KSS Stock Alert: 10 Things to Know as Franchise Group Considers Lowering Its Bid for Kohl’s


  • Kohl’s (KSS) stock is in the spotlight thanks to recent talk about its acquisition.
  • This includes reports that Franchise Group (FRG) may be lowering its bid to closer to $50 per share.
  • The previous offering was going to be $60 per share for KSS.
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Kohl’s (NYSE:KSS) stock is in the news today as reports claim that Franchise Group (NASDAQ:FRG) is considering decreasing its bid to acquire the retailer.

Let’s go over everything investors need to know about this news below!

  • According to recent reports, Franchise Group is looking at a bid closer to $50 per share for KSS stock.
  • That’s a significant drop compared to the previously reported bid of $60 per share.
  • This newest report comes from insiders close to the matter.
  • They also state that Franchise Group is debating if buying Kohl’s is the best use of its capital.
  • All of this comes after the two entered into exclusive talks for the acquisition earlier this month.
  • Those initial talks valued Kohl’s at $8 billion, but that might not be the case if a lower offering is made.
  • Another thing to keep an eye on is Kohl’s management team.
  • Part of the discussions between the two companies was for KSS to keep its current leadership.
  • Reports about this decision came out on Tuesday, which means it could be related to the lowered price offering from Franchise Group.
  • Even so, investors will have to wait for official word from Kohl’s and Franchise Group to know the exact details of the acquisition.

KSS stock is up slightly as of Thursday morning. However, the stock is still down 21.6% since the start of the year.

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