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KR The Kroger Co. weekly Stock Chart
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E14.28 EPS (ttm)2.06 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand908.23M Perf Week0.75%
Market Cap26.75B Forward P/E12.73 EPS next Y2.31 Insider Trans-3.03% Shs Float907.64M Perf Month-2.32%
Income1.96B PEG2.33 EPS next Q0.58 Inst Own80.00% Short Float1.95% Perf Quarter-8.60%
Sales115.34B P/S0.23 EPS this Y-0.80% Inst Trans-1.65% Short Ratio1.87 Perf Half Y-12.61%
Book/sh7.20 P/B4.09 EPS next Y5.71% ROA5.50% Target Price34.26 Perf Year-17.25%
Cash/sh0.35 P/C83.07 EPS next 5Y6.12% ROE29.80% 52W Range28.29 - 37.97 Perf YTD-14.66%
Dividend0.48 P/FCF185.75 EPS past 5Y32.30% ROI11.90% 52W High-22.44% Beta0.74
Dividend %1.63% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y5.00% Gross Margin22.40% 52W Low4.10% ATR0.44
Employees443000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q5.50% Oper. Margin3.00% RSI (14)51.81 Volatility0.93% 1.65%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.10 EPS Q/Q-6.50% Profit Margin1.70% Rel Volume0.66 Prev Close29.24
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.77 EarningsJun 15 BMO Payout21.60% Avg Volume9.44M Price29.45
Recom2.30 SMA200.67% SMA500.02% SMA200-6.88% Volume6,246,753 Change0.72%
May-16-17Initiated Loop Capital Hold $32
Mar-23-17Upgrade RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform → Outperform $37
Mar-07-17Downgrade Northcoast Buy → Neutral
Dec-14-16Upgrade Piper Jaffray Underweight → Neutral $28 → $34
Dec-02-16Downgrade Pivotal Research Group Buy → Hold $38 → $35
Sep-23-16Initiated Barclays Equal Weight $33
Sep-12-16Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $46 → $40
Sep-07-16Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $39 → $37
Jul-26-16Upgrade Goldman Neutral → Buy
Jun-23-16Upgrade Hilliard Lyons Neutral → Buy
May-03-16Initiated Sun Trust Rbsn Humphrey Neutral $39
Mar-04-16Reiterated Pivotal Research Group Buy $46 → $44
Mar-04-16Downgrade Macquarie Neutral → Underperform
Feb-12-16Initiated Stifel Buy $45
Dec-18-15Initiated Wells Fargo Outperform
Dec-14-15Reiterated Argus Buy $43 → $45
Dec-07-15Upgrade Northcoast Neutral → Buy
Dec-04-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $43 → $46
Dec-04-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $45 → $48
Oct-28-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $41 → $43
May-26-17 10:00PM  Greenhouse farm operator BrightFarms aims to become a national brand for local produce American City Business Journals
10:30AM  Kroger and USO continue to support Honoring Our Heroes campaign PR Newswire
09:25AM  $70M bond issue approved for massive Kroger distribution center in Kentucky American City Business Journals
May-25-17 01:19PM  US Grocer Kroger Scrambles Before German Invasion Investopedia
May-24-17 07:00PM  U.S. Grocer Kroger Has Gone Berzerk Because It's About to Be Invaded by a Ruthless German Rival
05:26PM  Wal-Mart regaining grocery share from competitors at 'accelerating rate' CNBC
May-23-17 04:48PM  Food 4 Less/Foods Co Invites Customers to Support Our Troops PR Newswire
02:00PM  Kroger Announces Retirement of Paul Bowen, President of Jay C and Ruler PR Newswire
12:25PM  Wal-Mart Puts Pressure On Grocers, But Kroger Could Resist Benzinga
May-22-17 02:00PM Earns Two #1 Spots in 2017 Survey PR Newswire
01:12PM  Krogers food price deflation woes could be coming to an end American City Business Journals
May-21-17 11:06AM  3 Dividend Stocks for Conservative Investors Motley Fool
May-19-17 04:36PM  Food 4 Less to Host Hiring Event to Fill 300 Positions in Its Supermarkets PR Newswire
02:02PM  Ralphs Grocery Company to Hire 800 Store Associates this Saturday, May 20 PR Newswire
01:22PM  Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc. 1994-A PT Trusts -- Moody's Affirms the CTL Rating of Smith's Food & Drug Centers, Inc. 1994-A Moody's
May-18-17 04:51PM  Here's why Kroger analyst is lukewarm on its stock American City Business Journals
