KSS Stock Overview
Kohl's Corporation operates as a retail company in the United States.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$37.68|
|52 Week High||US$64.38|
|52 Week Low||US$34.64|
|1 Month Change||-10.01%|
|3 Month Change||-39.31%|
|1 Year Change||-31.28%|
|3 Year Change||-21.25%|
|5 Year Change||-4.82%|
|Change since IPO||2,053.14%|
Recent News & Updates
Kohl's: $60 Isn't Enough
Kohl's is still entertaining a $60 offer from Franchise Group that only values the stock at 9x earnings. The department store only trades at $40 despite this offer, valuable real estate, a strong EPS stream above $6 and the Sephora plan. The stock only trades at 6x EPS targets, providing investors with a winning trade with or without a deal.
|KSS||US Multiline Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: KSS underperformed the US Multiline Retail industry which returned -13.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: KSS underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|KSS Average Weekly Movement||9.9%|
|Multiline Retail Industry Average Movement||9.9%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: KSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: KSS's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Kohl's Corporation operates as a retail company in the United States. It offers branded apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and home products through its stores and website. The company provides its products primarily under the brand names of Apt.
Kohl's Fundamentals Summary
|KSS fundamental statistics|
Is KSS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KSS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$11.34b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||7.30|
|Net Profit Margin||4.87%|
How did KSS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is KSS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KSS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is KSS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does KSS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|KSS PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
OLLI Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: KSS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x) compared to the peer average (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: KSS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x) compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average (10.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is KSS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||5.2x|
|Fair PE Ratio||13x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: KSS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of KSS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: KSS ($37.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($111.25)
Significantly Below Fair Value: KSS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: KSS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Kohl's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: KSS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: KSS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: KSS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: KSS's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: KSS's revenue (1.4% 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 (16%).
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How has Kohl's performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: KSS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: KSS's current net profit margins (4.9%) are higher than last year (2.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: KSS's earnings have declined by 7.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: KSS's earnings growth over the past year (143.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-7.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: KSS earnings growth over the past year (143.1%) exceeded the Multiline Retail industry -4.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: KSS's Return on Equity (21.1%) is considered high.
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How is Kohl's's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($4.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($4.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: KSS's net debt to equity ratio (38.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: KSS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 56% to 53.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: KSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (64.4%).
Interest Coverage: KSS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.7x coverage).
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What is Kohl's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: KSS's dividend (5.31%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).
High Dividend: KSS's dividend (5.31%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.23%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: KSS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: KSS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (22.3%), KSS's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (33.5%), KSS's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michelle Gass (53 yo)
Ms. Michelle D. Gass has been an Independent Director at PepsiCo, Inc. since March 6, 2019. Ms. Gass serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Kohl's Corporation since May 16, 2018 and was CEO-elec...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michelle's total compensation ($USD12.92M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD8.23M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michelle's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: KSS's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kohl's Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Kohl's Corporation
- Ticker: KSS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Department Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Implied Market Cap: US$4.840b
- Shares outstanding: 128.46m
- Website: https://www.Kohls.com
Number of Employees
- Kohl's Corporation
- N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
- Menomonee Falls
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/27 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/27 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.