Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) enjoyed a -0.43% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $46.18. The stock managed -3.22% fall and now stands at $45.98 as of 6/24/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $45.76 and $47.29. This company shares are 36.21% off its target price of $62.63 and the current market capitalization stands at $7.4B. The recent change has given its price a -23.2% deficit over SMA 50 and -44.79% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -10.11% declines, -33.1% declines and -23.33% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found KSS’s volatility during a week at 2.89% and during a month it has been found around 3.06%.
What Does Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Do?
The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “Kohl’s Corp. owns and operates family-oriented department stores. It offers exclusive brand apparel, shoes, accessories and home & beauty products through its department stores. Its stores offer apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products, such as sheets and pillows and house wares targeted to middle-income customers. Its stores generally carry a consistent merchandise assortment with some differences attributable to regional preferences. The company was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, WI.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/KSS/profile under company description.]Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $8.3 billion or 0% in KSS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $891.41 million in Kohl’s Corporation, which represents roughly 12.05% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.74% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 17,425,152 shares of the stock are valued at $827.87 million. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $410.37 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.55% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 291 institutional holders increased their position in Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) by some 13,375,003 shares, 327 decreased positions by 15,370,008 and 94 held positions by 145,862,509. That puts total institutional holdings at 174,607,520 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 87 new institutional investments totaling 4,305,853 shares while 76 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,714,615 shares.Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Kohl’s Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that President Chawla Sona has sold 10,000 shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) in the trading session dated Sep. 26, 2018. These shares are worth $746,900 and were traded at $74.69 each. The SEC filing shows that STREETER STEPHANIE A performed a sale of 4,776 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 05, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $81.5 per share worth to an income of some $389,244 to the account of STREETER STEPHANIE A.
President, Chawla Sona, sold 27,223 common shares of Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) in the open market. In a transaction dated Sep. 05, 2018, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $80.92, raking in a sum of $2,202,885. After this sale, 239,848 common shares of KSS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $11,028,211.
In the transaction dated Sep. 04, 2018, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Sr. EVP, Chief Tech. Officer; LAVU RATNAKAR disposed a total of 12,205 shares at an average price of $82, amounting to approximately $1,000,810. The insider now directly owns 89,040 shares worth $4,094,059.Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 9 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 5 buy, 1 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.5 average brokerage recommendation [T1].