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 price target was 48, which equates to a potential upside of 19.79 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 32, implying potential capital losses of -20.14 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.55 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 1 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their 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. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 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.

In the last 52-weeks, KSS has achieved a high of 59.67 and a low of 35.16. Today's price is 13.96 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 32.85 percent. 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.