Take This As A Wake-Up Call: BorgWarner Inc. (BWA), Kohl’s Corporation (KSS)

BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) shares were trading higher by 0.63 percent ($0.33) at $52.72 a piece in Tuesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $52.39. BWA trades with a P/S ratio of 1.19. This is lower than the both industry’s 89.18 and the wider sector’s 13.21. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 12.96 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 38.12. Shares of BWA have uptrended 14.24% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 11.92% in that time. BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) has a market cap of $11.23 billion and over the last 12 months, BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has gone stronger by 47.1%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:BWA) price has been as high as $53.84 and as low as $33.09. BorgWarner Inc. earnings have declined with an annualized rate of -24.4% over the last 5 years.

BorgWarner Inc. (Mean Target Price: $52.7)

The average 1-year price target for BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $52.7/share. That’s a potential -0.04 decrease relative to where BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $52.54 and $52.95. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $28. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $74.

BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.7 for BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 21 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track BWA 10 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 11, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy BorgWarner Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 8 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while3 believe that investors should either steer clear of BWA or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Cheap From Peers?

Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) pulled off a 0.63 percent gain and now trades for $41.76. KSS comes in with a P/S ratio of 0.4 that’s below 1, potentially implying that it could be cheap relative to the overall sector (13.21) and its peers (89.18). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 11.21 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 10.75. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $59.67 and as low as $35.16. Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -0.1% over the last 5 years. Shares of KSS have increased 1.63% in the past three monthswhile the S&P 500 has gained 7.82% in that time.

Kohl’s Corporation (Price Objective: $42.74)

Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS) has a market cap of $7.38 billion and over the last 12 months, KSS has declined by -4.55%. The average 1-year price target for (KSS) reveals an average price target of $42.74 per share. That’s a potential 2.35 gain from where (NYSE:KSS) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $32. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $51.

Analyst Thoughts About Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 22 analysts — of 2.7 for Kohl’s Corporation (KSS) points to moderate case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Kohl’s Corporation 14 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 8 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 3 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:KSS) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.