Dividend Growth of Kohls Corporation(KSS)

Kohls Corporation(KSS) is having a Dividend Yield of 4.67% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $2. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.5. Kohls Corporation has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.11% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $2. Kohls Corporation(KSS) formally announced its most recent dividend on November 11, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.5. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $2. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 4.67%. Kohls Corporation(KSS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.51 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.39. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.13. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Kohls Corporation(KSS) is at the rate of 12.96% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.93. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Kohls Corporation (NYSE:KSS) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 3.08% or 1.32 points. After the session commenced at $42.71, the stock reached the higher end at $43 while it hit a low of $41.38. With the volume soaring to 3,808,540 shares, the last trade was called at $41.53. The company has a 52-week high of $59.67. The company has a market cap of $7,329 million and there are 176,472,960 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $33.87. Kohls Corporation has dropped 1.35% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 0.78% in the last 4 weeks. Kohls Corporation has dropped 20.72% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -15.9%.

Currently the company Insiders own 1.2% of Kohls Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 98.33% of Kohls Corporation shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 15, 2016, Wesley S Mcdonald (Chief Financial Officer) sold 71,582 shares at 55.18 per share price.On Sep 22, 2016, Stephen E Watson (director) purchased 615 shares at 43.87 per share price.On Mar 3, 2016, Kevin Mansell (Chairman, President, CEO) sold 50,000 shares at 46.82 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Kohl's Corporation was Initiated by Susquehanna on Feb 10, 2017 to Neutral, Price Target of the shares are set at $41.Kohl's Corporation was Downgraded by Credit Suisse to Underperform on Jan 18, 2017. Kohl's Corporation was Downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Jan 5, 2017 to Neutral, Lowers Price Target to $ 44 from a previous price target of $60 .Kohl's Corporation was Downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Jan 5, 2017 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 47 from a previous price target of $58 .Kohl's Corporation was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Jan 5, 2017 to Underperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 42 from a previous price target of $48 .

Kohl's Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 10, 2016. The company reported $0.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.10. Analyst had a consensus of $0.70. The company had revenue of $4327.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4326.36 million. The companys revenue was down -2.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 EPS.

Kohls Corporation operates family oriented, specialty department stores primarily in the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast areas of the United States that feature quality, national brand merchandise priced to provide exceptional value to customers. The companys stores sell moderately priced apparel, shoes, accessories and home products targeted to middle-income customers shopping for their families and homes. Kohls stores feature easily accessible locations, well laid out stores, central checkout and good in-stock.


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