Kohl's Corp

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KSS : NYSE : Services
$45.02 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 4,062,700
08/23/16 - 4:03 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KOHL'S CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. KOHL'S CORP has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.25 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.13% 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 Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)4182.04267.0
EBITDA ($mil)664.0656.0
EBIT ($mil)430.0424.0
Net Income ($mil)140.0130.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)700.0934.0
Total Assets ($mil)13360.014355.0
Total Debt ($mil)4629.05046.0
Equity ($mil)5215.05677.0


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin39.4538.93
EBITDA Margin15.8715.37
Operating Margin10.289.94
Sales Turnover1.421.33
Return on Assets4.285.34
Return on Equity10.9813.51
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.771.77
Debt/Capital0.470.47
Interest Expense78.084.0
Interest Coverage5.515.05


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)185.0196.0
Div / share0.50.45
EPS0.770.66
Book value / share28.1928.96
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3991090.03379388.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.86 for the Multiline Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.27. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.61 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.18. 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 14.79 Peers 23.86   KSS 4.25 Peers 75.20

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 11.00 Peers 21.14   KSS 1.16 Peers 1.37

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 discount to its peers.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
KSS 1.61 Peers 4.18   KSS -19.64 Peers -4.53

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 0.80   KSS -0.70 Peers 19.27

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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