Thinking about buying stock in Kohl’s? Think again.

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We will take a look at EPS for Kohl’s Corp (NYSE:KSS) which is earnings per share (EPS) trailing twelwe months. This is monetary value of earnings per outstanding share of common stock for a company, in this case KSS share

In the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board requires EPS information for the four major categories of the income statement: continuing operations, discontinued operations,net income and extraordinary items.

Here is the latest data for KSS stock as of April 15,2020

  • Price/Earnings trailing 12 months———–3.84
  • Earnings Per Share trailing 12 months—–4.89
  • Most Recent Earnings————————1.99 on 03/03/20
  • Next Earnings Date————————–05/19/20

Average Analyst Ratings

A price target is the envisioned future price point of an asset (usually stock) as explained by an investment analyst or a Wall street advisor. The price target is based on many assumptions such as tech levels, cash flow, recent news and supply and demand.  Price targets  change often when the market is volatileand during crisis, that is why you need to stay in the loop and any new information. 

Current Rating for KSS according to Barchart analysts
Hold
Based on 13 analysts offering recommendations.
1 Strong Buy
10 Hold
2 Strong Sell
 

How has NYSE:KSS stock performed recently?

A stock’s performance is more than just a set of random numbers. We need to place those numbers in context to understand it properly. On the surface, it feels awesome to see that a stock you invested in has returned 30% Year to date when viewing the starting price versus the ending price, but you need to look a little deeper. Was the stock abnormally low on the first trading day? If so, it could throw the numbers off.

Here are the latest numbers for Kohl’s Corp (KSS) stock

Previous Close18.79
Volume9,173,400
Avg Vol11,174,915
Stochastic %K80.33%
Weighted Alpha-72.80
5-Day Change+4.86 (+34.35%)
52-Week Range10.89 – 75.91
 
 
Looking at the numbers we are proceeding to Analysts target prices for KSS per share

Analyst Target Prices

HIGH TARGET 49.00
 
MEAN TARGET 27.83
 
LOW TARGET 17.00
52 WK HIGH 75.91
 
52 WK LOW 10.89

Latest insight into the Kohl’s Corp (NYSE:KSS) stock fundamentals

The price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is best calculated by taking a company’s market capitalization  and simply divide it by the company’s total revenue over the trailing 12 months. This number shows how much the market values every dollar of the company’s sales. This ratio can be effective in valuing growth stocks that have yet to turn a profit or have suffered a temporary setback.

So, lets take a look at  the latest KSS share values after most recent trading day on NYSE:

  • Market Capitalization, $K2,951,227
  • Shares Outstanding, K155,246
  • Annual Sales, $19,974 M
  • Annual Income, $691,000 K
  • 60-Month Beta1.64
  • Price/Sales0.15
  • Price/Cash Flow1.74
  • Price/Book0.54

The Price/Cash flow numbers that you can see in the table above(P/S) are a strong stock valuation indicator or multiple that measures the value of a stock’s price relative to its operating cash flow and that is  per share.