NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is Monday, March 5, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $48.70 as of 10:05 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for Kohl's has been four million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kohl's has a market cap of $12.15 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Kohl's Corporation operates department stores in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6, above the average retail industry P/E ratio of 11.3 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Kohl's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Kohl's Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.