02:56PM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Harris Teeter to Donate More Than 80,000 Pounds of Protein to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina GlobeNewswire
01:45PM  Ralphs Announces Grand Re-Opening of its Remodeled Western & Manchester Supermarket PR Newswire
12:53PM  Kroger names new Louisville president after executive shakeup American City Business Journals
01:34AM  Watch Out Samsung: South Korea Appoints 'Chaebol Sniper'
May-17-17 12:16PM  Lidl USA Invasion Begins With 20 Stores, Will Trigger Price Competition Forbes
10:00AM  Kroger Family of Stores Hosts Nationwide Hiring Event May 20 PR Newswire
May-16-17 02:00PM  Kroger Announces Retirement of Sukanya Madlinger, Promotes Calvin Kaufman, Ann Reed PR Newswire
10:53AM  Kroger Stock Gets 'Hold' Rating at Loop Capital
08:17AM  The Kroger Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KR-US : May 16, 2017 Capital Cube
May-15-17 04:35PM  Kroger hiring 90 for new store as it expands across region American City Business Journals
02:57PM  Ralphs Grocery Company to Host Hiring Event at All Southern California Stores on Saturday, May 20 PR Newswire
May-12-17 12:39PM  Aldi Has Game Plan for Wal-Mart Competition Investopedia
May-11-17 03:10PM  Whole Foods taking aim at Kroger with price cuts American City Business Journals
02:40PM  I Tried It: Krogers new meal kits American City Business Journals
01:47PM  The Kroger Co. : KR-US: Dividend Analysis : May 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 11, 2017 Capital Cube
12:25PM  Whole Foods Tries to Put Lipstick on a Pig -- Jim Cramer Comments on Earnings
12:13PM  Hungry? Kroger & Publix Launch Meal Kit Services Investopedia
09:41AM  Kroger will now chop vegetables for you Business Insider
May-10-17 04:20PM  Kroger is launching a Blue Apron killer and it has two huge advantages Business Insider
01:44PM  Who are Whole Foods' (WFM) main competitors? Investopedia
09:30AM  Zacks Investment Ideas feature highlights: TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF, Deckers, BestBuy, Humana and Kroger Zacks
May-09-17 07:35AM  Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Whole Foods On Wednesday Forbes
May-08-17 10:00AM  Kroger Named to 2017 Healthiest Employers in Cincinnati List PR Newswire
May-06-17 08:00AM  This Is How Amazon's Domination of America Is Causing Problems for Dunkin' Donuts
May-04-17 03:43PM  Kroger could be a logical acquirer of Whole Foods, analyst says (Video) American City Business Journals
May-03-17 04:18PM  Seven Greater Cincinnati public companies land among nations biggest on new list American City Business Journals
02:08PM  Kroger beats Whole Foods in brand battle American City Business Journals
10:00AM  Kroger to Participate in Goldman Sachs Global Staples Forum PR Newswire
May-02-17 06:50PM  Restaurant, retail calorie disclosure rule in flux under Trump Reuters
05:20PM  The Kroger Co. Value Analysis (NYSE:KR) : May 2, 2017 Capital Cube
08:05AM  Alkaline Water Co.'s Alkaline88(R) Expands into Harris Teeter across the Eastern United States Marketwired
May-01-17 09:14AM  The Kroger Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : KR-US : May 1, 2017 Capital Cube
Apr-27-17 03:58PM  New rival taking on Kroger on its home turf American City Business Journals
01:35PM  Wal-Mart's Price War is a Winning Strategy Motley Fool
Apr-26-17 07:40PM  Kroger Has No Business Buying Whole Foods Motley Fool
06:50AM  Kroger rival to offer home delivery in Greater Cincinnati: UPDATE American City Business Journals
Apr-25-17 12:01AM  [$$] Whole Foods woes whet rival's appetite for a deal Financial Times
Apr-24-17 02:24PM  Kroger Names Colleen Lindholz President of Pharmacy and The Little Clinic PR Newswire
10:00AM  Kroger Names New Head of Corporate Communications and Media Relations PR Newswire
Apr-21-17 04:14PM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Fred Meyer to Donate More Than 25,000 Pounds of Protein to Oregon Food Bank GlobeNewswire
03:34PM  Is it Time for Whole Foods to Sell Out?
