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Kohl's (KSS) Competitors

$21.85
-0.17 (-0.77%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

KSS vs. M, DDS, PSMT, SG, BLMN, ARCO, ZGN, PLAY, TGLS, and ACVA

Should you be buying Kohl's stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Kohl's include Macy's (M), Dillard's (DDS), PriceSmart (PSMT), Sweetgreen (SG), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Ermenegildo Zegna (ZGN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Tecnoglass (TGLS), and ACV Auctions (ACVA). These companies are all part of the "retail/wholesale" sector.

Kohl's vs.

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) and Macy's (NYSE:M) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, profitability, valuation, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and community ranking.

Kohl's pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.2%. Macy's pays an annual dividend of $0.69 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Kohl's pays out 70.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Macy's pays out 186.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Kohl's is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Macy's received 112 more outperform votes than Kohl's when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.70% of users gave Macy's an outperform vote while only 58.10% of users gave Kohl's an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Kohl'sOutperform Votes
814
58.10%
Underperform Votes
587
41.90%
Macy'sOutperform Votes
926
59.70%
Underperform Votes
625
40.30%

In the previous week, Kohl's had 3 more articles in the media than Macy's. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Kohl's and 4 mentions for Macy's. Macy's' average media sentiment score of 1.00 beat Kohl's' score of 0.67 indicating that Macy's is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Kohl's
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Macy's
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Kohl's has a net margin of 1.81% compared to Macy's' net margin of 0.45%. Macy's' return on equity of 23.34% beat Kohl's' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kohl's1.81% 8.40% 2.15%
Macy's 0.45%23.34%5.76%

Kohl's has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Macy's. Kohl's is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Macy's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Kohl's$17.48B0.14$317M$2.857.67
Macy's$23.09B0.23$105M$0.3751.38

98.0% of Kohl's shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.4% of Macy's shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Kohl's shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Macy's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Kohl's presently has a consensus target price of $24.20, indicating a potential upside of 10.76%. Macy's has a consensus target price of $17.45, indicating a potential downside of 8.18%. Given Kohl's' higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Kohl's is more favorable than Macy's.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kohl's
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00
Macy's
2 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Kohl's has a beta of 1.98, suggesting that its share price is 98% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Macy's has a beta of 2.15, suggesting that its share price is 115% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Macy's beats Kohl's on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding KSS and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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KSS vs. The Competition

MetricKohl'sDepartment stores IndustryRetail SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.44B$5.16B$14.13B$17.10B
Dividend Yield9.08%1.83%178.36%3.62%
P/E Ratio7.6758.6421.8820.84
Price / Sales0.147.356.199.84
Price / Cash2.295.5116.2716.81
Price / Book0.623.204.854.85
Net Income$317M$381.16M$619.38M$965.88M
7 Day Performance-7.65%-5.21%-4.75%-3.86%
1 Month Performance-12.74%-4.85%-5.76%-2.81%
1 Year Performance-6.22%-1.38%-0.91%78.01%

Kohl's Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
M
Macy's
3.4165 of 5 stars
$19.00
+0.6%
$17.45
-8.1%
+6.4%$5.21B$23.09B51.3585,581Analyst Report
DDS
Dillard's
2.1415 of 5 stars
$414.81
+3.2%
$305.67
-26.3%
+34.0%$6.73B$6.75B9.2729,600
PSMT
PriceSmart
4.5179 of 5 stars
$78.20
-1.9%
$82.00
+4.9%
+1.5%$2.40B$4.41B19.6511,000
SG
Sweetgreen
1.8081 of 5 stars
$21.17
+0.4%
$20.50
-3.2%
+161.4%$2.39B$584.04M-21.176,186
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
2.8122 of 5 stars
$27.02
+0.9%
$27.90
+3.3%
+10.2%$2.35B$4.67B10.6887,000Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
ARCO
Arcos Dorados
4.8479 of 5 stars
$10.63
-2.5%
$13.38
+25.8%
+31.7%$2.24B$4.33B12.5193,647Short Interest ↓
ZGN
Ermenegildo Zegna
2.5205 of 5 stars
$11.03
+0.2%
$15.60
+41.5%
-11.8%$2.68B$2.06B0.007,201
PLAY
Dave & Buster's Entertainment
4.7536 of 5 stars
$54.31
-0.2%
$69.21
+27.4%
+56.0%$2.19B$2.21B19.3323,258Options Volume
Analyst Revision
TGLS
Tecnoglass
1.2214 of 5 stars
$57.80
-1.6%
$51.80
-10.4%
+31.6%$2.72B$833.27M15.018,531
ACVA
ACV Auctions
1.7155 of 5 stars
$17.29
+1.9%
$20.21
+16.9%
+49.2%$2.83B$481.23M-37.592,170Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓

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This page (NYSE:KSS) was last updated on 4/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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