Kohl's (NYSE: KSS ) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Feb. 28. 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 increase 5.3% and EPS will drop -9.9%.
The average estimate for revenue is $6.34 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $1.63.
Last quarter, Kohl's logged revenue of $4.49 billion. GAAP reported sales were 2.6% higher than the prior-year quarter's $4.38 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 $0.91. GAAP EPS of $0.91 for Q3 were 14% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.80 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 38.1%, 50 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 9.5%, about the same as the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.8%, about the same as the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $19.28 billion. The average EPS estimate is $4.14.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 671 members out of 794 rating the stock outperform, and 123 members rating it underperform. Among 217 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 190 give Kohl's a green thumbs-up, and 27 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Kohl's is hold, with an average price target of $57.45.
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