10:06AM  CREDIT SUISSE: Kroger should think about buying Whole Foods Business Insider
12:20AM  [$$] Wal-Mart Brings Price War to Groceries, Boosting Pressure on Big Food Retailers The Wall Street Journal
Apr-20-17 10:16PM  Walmart is crushing Kroger and making food history Business Insider
09:00PM  This Is Why Kroger Should Cut a $14 Billion Check to Buy Whole Foods
07:20PM  Cramer breaks down the real power of activist funds to ch... CNBC Videos
06:17PM  Whole Foods Shareholders Might Not Want Kroger's Stock
04:51PM  Kroger shareholders get low-ball offer to sell stock American City Business Journals
02:59PM  As shoppers go digital, so does Kroger American City Business Journals
11:35AM  Smithfield Foods Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Quality Food Centers to Donate More Than 40,000 Pounds of Protein to Food Lifeline GlobeNewswire
10:05AM  Will Kroger Buy Whole Foods? Or Maybe Amazon?
08:13AM  [$$] Lower Prices at Wal-Mart: Good for Shoppers, Bad for Grocers The Wall Street Journal
Apr-19-17 03:05PM  Kroger names new diversity chief American City Business Journals
11:30AM  Kroger Recommends Shareholders Reject "Mini-Tender" Offer by TRC Capital Corporation PR Newswire
Apr-18-17 03:40PM  Kroger Names Angel Colón Senior Director of Diversity PR Newswire
03:32PM  Why Is Amazon Interested in Plug Power? Investopedia
01:15PM  Amazon beats Kroger to a burgeoning food segment American City Business Journals
Apr-16-17 12:43PM  This Short-Term Dip Is a Great Time to Buy These Long-Term Stocks Motley Fool
Apr-14-17 12:06PM  Kroger Promotes Green Living with 'Sustainability Lives Here' PR Newswire
Apr-13-17 07:00AM  Shipt Expands Harris Teeter Delivery in the Research Triangle Marketwired
06:11AM  Why Amazon Mulled and Decided Against Buying Whole Foods Investopedia
Apr-12-17 05:10PM  How Whole Foods' shakeup could affect Kroger American City Business Journals
Apr-11-17 07:01PM  Cramer: Here's the only thing Jana can do to really boost... CNBC Videos
Apr-07-17 11:20AM  Here's where Kroger's 5 Dayton-area Marketplace projects stand American City Business Journals
10:11AM  3 Bargain Stocks You Can Buy Right Now Motley Fool
Apr-06-17 12:46PM  Walmart's relentless price war is crushing Americas biggest grocer Business Insider
10:00AM  Kroger Marketplace opens in major mixed-use development NE of Houston American City Business Journals
Apr-05-17 05:00PM  ETFs with exposure to The Kroger Co. : April 5, 2017 Capital Cube
04:07PM  Kroger is eating Whole Foods' lunch nationally  but in Florida, it's Publix that's pummeling them American City Business Journals
Apr-04-17 04:25PM  Wal-Mart or Kroger: Which Retail Stock Is More Appealing? Zacks
Apr-03-17 04:43PM  Amazon Fresh Pickup Is a Tough Sell Motley Fool
07:35AM  Why Is Kroger (KR) Down 4.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? Zacks
Apr-02-17 11:51AM  Why Whole Foods' Future Is Smaller and Less Certain Than Ever Motley Fool
Apr-01-17 01:04PM  KROGER CO Financials
Mar-31-17 03:41PM  This Is Whole Foods' Secret Weapon That Millennials Already Know About
11:37AM  Wait for Better Bargains on Kroger
08:14AM  Kroger is eating Whole Foods' lunch nationally but in Florida, it's Publix that's pummeling them at
Mar-30-17 03:33PM  Kroger spends millions on early retirement plan at
02:40PM  Amazon testing Kroger-like click-and-collect locations at
12:14PM  52-Week Company Lows
09:34AM  The Kroger Co. :KR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : March 30, 2017 Capital Cube
Mar-28-17 04:51PM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
03:05PM  Kroger is stealing Whole Foods customers hand over fist at
09:00AM  Kroger Launches New Kroger Stories Website PR Newswire
The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates under the banner brands, such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, etc., as well as Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. As of January 28, 2017, the company operated 2,796 retail food stores, including 1,445 fuel centers; 784 convenience stores; and 319 fine jewelry stores and an online retail store, as well as franchised 69 convenience stores. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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