company’s management has announced Sep 2, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Sep 7, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Sep 21, 2016.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Kohl's Corporation. Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Aug 12, 2016 to “Underperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 44 from a previous price target of $37 .Company shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 12, 2016 to “Outperform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 51 from a previous price target of $44 .

Kohl’s Corporation (Kohl’s) is a specialty department store. As of January 31 2015 the Company operated 1162 department stores in 49 states and an e-Commerce Website (www.Kohls.com). The Company sells private label and national brand apparel footwear accessories beauty and home products. The Company’s stores carry a merchandise assortment with differences attributable to regional preferences. The Company’s 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 Company’s 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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