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The Kroger Co. (KR)

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$30.22 USD


-1.17 (-3.71%)

Updated Nov 14, 2018 03:22 PM ET

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Company Summary

The Kroger Co. headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, is one of the world's largest food retailers. The Kroger Co. formats include supermarkets, price-impact warehouse stores, and multi-department stores, which are similar to supercenters, but offer an expanded variety of national brand appeal and general merchandise. State by state facts can be seen here. Kroger also operates convenience stores, our C-stores provide valuable synergies for the rapid expansion of our supermarket fuel centers. Kroger fine jewelry stores under names like Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman Jewelers. This is a high-margin business with good cash flow. Kroger is the only major U.S. supermarket company to operate an economical three-tier distribution system. Kroger also operates food production or manufacturing facilities producing high quality private-label products that provide value for customers and enhanced margins for Kroger. Kroger operates supermarket fuel centers, which are a natural addition to our one-stop-shopping strategy.

General Information

The Kroger Co.



Phone: 513-762-4000

Fax: 513-762-1575



Industry Retail - Supermarkets
Sector Retail-Wholesale
Fiscal Year End January
Last Reported Quarter 10/31/2018
Next EPS Date 12/6/2018

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.43
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 2.11
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 6.70
Next EPS Report Date 12/6/2018

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 31.38
52 Week High 32.74
52 Week Low 21.25
Beta 0.77
20 Day Moving Average 8,441,554.00
Target Price Consensus 31.13


% Price Change
4 Week 15.37
12 Week 0.06
YTD 14.32
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 19.09
12 Week 5.24
YTD 12.07
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 797.42
Market Capitalization (millions) 25,023.00
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 7/14/2015
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.78%
Annual Dividend $0.56
Payout Ratio 0.23
Change in Payout Ratio 0.00
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 9/27/2018 / $0.14

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 14.87
Trailing 12 Months 14.20
PEG Ratio 2.21
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 5.13%
vs. Previous Quarter -43.84%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 0.99%
vs. Previous Quarter -25.74%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 3.41
Price/Cash Flow 6.28
Price / Sales 0.20
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 28.05
4/30/18 29.59
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 5.20
4/30/18 5.26
Current Ratio
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 0.73
4/30/18 0.76
Quick Ratio
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 0.26
4/30/18 0.29
Operating Margin
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 1.55
4/30/18 1.56
Net Margin
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 3.05
4/30/18 2.93
Pre-Tax Margin
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 3.03
4/30/18 2.96
Book Value
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 9.21
4/30/18 8.54
Inventory Turnover
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 14.89
4/30/18 14.77
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 1.65
4/30/18 1.74
Debt to Capital
10/31/18 NA
7/31/18 62.29
4/30/18 63.47