In spite of Kohl’s Corporation’s (NYSE:KSS) recent upswing, most analysts remain bearish.

As of close of business last night, Kohl’s Corporation’s stock clocked out at $31.72, down -2.91% from its previous closing price of $32.67. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.95 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2594838 shares were traded. KSS stock price reached its highest trading level at $32.84 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $31.69.

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To gain a deeper understanding of KSS’s stock, we examine its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.10 and its Current Ratio is at 1.20. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.33 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.11.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Jefferies on September 15, 2022, Downgraded its rating to Hold and sets its target price to $29 from $40 previously.

On August 04, 2022, Cowen Downgraded its rating to Market Perform which previously was Outperform and also lowered its target price recommendation from $60 to $35.

Gordon Haskett Downgraded its Accumulate to Hold on July 07, 2022, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $30.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Aug 24 when SCHLIFSKE JOHN E. bought 3,413 shares for $29.29 per share. The transaction valued at 99,967 led to the insider holds 46,937 shares of the business.

PRISING JONAS bought 10,000 shares of KSS for $296,694 on Aug 23. The Director now owns 60,647 shares after completing the transaction at $29.67 per share. On Aug 19, another insider, BONEPARTH PETER, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 25,000 shares for $30.01 each. As a result, the insider paid 750,130 and bolstered with 70,700 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Kohl’s’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 7.40, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 9.61. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.19 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.91.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, KSS has reached a high of $64.38, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $23.38. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 28.49, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 34.54.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that KSS traded 3.98M shares on average per day over the past three months and 3.7M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 118.00M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 108.65M. Insiders hold about 1.40% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 99.30% stake in the company. Shares short for KSS as of Oct 13, 2022 were 14.31M with a Short Ratio of 17.20M, compared to 18.95M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12.27% and a Short% of Float of 16.34%.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.70, KSS has a forward annual dividend rate of 2.00. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 2.15%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 6.62%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 4.62. The current Payout Ratio is 34.60% for KSS, which recently paid a dividend on Dec 20, 2022 with an ex-dividend date of Sep 05, 2022. Stock splits for the company last occurred on Apr 24, 2000 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

As of right now, 14 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.62 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.81 and a low estimate of $0.37, while EPS last year was $1.65. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.18, with high estimates of $1.35 and low estimates of $0.97.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $3.2 and $2.8 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $3.01. EPS for the following year is $3.56, with 17 analysts recommending between $4.48 and $2.66.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 10 analysts have provided revenue estimates for KSS’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $17.52B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $17.31B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $17.41B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $18.47B, down -5.70% from the average estimate. Based on 10 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $17.72B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $18.11B and the low estimate is $17.2B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 1.80% from the average revenue estimate for this year.