Key Performance Metrics

  • The review of Net Profit Margin witnessed a decreasing trend. The Net Profit Margin declined from 3.46% in 2019 to 1.81% in 2023.
  • The average EBIT Margin for the period under analysis was 3.39%, with 2020 and 2021 performing the worst and best, respectively.
  • In the current year, Kohl’s was able to cover its interest liabilities 2.08 times – compared to 2019 when it was 5.35 times.
  • The Capital turnover stood at 1.69 times in 2023 from 1.88 in 2019, implying a low performance on Capital of the business in relation to revenue.


  • The revenue of Kohl’s has decreased year on year. The revenue decreased by 20.12% between 2019 and 2020 and a further 21.80% increase was recorded between 2020 and 2021. There also occurred a decrease of 3.44% between 2022 and 2023 (the current period).
  • Kohl’s performance in profitability looks good as the return on capital employed also recorded good performance during the period of analysis.


  • The company’s result in liquidity looks poor, as current ratio/acid test decreased from 1.53:1/1.20:1 to 1.20:1/1.31:1 on the last year. Which implies that the company does not have enough assets to settle its current liabilities.

Capital Structure

  • Kohl’s is both equity and debt financed.
  • The debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio has been falling year on year. The gearing position of the company appears to be low as it stood at 18.9% in the current year.

Source: Kohl’s Annual Report

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