Kohl's (KSS)

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59.31 +0.52  +0.88% NYSE Sep 2, 1:29PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Kohl's Price to Book Value:

2.099 for Sept. 2, 2014

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Sept. 2, 2014 2.099
Aug. 29, 2014 2.081
Aug. 28, 2014 2.102
Aug. 26, 2014 2.105
Aug. 25, 2014 2.110
Aug. 22, 2014 2.104
Aug. 21, 2014 2.099
Aug. 20, 2014 2.084
Aug. 19, 2014 2.044
Aug. 18, 2014 2.037
Aug. 15, 2014 2.013
Aug. 14, 2014 2.014
Aug. 13, 2014 1.951
Aug. 12, 2014 1.980
Aug. 11, 2014 1.976
Aug. 8, 2014 1.972
Aug. 7, 2014 1.927
Aug. 6, 2014 1.937
Aug. 5, 2014 1.910
Aug. 4, 2014 1.902
Aug. 1, 2014 1.896
July 31, 2014 1.895
July 30, 2014 1.896
July 29, 2014 1.838
July 28, 2014 1.849
   
July 25, 2014 1.818
July 24, 2014 1.844
July 23, 2014 1.834
July 22, 2014 1.828
July 21, 2014 1.852
July 18, 2014 1.855
July 17, 2014 1.827
July 16, 2014 1.827
July 15, 2014 1.817
July 14, 2014 1.805
July 11, 2014 1.823
July 10, 2014 1.843
July 9, 2014 1.883
July 8, 2014 1.877
July 7, 2014 1.877
July 3, 2014 1.874
July 2, 2014 1.853
July 1, 2014 1.882
June 30, 2014 1.865
June 27, 2014 1.884
June 26, 2014 1.877
June 25, 2014 1.868
June 24, 2014 1.879
June 23, 2014 1.869
June 20, 2014 1.855

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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KSS Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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KSS Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.575 Jan 8 2013
Maximum 2.601 Oct 14 2009
Average 1.932

KSS Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("KSS", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("KSS", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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