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Market Cap

US$9.9b

Last Updated

2021/04/11 22:03 UTC

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Executive Summary

Kohl's Corporation operates as a retail company in the United States. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Moderate growth potential and slightly overvalued.


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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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KSS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

7.6%

KSS

2.4%

US Multiline Retail

2.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

215.2%

KSS

70.2%

US Multiline Retail

56.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: KSS exceeded the US Multiline Retail industry which returned 70.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KSS exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

KSSIndustryMarket
7 Day7.6%2.4%2.1%
30 Day3.8%9.1%2.4%
90 Day48.1%4.3%6.8%
1 Year216.5%215.2%72.0%70.2%59.1%56.3%
3 Year14.9%2.3%102.6%91.5%65.7%55.1%
5 Year78.9%44.7%120.0%96.0%122.3%97.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Kohl's's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Kohl's undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.4%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: KSS ($62.76) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($67.74)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KSS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KSS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Multiline Retail industry average.

PE vs Market: KSS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KSS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KSS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average (3.8x).


Future Growth

How is Kohl's forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 12 analysts?

23.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: KSS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: KSS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: KSS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: KSS's revenue (5.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: KSS's revenue (5.2% 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 (11.6%).


Past Performance

How has Kohl's performed over the past 5 years?

-19.1%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KSS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KSS is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KSS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 19.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KSS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: KSS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Multiline Retail industry (67.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KSS has a negative Return on Equity (-3.14%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Kohl's's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($5.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: KSS's short term assets ($5.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KSS's debt to equity ratio (56.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KSS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 50.9% to 56.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KSS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (45.3%).

Interest Coverage: KSS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Kohl's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.59%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KSS's dividend (1.59%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).

High Dividend: KSS's dividend (1.59%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).


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 not increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: KSS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: KSS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (29.8% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Michelle Gass (52 yo)

2.92yrs

Tenure

US$12,855,375

Compensation

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. Ms. Gass was th...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Michelle's total compensation ($USD12.86M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.98M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Michelle's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KSS's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: KSS's board of directors are considered experienced (4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Kohl's Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kohl's Corporation
  • Ticker: KSS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1962
  • Industry: Department Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$9.891b
  • Shares outstanding: 157.59m
  • Website: https://www.Kohls.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kohl's Corporation
  • N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
  • Menomonee Falls
  • Wisconsin
  • 53051
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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 pr...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/11 22:03
End of Day Share Price2021/04/09 00:00
Earnings2021/01/30
Annual Earnings2021/01/30


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