Report: Kohl's Considers Purchase of Plano-based At Home

Kohl's may be kicking the tires of Plano-based At Home, according to Reuters, which quoted anonymous sources Wednesday and sent At Home's stock price up more than 8%.The home furnishings superstore hasn't confirmed reports that started in April when Reuters first quoted sources saying the company was for sale because of its lackluster stock price.An At Home spokeswoman on Wednesday declined to comment. Kohl's also declined to comment. Neither responded to Reuters. Hellman & Friedman, a private equity firm, which was also named by Reuters as an interested acquirer of At Home, also declined to comment, Reuters said. At Home's stock gained $1.69 a share to close at $22.30 on Wednesday. At Home has only been a publicly traded company since August 2016. It's stock peaked last summer at more than $40 a share.Twitter: @MariaHalkias  Continue reading...

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