SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 10, 2016
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
N56 W17000 Ridgewood Drive
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (262) 703-7000
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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On November 10, 2016, Kohl's Corporation issued a press release reporting its earnings for the quarter and nine month period ended October 29, 2016 and reaffirmed its fiscal 2016 dilulated earnings per share guidance. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.
The information in this Item 2.02, including the exhibit attached hereto, is furnished solely pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K. Consequently, such information is not deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. Further, the information in this Item 2.02, including the exhibit, shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into the filings of the registrant under the Securities Act of 1933.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
See Item 2.02.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 9, 2016, the Kohl's Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.50 per share. The dividend is payable December 21, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 7, 2016.
Kohl's Board of Directors also increased the Company's outstanding share purchase authorization under its existing share repurchase program to $2.0 billion. Kohl's expects to repurchase shares in open market transactions, subject to market conditions, over the next three years.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This current report on Form 8-K contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company 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 the Company's actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks described more fully in Item 1A in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may periodically be described in the Company's filings with the SEC.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Press Release dated November 10, 2016
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: November 10, 2016
/s/ Jason J. Kelroy
Jason J. Kelroy
EVP, General Counsel & Secretary
Press Release dated November 10, 2016