Analyst Ratings for Kohl's Corp. (KSS)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Shares of Kohl's Corp. (NYSE:KSS) have received a consensus rating of Hold from Wall Street analysts. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for KSS last month.

Of the 24 analysts covering the stock, 4 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 15 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 4 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for KSS. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 48, implying potential capital gains of 19.79 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying a possible loss of -20.14 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0.43 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.43 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.55 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 1 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 1 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

KSS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 5.68 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. KSS has a PEG ratio of 2.07.

KSS has traded between a high of 59.67 and a low of 35.16 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 13.96 percent, and 32.85 percent lower than its 52-week high. KSS has a price/earnings ratio of 11.73. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The KSS value stock report compares KSS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.81 billion. KSS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.