Kohl's Corp

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KSS : NYSE : Services
$46.07 | %
Today's Range: 44.74 - 46.12
Avg. Daily Volume: 3951700.0
09/22/17 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis


KOHL'S CORP's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 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.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.58% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)4144.04182.0
EBITDA ($mil)650.0566.0
EBIT ($mil)406.0332.0
Net Income ($mil)208.0140.0


Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)552.0700.0
Total Assets ($mil)13038.013360.0
Total Debt ($mil)4566.04629.0
Equity ($mil)5028.05215.0


Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin39.4139.45
EBITDA Margin15.6813.53
Operating Margin9.87.94
Sales Turnover1.421.42
Return on Assets5.164.28
Return on Equity13.3810.98
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio1.811.77
Debt/Capital0.480.47
Interest Expense74.078.0
Interest Coverage5.494.26


Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)169.0180.0
Div / share0.550.5
EPS1.240.77
Book value / share29.7528.97
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume3981554.04755860.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 16.24 for the Multiline Retail industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.93. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.51 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.11 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 3.46. 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 11.52 Peers 16.24   KSS 4.55 Peers 9.39

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 11.95 Peers 15.09   KSS 0.52 Peers 3.89

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 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 1.51 Peers 3.46   KSS 27.03 Peers 3.25

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.

 

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

KSS is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
KSS 0.41 Peers 0.68   KSS -2.37 Peers 1.65

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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