Kohl's (NYSE: KSS ) is expected to report Q2 earnings on Aug. 9. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Kohl's revenues will wane 0.5% and EPS will shrink 11.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $4.23 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.96.
Last quarter, Kohl's reported revenue of $4.24 billion. GAAP reported sales were 1.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $4.16 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.63 for Q1 were 8.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.69 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 35.9%, 220 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.6%, 180 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 3.6%, 120 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $19.43 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.65.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 637 members out of 768 rating the stock outperform, and 131 members rating it underperform. Among 197 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 165 give Kohl's a green thumbs-up, and 32 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kohl's is outperform, with an average price target of $57.60.
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