Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) is an interesting player in the Services space, with a focus on Department Stores. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $75.72, down from yesterday’s close by -3.32%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.Fundamental Analysis
Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) currently trades with a market capitalization of $12.49 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been growing by 3.52 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.
You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $1.44 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.62 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 3.60% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.
No analysis is ever complete without a thorough survey of a stock’s technical behavior. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Kohl’s Corporation recorded a 52-week high of $79.92. It is now trading 4.2% off that level. The stock is trading $64.97 its 50-day moving average by -10.75%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $35.33.
In recent action, Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) has made a move of +19.83% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 14.57, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 16.93% with $164.97 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of KSS.