A Director at Kohl’s Corp is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today, a Director at Kohl’s Corp, Stephen Watson, exercised options of Kohl’s Corp for $273K. The options were close to expired and Stephen Watson disposed stocks.

Following Stephen Watson’s last KSS Sell transaction on June 27, 2017, the stock climbed by 28.4%. In addition to Stephen Watson, 3 other KSS executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on Kohl’s Corp’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending January 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $6.78 billion and quarterly net profit of $468 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $6.21 billion and had a net profit of $252 million. The company has a one-year high of $69.48 and a one-year low of $35.16. KSS’s market cap is $11.01B and the company has a P/E ratio of 12.76.

Seven different firms, including Atlantic Equities and Merrill Lynch, currently also have a Sell rating on the stock. Based on 13 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $67.58, reflecting a -3.1% downside.

The insider sentiment on Kohl’s Corp has been negative according to 93 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Kohl’s Corp. owns and operates family-oriented department stores. It offers exclusive brand apparel, shoes, accessories and home & beauty products through its department stores.