Kohl's Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Financial Results
Kohl's Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter Financial Results
|($ in millions)||2012||2011||Change(1)||Change(2)||Store Sales(2)|
(1) Compares the periods ended February 2, 2013 to the periods ended January 28, 2012
(2) Compares the periods ended January 26, 2013 to the periods ended January 28, 2012
Kohl's Corporation reported fourth quarter diluted earnings per share of $1.66 compared to $1.81 for the fourth quarter of 2011. Net income for the fourth quarter was $378 million compared to $455 million a year ago. For the year, net income was $1.0 billion ($4.17 per diluted share) compared to $1.2 billion ($4.30 per diluted share) for fiscal 2011.
Kevin Mansell, Kohl's chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, "Sales for the fourth quarter developed very late and, as a result, came at a cost to profitability. We were, however, able to end the quarter with levels of inventory appropriate for a strong transition to Spring. Our associates across the company did an excellent job in managing expenses throughout the year."
Impact of 53rd Week
The retail calendar for fiscal January 2013 included a fifth week, resulting in a 14-week fiscal fourth quarter and a 53-week year. During this 53rd week, total sales were $169 million; selling, general and administrative expenses were $30 million; interest was $2 million; net income was $15 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.06.
On February 27, 2013 Kohl's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.35 per share, a nine percent increase over its previous dividend. The dividend is payable March 27, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 13, 2013.
Kohl's ended the quarter with 1,146 stores in 49 states, compared with 1,127 stores at the same time last year. During the year, the Company opened 21 new stores, including 1 relocated store, closed 1 store and completed 50 remodels.
The Company issued its initial guidance for fiscal 2013. Based on assumptions of total and comparable store sales increases of 0 to 2 percent, the Company expects earnings per diluted share of $4.15 to $4.45 for the year. For the first fiscal quarter, the Company expects earnings per diluted share of $0.55 to $0.63 per diluted share based on assumptions of a total sales increase of 0.5 to 2.5 percent and a comparable store sales increase of 0 to 2 percent.
Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
Kohl's will host its quarterly earnings conference call at 8:30 am ET on February 28, 2013. The phone number for the conference call is (706) 902-0486 and the conference ID is 15143990. Replays of the call will be available for 30 days by dialing (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406. The conference call and replays are also accessible via the Company's web site at http://www.kohlscorporation.com/InvestorRelations/event-calendar.htm.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including guidance on the Company's targeted earnings. Kohl's intends forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "anticipates," "plans," or similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl's actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those described in Item 1A in Kohl's Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in Kohl's filings with the SEC.
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl's (NYS: KSS) 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 1,146 stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl's has raised more than $208 million for children's initiatives nationwide through its Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com, or join the discussion on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/kohls or Twitter http://twitter.com/Kohls.
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME|
|(In Millions, except per share data)|
|Three Months||Twelve Months|
|(14 Weeks)||(13 Weeks)||(53 Weeks)||(52 Weeks)|
|Cost of merchandise sold||4,230||3,841||12,289||11,625|
|Selling, general, and administrative||1,212||1,178||4,267||4,243|
|Depreciation and amortization||214||194||833||778|
|Interest expense, net||85||76||329||299|
|Income before income taxes||601||729||1,561||1,859|
|Provision for income taxes||223||274||575||692|
|Basic net income per share||$||1.66||$||1.82||$||4.19||$||4.33|
|Average number of shares||227||251||235||270|
|Diluted net income per share||$||1.66||$||1.81||$||4.17||$||4.30|
|Average number of shares||228||252||237||271|
|As a percent of net sales:|
|Selling, general and|
|CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||537||$||1,205|
|Deferred income taxes||122||109|
|Total current assets||4,719||4,829|
|Property and equipment, net||8,872||8,905|
Liabilities and Shareholders' Equity
|Income taxes payable||137||133|
|Current portion of capital lease|
|and financing obligations||105||94|
|Total current liabilities||2,535||2,607|
|Capital lease and financing obligations||1,956||2,009|
|Deferred income taxes||362||423|
|Other long-term liabilities||512||460|
|Total liabilities and shareholders' equity||$||13,905||$||14,148|
|CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS|
|(53 Weeks)||(52 Weeks)|
|Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash|
|provided by operating activities:|
|Depreciation and amortization||833||778|
|Excess tax benefits from share-based compensation||(4||)||(2||)|
|Deferred income taxes||(79||)||144|
|Other non-cash revenues and expenses||29||39|
|Changes in operating assets and liabilities:|
|Other current and long-term assets||(37||)||(42||)|
|Accrued and other long-term liabilities||(60||)||63|
|Net cash provided by operating activities||1,265||2,139|
|Acquisition of property and equipment||(785||)||(927||)|
|Sales of investments in auction rate securities||109||145|
|Net cash used in investing activities||(660||)||(802||)|
|Treasury stock purchases||(1,293||)||(2,311||)|
|Proceeds from issuance of debt||350||646|
|Deferred financing costs||(3||)||(8||)|
|Long-term debt payments||
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