Kohl's Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 2/6

Kohl's's earnings have been declining at an average annual rate of -18.7%, while the Multiline Retail industry saw earnings growing at 13.9% annually. Revenues have been declining at an average rate of 2% per year. Kohl's's return on equity is 8.1%, and it has net margins of 1.8%.

Key information


Earnings growth rate


EPS growth rate

Multiline Retail Industry Growth12.6%
Revenue growth rate-2.0%
Return on equity8.1%
Net Margin1.8%
Last Earnings Update03 Feb 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Kohl's Corporation: Core Business Going Strong With Opportunities In Adjacent Categories

Apr 13

There's No Escaping Kohl's Corporation's (NYSE:KSS) Muted Revenues

Apr 08
There's No Escaping Kohl's Corporation's (NYSE:KSS) Muted Revenues

Kohl's Offers 3 Good Income Opportunities

Mar 26

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.50

Mar 12
Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) Has Affirmed Its Dividend Of $0.50

Kohl's Q4 Earnings: Strong Finish To 2023, Muted Outlook Ahead

Mar 12

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Jan 25
Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) Could Be Struggling To Allocate Capital

Kohl's Corporation: Rating Upgrade As I Shift Focus To Recovery In FY25

Dec 27

Kohl's Debt And Lack Of Growth Make It A Sell

Dec 19

Kohl's Earnings Preview: Can The Short Squeeze Continue?

Nov 17

Kohl's Corporation: Navigating The Challenges Of Inflation

Oct 18

Dividend Yield And Low Valuation Makes Retailer Kohl's Worth Buying

Oct 09

Kohl's Is The Turnaround Play Of 2023

Aug 07

Kohl's Debt Yields Rise, But Still Too Much Risk

Jul 26

Target Vs. Kohl's: How To Compare These Stocks, And Choose The Best Investment

Jun 29

Kohl's 9% Dividend Yield Looks Enticing But Considerable Risks Present

Jun 23

Kohl's Shares Are Fairly Valued Despite Earnings Beat

May 25

Kohl's: Mediocre Times Ahead, But Hidden Assets Are Key

Feb 18

Kohl's: Why I Sold Their High Yield Bond Last Week

Jan 24

Kohl's: Priced For Disaster, Yet I'm Bullish

Dec 28

Kohl's Q3 2023 Earnings Preview

Nov 16

Kohl's: The 80%-Off Share Price Sale, For Investors Who Can Handle Their Risk

Nov 08

Kohl's Sell-Off May Offer A Great Opportunity (Technical Analysis)

Oct 28

Kohl's gains amid report activist renews push for board shakeup

Oct 13

Kohl's: Market Is Watching Activist's Moves And Corporate Actions

Oct 06

Kohl's said to see push from activist investor for removal of its CEO, Chairman

Sep 22

Kohl's jumps on report of $2B offer for real estate

Sep 02

Kohl's names Christie Raymond as marketing chief

Aug 15

Dear Kohl's: A Lesson In Value Creation Or Value Destruction?

Jul 15

Kohl's shares dip on terminating deal talks with Franchise Group

Jul 01

Kohl's: $60 Isn't Enough

Jun 20

Kohl's Stock: Is Now A Good Time To Buy During The Dip?

May 31

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Kohl's makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.

Earnings and Revenue History

NYSE:KSS Revenue, expenses and earnings (USD Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
03 Feb 2417,4763175,5120
28 Oct 2317,539-1425,5570
29 Jul 2317,762-1045,5310
29 Apr 2317,954-195,5100
28 Jan 2318,098-195,5650
29 Oct 2218,5785535,5970
30 Jul 2218,9016995,6430
30 Apr 2219,2619385,6010
29 Jan 2219,4339385,4780
30 Oct 2119,0759825,3940
31 Jul 2118,4547275,3160
01 May 2117,4143925,1250
30 Jan 2115,955-1635,0210
31 Oct 2016,646-2415,1610
01 Aug 2017,292-1065,2770
02 May 2018,315885,4960
01 Feb 2019,9746915,7050
02 Nov 1919,9656985,6560
03 Aug 1919,9687365,6130
04 May 1920,1087885,6170
02 Feb 1920,2298015,6010
03 Nov 1820,4639975,6340
04 Aug 1820,4029535,5990
05 May 1820,2278685,5460
03 Feb 1820,0848595,5010
28 Oct 1719,2326445,1350
29 Jul 1718,9926734,8750
29 Apr 1718,7796054,6410
28 Jan 1719,6815565,4300
29 Oct 1618,8685994,4060
30 Jul 1618,9685734,4250
30 Apr 1619,0535634,4440
30 Jan 1619,2046734,4520
31 Oct 1519,1547464,3920
01 Aug 1519,1017674,3900
02 May 1519,0768694,3660
31 Jan 1519,0238674,3500
01 Nov 1418,7858324,3200
02 Aug 1418,8558684,2970
03 May 1418,9028674,3160
01 Feb 1419,0318894,3130
02 Nov 1319,2749324,2830
03 Aug 1319,3209704,2870
04 May 1319,2359794,2620

Quality Earnings: KSS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KSS became profitable in the past.

Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KSS's earnings have declined by 18.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KSS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: KSS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Multiline Retail industry (74.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: KSS's Return on Equity (8.1%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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