Kohl's Corp. (KSS)

59.08
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 57.55
Day Low/High 57.19 / 59.28
52 Wk Low/High 43.33 / 75.91
Avg Volume 3.59M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 159.13M
Market Cap 9.16B
EPS 4.90
P/E Ratio 12.73
Div & Yield 2.68 (4.62%)

Retail Talk (Part Deux)

I am most pleased with my material sales of and recently. Today M is down by 3% in the face of an untimely brokerage upgrade. DDS is down by another -$4 to $76 - and well below this week's last sale of $83. I am not pleased with my short cover of at...

Retail Talk

Kohls , which leaped by over +$4 in premarket traders is now -$1.50 as the company reveals that there was a 320 basis point benefit from a friends/family shift. So real comps at the retailer actually missed. This is a lesson to traders - always thor...

Start Your Engines, the Market Just Received Some Extremely Bullish Signals

Start Your Engines, the Market Just Received Some Extremely Bullish Signals

A growth-inspired confidence and key double sector breakout. Oh yeah.

This Portfolio Is Outperforming the S&P 500

This Portfolio Is Outperforming the S&P 500

Combining stock buybacks and dividend growth has been a fairly compelling, if not controversial technique that has worked well over the past year.

From The Street of Dreams

First Boston has reduced its price target on and has downgraded the stock based on the expectation of comp and EPS miss. I have recently added to my KSS short. KSS was placed on my Best Ideas last month (along with ) at $63.38 and is now trading at ...

Accumulating Retailer Shares

Today I continued to accumulate shares of retailers (research downgrade) and  , and I am still short , and .

Jim Cramer: Macy's Downgrade by Morgan Stanley Is Hurting Kohl's

Jim Cramer: Macy's Downgrade by Morgan Stanley Is Hurting Kohl's

Macy's was downgraded by Morgan Stanley, which is hurting shares of Kohl's, according to TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer.

Dillards Has Been the Gift That Keeps on Giving

I have traded Dillard's successfully (in a relatively large way) on 5-6 occasions in the last year and a half. I am a buyer today with a scale lower. At $65 I would have a very large position for this relatively debt free retailer that is taking its...

Jim Cramer: Big Up Openings Based on Nothing Are for Suckers

Jim Cramer: Big Up Openings Based on Nothing Are for Suckers

You won't have any money left if you keep getting picked off by your own enthusiasm.

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

Closing Bell: LIVE MARKETS BLOG

U.S. markets were rising for the second straight session.

Today's Retail Schmeissing

Deutsche Bank made a negative call on retail ( , , et al.) this morning, citing a soft second quarter. The rising price in oil is another headwind.

Amazon Is 'The Death Star': Market Recon

Amazon Is 'The Death Star': Market Recon

The driver of these quarterly results that blew the lid off of the share price last night was the outperformance of AWS.

Retail Pin Action Continues to Impress

Retail pin action continues to be impressive. This week I reestablished and longs, and took down  short.

We Are Likely Still Stuck In a Trading Range

* I would not extrapolate yesterday's market recovery from the lows * If we move towards the top end of the trading range I would again be a seller "As I mentioned earlier in the week - for the time being, we seem to be stuck in the S&P Index range ...

4 Dividend Grower Stocks to Watch

4 Dividend Grower Stocks to Watch

One potential strategy for dividend seekers is to identify stocks that have historically increased their dividend payouts.

How to Beat Computerized Trading and Win In Markets (Part Deux)

"Stock-market activity is now dominated by passive strategies like ETFs, as well as by quant strategies and products such as risk-parity portfolios, volatility-trending trading, etc. Active management (especially hedge funds) seems like it's going t...

Covering Parts of Target and Kohl's Shorts

At $70.92 and $59.65, respectively, I have covered a portion of my Target and Kohl's shorts. With this move I have moved down to small sized from large sized -- reaping some profits.

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

GE and Kohl's Are Among 2 Stocks Poised For Reversal

These names are showing bullish and bearish technical patterns over the past week.

Recent Trading, Investment Moves

Here are some recent trading and investment moves: * I have added to my  short and I initiated an Alphabet trading short rental last week. * In retail I remain net short but I reestablished my and (acting suspiciously well in the last few days) long...

Retail Buys

I have large shorts in Walmart , Kohl's and Target (all of which reside on my Best Ideas List, short). Weeks ago I took large gains in Macy's and Dillard's longs (both are also on my Best Ideas List, long). Today I reestablished small longs in M and...

A Midday Review

The decline in the shares of Apple is intensifying and this has become a very profitable trade. I have added to my short today, as expressed previously, and I have no current intention to cover any of this short position. As well my view that the Na...

Short Bonds, Retail, Be Long Banks

It is a good day to be short bonds ( , the ten year yield is 2.92%) and retail ( , and ), and to be long banks ( , , and ). Apple is breaking down to new daily lows (a new trading short rental). In terms of the markets, Nasdaq indeed looks overbough...

Pressing Shorts

I pressed my shorts in retail (Kohl's and Target ) as well as in Facebook and Alphabet today. I have also added to my SPDR S&P 500 ETF short.

The Oil Price Rise Is a Clear and Present Danger to the Retail Industry

* Placing KSS at $63.38, and TGT at $72.82, on my Best Ideas List (short) "Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we st...

Adding to Investment Shorts

I plan to add to the following investment shorts on further strength: * Retail ( , , ) * Disney over $105 * Starbucks at $59.50-$60.00 better * over $40 * at $260 or better * at $77 * at $122 I continue to add to the following longs: , and .

Adding to My Retail Shorts

I have been adding to my retails shorts (Kohl's , Target and Walmart ). As I previously noted, 4Q2017 personal consumption expenditures likely borrowed from 2018. Real retail sales are now down three months in a row as the savings rate is now climbi...

Pressing My Retail Shorts

I have been pressing my retail shorts ( , , and ) for the last three days. Relatedly, in consumer discretionary, homebuilders have become homewreckers - perhaps a foreshadowing of further weakness in Retail.

Jim Cramer: Clorox Cleans Up

Jim Cramer: Clorox Cleans Up

On a day when Amazon and tech got slammed, old school classic Clorox posts a nice gain.

The Fed Is Just One of the Monsters Stalking This Stock Market: Market Recon

The Fed Is Just One of the Monsters Stalking This Stock Market: Market Recon

Other 'monsters' are getting a pass right now in terms of both media coverage, and market impact.

U.S. Retail May Still Be a Falling Knife

"Retail is still a falling knife. In the U.S., we have three or four times the amount of retail space per person relative to any other country in the world. Consequently we start with a very great supply. We have built an enormous number of obsolete...