NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Kohl's Corp. (KSS) are up by 1.48% to $57.06 in mid-morning trading on Wednesday, as the company prepares to report its 2014 third quarter earnings results, which are scheduled to be released on Thursday morning, before the market open.
The average estimate from analysts show they are expecting Kohl's to report earnings per share of 74 cents, on revenue of $4.41 billion for the most recent quarter.
For the 2013 third quarter the department store retailer posted diluted earnings per share of 81 cents, on revenue of $4.4 billion. These results had declined year-over-year from the 2012 third quarter.
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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates KOHL'S CORP as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate KOHL'S CORP (KSS) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself."