Kohl’s Corporation trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. Kohl’s Corp is an American broadlines retailer. It operates department stores that sell moderately priced exclusive and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty and home products. The company also has an e-commerce platform.
Previous Intraday Trading Performance:
The KSS stock showed a previous change of -2.53% with an open at 66.27 and a close of 64.86. It reached an intraday high of 66.36 and a low of 64.55.
The stock has a market cap of $10.7b with 165.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 159.1m shares. Trading volume reached 3,825,604 shares compared to its average volume of 3,461,149 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.
Historical Trading Performance:
Over the last five trading days, Kohl’s Corporation shares returned -3.34% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.06%. Over three months, it changed -13.77%. In one year it has changed -1.18% and within that year its 52-week high was 83.28 and its 52-week low was 57.89. KSS stock is 12.04% above its 52 Week Low.
Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 70.16 and a 50 day moving average of 66.16. Currently KSS stock is trading -7.55% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.
The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.13 that ended on 31st of January 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 12.64. Based on 8 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.77. The TTM EPS is 4.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 15.44. Historically, the PE high was 22.20 and the PE low was 9.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 41.17, which is a decrease of -36.53%.
The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
The dividend per share is currently 2.44, which is a dividend yield of 3.76%. Also, the payout ratio is 58.10%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.
Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 128.82, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 49.65%
Indicators to Watch:
Based on the latest filings, there is 170.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 23,305,275, which is 14.11% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.52. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.
The current calculated beta is 0.79
Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 19.26%, return on assets is 7.21%, profit margin is 4.19%, price-to-sales is 0.87 and price-to-book is 1.96.
All scores are out of six:
5 :Valuation Score
2 :Past Performance Score
5 :Financial Strength Score
0 :Future Growth Score
4 :Dividend Score
3 :Overall Score