Kohls Corporation (KSS) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Kohls Corporation (KSS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Kohls Corporation (KSS) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 7 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 3 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 5 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 15 research analysts is 2.47, which indicates as a Buy.

Kohls Corporation (KSS) : The consensus price target for Kohls Corporation (KSS) is $47.14 for the short term with a standard deviation of $7.79. The most optimist securities analyst among the 14 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $68, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $36.


Also, Citigroup maintains its rating on Kohls Corporation (NYSE:KSS). The global brokerage major raises the current price target from $36 per share to $45 per share. Analysts at the Citigroup have a current rating of Neutral on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on August 12, 2016.

Kohls Corporation (NYSE:KSS): After opening at $42.26, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $41.39 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $43 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $42.71 for the day, a gain of 0.68% for the day session. The total traded volume was 4,189,028. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $42.42.

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 (www.Kohls.com). 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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