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Kohl's Corp
KSS : : Services
$44.30 | %
Today's Range: 44.06 - 45.46
Avg. Daily Volume: 3,188,000
04/29/16 - 4:03 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KOHL'S CORP's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. KOHL'S CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.26 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity decreased from the same period a year ago, despite already having very weak liquidity to begin with. This would indicate deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.34% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.

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Income Statement Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Net Sales ($mil)6387.06337.0
EBITDA ($mil)780.0875.0
EBIT ($mil)541.0654.0
Net Income ($mil)296.0369.0


Balance Sheet Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)707.01407.0
Total Assets ($mil)13606.014431.0
Total Debt ($mil)4708.04761.0
Equity ($mil)5491.05991.0


Profitability Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Gross Profit Margin33.0733.88
EBITDA Margin12.2113.8
Operating Margin8.4710.32
Sales Turnover1.411.32
Return on Assets4.946.0
Return on Equity12.2514.47
Debt Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Current Ratio1.871.99
Debt/Capital0.460.44
Interest Expense79.085.0
Interest Coverage6.857.69


Share Data Q4 FY15 Q4 FY14
Shares outstanding (mil)186.0201.0
Div / share0.450.39
EPS1.581.83
Book value / share29.5229.81
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3179146.04394573.0

Valuation


BUY. KOHL'S CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 24.13 for the Multiline Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.54 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.06. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, KOHL'S CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KSS 13.00 Peers 24.13   KSS 5.74 Peers 11.73

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

KSS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

KSS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KSS 10.66 Peers 20.64   KSS 0.70 Peers 8.96

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

KSS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

KSS trades at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
KSS 1.54 Peers 4.06   KSS -17.85 Peers 6.25

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

KSS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, KSS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KSS 0.44 Peers 0.78   KSS 0.95 Peers 13.64

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

KSS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

KSS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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