Kohl's Corporation operates as a retail company in the United States.
Good value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Kohl's's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: KSS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Multiline Retail
1 Year Return
US Multiline Retail
Return vs Industry: KSS underperformed the US Multiline Retail industry which returned 15.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KSS underperformed the US Market which returned 8.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kohl's's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 months ago | Simply Wall StKohl's (NYSE:KSS) Has A Somewhat Strained Balance Sheet
4 months ago | Simply Wall StRead This Before You Buy Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Because Of Its P/E Ratio
4 months ago | Simply Wall StShould Kohl's Corporation (NYSE:KSS) Focus On Improving This Fundamental Metric?
Is Kohl's undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: KSS ($19.22) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42.24)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: KSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.9x) compared to the Multiline Retail industry average (23.3x).
PE vs Market: KSS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (33.9x) compared to the US market (16x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KSS is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: KSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average (1.2x).
How is Kohl's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KSS's forecast earnings growth (47.3% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: KSS's earnings (47.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (21.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KSS's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KSS's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: KSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.4%).
How has Kohl's performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KSS has a large one-off loss of $121.0M impacting its May 2 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: KSS's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (3.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KSS's earnings have declined by -1.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KSS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: KSS had negative earnings growth (-88.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Multiline Retail industry average (-8.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: KSS's Return on Equity (1.8%) is considered low.
How is Kohl's's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($6.2B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($6.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KSS's debt to equity ratio (72%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: KSS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 46.6% to 72% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.6%).
Interest Coverage: KSS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.8x coverage).
What is Kohl's's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KSS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KSS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KSS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: KSS is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KSS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michelle Gass (51yo)
Ms. Michelle D. Gass has been a Director at PepsiCo, Inc. since March 6, 2019. Ms. Gass serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Kohl's Corporation since May 16, 2018. Ms. Gass was the Chief Merch ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michelle's total compensation ($USD8.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.90M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michelle's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|CEO & Director||2yrs||US$8.98m||0.36% $10.8m|
|Senior EVP & CFO||0.50yr||US$5.61m||0.080% $2.4m|
|Senior EVP & Chief Technology Officer||0.67yr||US$5.63m||0.062% $1.8m|
|Senior EVP & Chief People Officer||1.5yrs||US$2.60m||0.045% $1.3m|
|Chief Merchandising Officer||2yrs||US$3.06m||0.071% $2.1m|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior EVP & Chief Marketing Officer||3.08yrs||US$6.26m||0.096% $2.9m|
|Executive Vice President and General Merchandise Manager of Men's & Children's||12.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President and Director of Store Operations||12.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: KSS's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).
|CEO & Director||2yrs||US$8.98m||0.36% $10.8m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||2yrs||US$450.02k||0.032% $959.6k|
|Independent Director||9.33yrs||US$249.97k||0.018% $532.3k|
|Independent Director||19.33yrs||US$249.97k||0.017% $503.1k|
|Independent Director||12yrs||US$259.99k||0.023% $686.3k|
|Independent Director||12.83yrs||US$275.02k||0.021% $613.2k|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$218.77k||0.0069% $205.9k|
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$249.97k||0.0091% $270.9k|
|Independent Director||4.75yrs||US$270.01k||0.029% $851.0k|
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||US$249.97k||0.011% $335.4k|
Experienced Board: KSS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: KSS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kohl's Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kohl's Corporation
- Ticker: KSS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Department Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$2.984b
- Shares outstanding: 155.25m
- Website: https://www.Kohls.com
Number of Employees
- Kohl's Corporation
- N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
- Menomonee Falls
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|KSS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 1992|
|KHP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 1992|
|KSS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||May 1992|
|0JRL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||May 1992|
|K1SS34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Dec 2019|
Kohl's Corporation operates as a retail company in the United States. Its stores and Website offer apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products. The company provides its products primarily under the brand names of Apt. 9, Croft & Barrow, Jumping Beans, SO, and Sonoma Goods for Life, as well as Food Network, LC Lauren Conrad, and Simply Vera Vera Wang. As of February 1, 2020, it operated 1,159 department stores; a Website Kohls.com; and 12 FILA outlets. Kohl's Corporation was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/05/30 02:16|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/05/29 00:00|
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