Kohl's (KSS) Esther Ray

The Story of Kohl's

Kohl's was founded on September 12, 1962 by Maxwell Kohl. The first store location was in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

Now, there are currently 1,155 store locations throughout the United States.

The CEO of Kohl's is Kevin Mansell who became CEO in 2008.

Kohl's does not own any other stores, but it carries many name brands, such as Nike, Under Armour and Columbia making it a popular store in the department store industry.

Top competitors include Target, JC Penney, Macy's, Marshalls, TJ Maxx and Homegoods.

Factors of Production

Swimwear, outdoor gear, camping supplies, kitchen/houseware, clothing, and brand name items are just some of the many things Kohl's offers.

Currently, Kohl's has around 140,00 employees.

It's net worth is currently around 8.4 billion dollars.

Financial Information

Over the past five years, Kohl's has had a lot of ups and downs in the financial department.

It's highest price in five years was a little over 70.00 in 2015 and it's lowest was a little under 35.00 in 2016.

Stock Information

Kohl's is in the New York Stock Exchange.

The 52 week high is just below 60.00 and the low is just above 32.50.

Currently, the Kohl's stock is doing poorly, with it's stock plummeting into the 30s.

Kohl's apparently is not a great stock to invest in short-term, but keeping an eye on it is a good idea.

News on Kohl's

Four REasons to Buy Kohl's stock Now

  • Doing better than its competitors in its industry
  • They are keeping a steady net worth
  • It is producing more money than its earnings suggest
  • Kohl's is aggressively buying back its stocks, meaning its net worth is higher

Author says that it is a good stock to observe.

Summary, Analysis, Reflection

Overall, Kohl's is a good stock to invest in long term, since it's stock prices rise and fall with the industry it is in. It is a good stock to keep an eye on over time.

However, investing in it short term is not a good idea, since the stock's prices are plummeting and doing very poorly. So for us, investing in it is not a good idea.

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Created with images by Haburashiko - "Clothes to be washed" • stevepb - "coins currency investment"

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