Kohl's Stock Analysis (NYSE:KSS)

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$40.19 $1.74 (4.53%) KSS stock closing price Mar 29, 2017 (Closing)
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Kohl's
Updated on : Mar 29, 2017
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KSS 40.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2361.1 (0%)
Closing Price On: Mar 29, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Regional Dept stores
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-0.1%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
6.3%
Sector Average:
7.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
4.74B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 0.92
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$868M
Net Income:
$252M
Dividend Yield
KSS dividend yield:
4.98%
PROS      CONS
Cash Flow
FCF Margin
High Dividend Yield
PE Valuation
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
High Debt Burden
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
KSS PS :
0.4
Industry PS :
0.7
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
7.6%
Return on Equity:
10.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
11.1%
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View Kohl's stock analysis video. This is our KSS analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for KSS stock.

Kohl's Corporation Stock Rating (3.3/5)

Our Kohl's stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Kohl's stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy KSS stock?

  • The operating cash flow looks good at 3.4 times the net income.
  • The price to earnings multiple of 10.7 is attractive when compared with the industry average PE ratio of 19.
  • The lower PS ratio 0.4 for KSS stock versus Retail-Regional Dept stores industry average of 0.7 is a positive for the company.
  • Kohl's is a dividend paying stock with a high yield of 4.98%.
  • The company has a good Free Cash Flow (FCF) margin of 11.1%.

Should you sell KSS stock?

  • Sales declined by -0.1% annually over the last 5 years.
  • Kohl's has a debt/equity ratio of  0.92, which is worse than the average in the Retail-Wholesale sector.

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