Kohl's (kss) Stock Research
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Company Description: Kohls Corporation manages family-oriented department stores in the United States. The companys stores provide products in apparel, accessories, footwear for women, men, and children, and soft home products, such as towels, sheets, and pillows; and house wares. Update
Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.
Industry Sub Sector: . Kohl's is a dominant industry leader due to its personnel, experience and financial strengths. Industry leaders are difficult to compete against, which decreases business and investor risks. The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Kohl's's profits.
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Kohl's's strategy is to continuously improve. This helps to fend against competitive threats and increases shareholder returns.
Strategy: Kohl's has a narrow focus that serves a particular customer niche with either a unique product or with a low cost advantage over competitors. (read more). Competitive Advantages:
Kohl's has consistent operating results. This lowers the risk that Kohl's will suddenly have difficulty and it increases investor confidence in the value they place on each share. Complicated financial statements lower Kohl's's value, because it increases the risk of fraud and lowers investor confidence.
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