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( KSS - Get Report )
upgraded last week to buy from hold
at Stifel Nicolaus, based on a $62 price target.
As of the most-recent reporting period, Kohl's comprises 1.7% of
Highbridge Capital Management
, which increased its position by 43.2% in the period.
: Kohl's operates family-oriented department stores that sell moderately priced apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products such as sheets and pillows; and housewares. It has traded in a 52-week range of $44.07 to $58.99and was recently at $51.33. It has a market cap of about $15 billion and a 4.4 short interest ratio, and it trades at a P/E of 15.
: Of 23 analysts covering the stock, 19 rate it a buy, and four rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Kohl's.
: Kohl's is slated to report earnings on Feb. 24. Analysts expect the company to earn $1.64 a share in the quarter, compared with $$1.40 a share in the year-ago quarter, and $3.72 a share for the year, up from $3.23 in the previous year.
More on Kohl's
: Kohl's was one of
Barclays' 30 best stock picks for 2011
Action Alerts Plus'
Stephanie Link named it one of her
top three retail stocks fro the year
. Cramer recently include it as one of a few
buy opportunities off of market weakness