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KSS KOHLS PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The P/E ratio for KOHLS stock stands at 8.21 as of Jul 22, 2024. This is based on the current EPS of $2.51 and the stock price of $20.6 per share.

KSS PE ratio history

How has KSS's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of KOHLS has been 12.91. The current 8.21 price-to-earnings ratio is 36% less than the historical average. In the past ten years, KSS's PE ratio reached its highest point in the May 2020 quarter at 36, with a price of $17.64 and an EPS of $0.49. The Jul 2022 quarter saw the lowest point at 5.74, with a price of $29.14 and an EPS of $5.08.

Average
12.91
Median
12.35
Minimum
5.74
Maximum
36

KOHLS PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 12.41% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -28.75% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2024 9.17 N/A
2023 N/A N/A
2022 9.39 N/A
2021 N/A N/A
2020 9.74 -28.75%
2019 13.67 10.69%
2018 12.35 -1.2%
2017 12.5 -12.59%
2016 14.3 2.51%
2015 13.95 12.41%

KSS average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of KSS for the past years

Currently, KSS's PE ratio is lower than the 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
8.54
5-year avg
12.32
10-year avg
12.91
15-year avg
13.22

KSS PE vs peers

What is KSS's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks TGT and DDS, KSS's PE ratio is lower.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
KSS KOHLS Corp 8.21 $2.29B
DDS Dillard'S Inc 9.4 $6.7B
JWN Nordstrom Inc 12.04 $3.64B
TGT Target Corp 16.84 $69.65B
M Macy's Inc 420.75 $4.65B
LE Lands' End Inc N/A $565.28M

Frequently asked questions

What is KOHLS's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for KSS stock is 8.21 as of Jul 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for KOHLS (KSS)?

The 3-year average PE ratio for KSS stock is 8.54.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for KOHLS (KSS)?

The 5-year average PE ratio for KSS stock is 12.32.

What is the highest PE ratio for KSS?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 36 and it was in the May 2020 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for KSS compare to its historical average?

KSS's current price to earnings ratio is 36% below its 10-year historical average.

Why is KOHLS's PE ratio so low?

KSS's PE ratio is low because the stock price is relatively cheap compared to the earnings generated by the company.

How is KSS's PE ratio calculated (KOHLS PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (Jul 22, 2024), KOHLS's stock price is $20.6. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending May 2024 is $2.51. Therefore, KOHLS's price to earnings ratio for today is 8.21. PE RATIO(8.21) = STOCK PRICE($20.6) / TTM EPS($2.51)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.