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Kohl's Debt-to-Equity

: 1.62 (As of Apr. 2022)
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Kohl's's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $399 Mil. Kohl's's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $6,804 Mil. Kohl's's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was $4,456 Mil. Kohl's's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 was 1.62.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

The historical rank and industry rank for Kohl's's Debt-to-Equity or its related term are showing as below:

KSS' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17   Med: 0.48   Max: 33.08
Current: 1.62

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Kohl's was 33.08. The lowest was 0.17. And the median was 0.48.

KSS's Debt-to-Equity is ranked worse than
80.95% of 992 companies
in the Retail - Cyclical industry
Industry Median: 0.61 vs KSS: 1.62

Kohl's Debt-to-Equity Historical Data

The historical data trend for Kohl's's Debt-to-Equity can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Kohl's Annual Data
Trend Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20 Jan21 Jan22
Debt-to-Equity
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.83 0.63 1.12 1.30 1.46

Kohl's Quarterly Data
Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20 Jan21 Apr21 Jul21 Oct21 Jan22 Apr22
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.23 1.27 1.37 1.46 1.62

Competitive Comparison

For the Department Stores subindustry, Kohl's's Debt-to-Equity, along with its competitors' market caps and Debt-to-Equity data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Kohl's Debt-to-Equity Distribution

For the Retail - Cyclical industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Kohl's's Debt-to-Equity distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Kohl's's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Kohl's Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Kohl's's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2022 is calculated as

Kohl's's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2022 is calculated as

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Kohl's  (NYSE:KSS) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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Kohl's Business Description

Kohl's logo
Address
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive, Menomonee Falls, WI, USA, 53051
Kohl's operates 1,165 department stores in 49 states that sell moderately priced private-label and national brand clothing, shoes, accessories, cosmetics, and home furnishings. Most of these stores are in strip centers. Kohl's also operates a large digital sales business. Women's apparel is Kohl's largest category, having generated 27% of its 2021 sales. The retailer, headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, opened its first department store in 1962.
Executives
Day Christine Mccormick director N56 W17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Jenkins Margaret L director 203 EAST MAINST P 12-02 SPARTANBURG SC 29319
Mitchell Robbin director W56 N17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Kelroy Jason J. officer: Sr.EVP,Gen. Counsel,Secretary W56 N17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Cosset Yael director 1014 VINE STREET CINCINNATI OH 45202
Timm Jill officer: Sr.EVP/Chief Financial Officer W56 N17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Gaffney Paul J officer: Sr. Exec. V.P., Ch. Tech. Off. N56 W17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Bender Michael J director 3980 BAUGHMAN GRANT ROAD NEW ALBANY OH 43054
Chini Marc A. officer: Sr. EVP/Chief People Officer W56 N17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Howe Douglas M. officer: Chief Merchandising Officer N56 W17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051-5660
Lavu Ratnakar officer: Sr. EVP, Chief Tech. Officer W56 N17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051-5660
Revelle Greg officer: Sr. EVP/Chief Marketing Off. N56 W17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Floyd H. Charles director 71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, 12TH FLOOR CHICAGO IL 60606
Besanko Bruce H officer: Chief Financial Officer N56 W17000 RIDGEWOOD DRIVE MENOMONEE FALLS WI 53051
Shapira Adrianne director C/O THE HAIN CELESTIAL GROUP, INC. 1111 MARCUS AVENUE LAKE SUCCESS NY 11050

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