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.

KSS was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 48, implying a possible profit of 19.79 percent. The minimum price target given was 32, which equates to a potential downside of -20.14 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0.43 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.43 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.14 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.55 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 1 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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, 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 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, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. 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. Currently the stock is 13.96 percent higher than its 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.