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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for KSS. The maximum price target given was 48, implying a possible profit of 19.79 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.14 percent. 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. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 1 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of KSS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 5.68 percent. 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. KSS has a PEG ratio of 2.07.

KSS has a 52-week high of 59.67 and a 52-week low of 35.16. Currently the stock is 13.96 percent higher than its low, and 32.85 percent lower than its 52-week high. KSS has a P/E 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.