Kohl's Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (KSS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is Monday, December 3, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 32 cents per share. At a price of $44.63 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Kohl's has been three million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kohl's has a market cap of $12 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 3.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kohl's Corporation operates department stores in the United States. Its stores offer private, exclusive, and national branded apparel, footwear, and accessories for women, men, and children; soft home products, such as sheets and pillows; and housewares targeted to middle-income customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 12, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Kohl's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Kohl's Ratings Report.

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