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Kohl's posts disappointing sales performance in Q2 FY'12
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Aug '12
Kohl’s Corporation reported results for the quarter ended July 28, 2012.

Kohl’s Corporation reported second quarter net income of $240 million ($1.00 per diluted share) compared to $299 million ($1.08 per diluted share) a year ago. Net sales were $4.2 billion, a decrease of 1.0 percent for the quarter. Comparable store sales for the quarter decreased 2.7 percent.

Year to date, net income was $394 million ($1.63 per diluted share) compared to $500 million ($1.76 per diluted share) a year ago. Net sales were $8.4 billion, an increase of 0.4 percent. Year-to-date comparable store sales decreased 1.3 percent.

Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, “Our sales performance in the second quarter was disappointing. Our gross margin performance for the quarter, however, was better than expected. Our teams remain disciplined in their expense management and, again, delivered solid results. We accomplished our goal of improving inventory levels for the fall season and our sales improved considerably in July as units were received. As we look forward to the fall season, we are excited about the fashion content and level of newness in our assortments.”

Quarterly Dividend Declared

On August 7, 2012, Kohl's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.32 per share. The dividend is payable September 26, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 5, 2012.

Store Update

Kohl’s ended the quarter with 1,134 stores in 49 states, compared with 1,097 stores at the same time last year. During the first half of the year, the Company opened 9 new stores, including 1 relocated store, closed 1 store and completed 40 remodels. The company expects to open an additional 12 stores and complete an additional 10 remodels in September.

Earnings Guidance – Third Quarter

The Company provided initial guidance for the fiscal quarter ending October 27, 2012 of $0.83 to $0.89 per diluted share. The guidance is based on total sales growth of 1 to 3 percent and comparable store sales growth of flat to 2 percent and includes expected third quarter share repurchases of $300 million. After incorporating its second quarter results and third quarter outlook, the Company now expects to earn $4.50 to $4.65 per diluted share for fiscal 2012 versus its previous guidance of $4.75 per diluted share.

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates 1,134 stores in 49 states.

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