S&P 500   4,229.65 (+0.46%)
DOW   33,486.41 (+0.53%)
QQQ   326.67 (+0.23%)
AAPL   169.59 (+0.21%)
MSFT   288.97 (-0.07%)
META   178.85 (+0.29%)
GOOGL   119.70 (+0.00%)
AMZN   142.07 (-0.43%)
TSLA   873.24 (-1.11%)
NVDA   181.97 (+0.55%)
NIO   21.08 (+5.14%)
BABA   95.23 (+3.03%)
AMD   99.89 (+0.85%)
MU   62.84 (+2.35%)
T   18.12 (+0.61%)
CGC   3.20 (-2.74%)
GE   78.98 (+2.39%)
F   15.82 (+2.06%)
DIS   119.16 (+5.99%)
AMC   24.79 (+4.73%)
PYPL   100.57 (+1.68%)
PFE   47.89 (-4.12%)
NFLX   246.29 (+0.89%)
S&P 500   4,229.65 (+0.46%)
DOW   33,486.41 (+0.53%)
QQQ   326.67 (+0.23%)
AAPL   169.59 (+0.21%)
MSFT   288.97 (-0.07%)
META   178.85 (+0.29%)
GOOGL   119.70 (+0.00%)
AMZN   142.07 (-0.43%)
TSLA   873.24 (-1.11%)
NVDA   181.97 (+0.55%)
NIO   21.08 (+5.14%)
BABA   95.23 (+3.03%)
AMD   99.89 (+0.85%)
MU   62.84 (+2.35%)
T   18.12 (+0.61%)
CGC   3.20 (-2.74%)
GE   78.98 (+2.39%)
F   15.82 (+2.06%)
DIS   119.16 (+5.99%)
AMC   24.79 (+4.73%)
PYPL   100.57 (+1.68%)
PFE   47.89 (-4.12%)
NFLX   246.29 (+0.89%)
S&P 500   4,229.65 (+0.46%)
DOW   33,486.41 (+0.53%)
QQQ   326.67 (+0.23%)
AAPL   169.59 (+0.21%)
MSFT   288.97 (-0.07%)
META   178.85 (+0.29%)
GOOGL   119.70 (+0.00%)
AMZN   142.07 (-0.43%)
TSLA   873.24 (-1.11%)
NVDA   181.97 (+0.55%)
NIO   21.08 (+5.14%)
BABA   95.23 (+3.03%)
AMD   99.89 (+0.85%)
MU   62.84 (+2.35%)
T   18.12 (+0.61%)
CGC   3.20 (-2.74%)
GE   78.98 (+2.39%)
F   15.82 (+2.06%)
DIS   119.16 (+5.99%)
AMC   24.79 (+4.73%)
PYPL   100.57 (+1.68%)
PFE   47.89 (-4.12%)
NFLX   246.29 (+0.89%)
S&P 500   4,229.65 (+0.46%)
DOW   33,486.41 (+0.53%)
QQQ   326.67 (+0.23%)
AAPL   169.59 (+0.21%)
MSFT   288.97 (-0.07%)
META   178.85 (+0.29%)
GOOGL   119.70 (+0.00%)
AMZN   142.07 (-0.43%)
TSLA   873.24 (-1.11%)
NVDA   181.97 (+0.55%)
NIO   21.08 (+5.14%)
BABA   95.23 (+3.03%)
AMD   99.89 (+0.85%)
MU   62.84 (+2.35%)
T   18.12 (+0.61%)
CGC   3.20 (-2.74%)
GE   78.98 (+2.39%)
F   15.82 (+2.06%)
DIS   119.16 (+5.99%)
AMC   24.79 (+4.73%)
PYPL   100.57 (+1.68%)
PFE   47.89 (-4.12%)
NFLX   246.29 (+0.89%)

Kroger - KR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$47.52
+0.73 (+1.56%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:57 PM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$46.71
$47.64
50-Day Range
$45.71
$52.88
52-Week Range
$38.22
$62.78
Volume
162,971 shs
Average Volume
4.54 million shs
Market Capitalization
$34.00 billion
P/E Ratio
16.39
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Price Target
$52.22

Kroger MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.94 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.0% Upside
$52.22 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.09% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.13
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.21mentions of Kroger in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.32%
From $3.92 to $4.05 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.04 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

111th out of 219 stocks

Grocery Stores Industry

4th out of 9 stocks

KR stock logo

About Kroger (NYSE:KR) Stock

The Kroger Co. operates as a retailer in the United States. The company operates combination food and drug stores, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouses. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; and multi-department stores provide apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, and toys. The company's marketplace stores offer full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty care, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. It also manufactures and processes food products for sale in its supermarkets and online; and sells fuel through 1,613 fuel centers. As of January 29, 2022, the company operated 2,726 supermarkets under various banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Kroger Price Performance

KR Stock opened at $46.79 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $48.14 and a 200 day simple moving average of $50.97. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a current ratio of 0.76 and a quick ratio of 0.30. Kroger has a 1 year low of $38.22 and a 1 year high of $62.78. The stock has a market cap of $33.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.13, a P/E/G ratio of 1.06 and a beta of 0.49.

Kroger (NYSE:KR - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, June 16th. The company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.17. Kroger had a net margin of 1.54% and a return on equity of 31.50%. The firm had revenue of $44.60 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.23 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.19 earnings per share. Research analysts anticipate that Kroger will post 3.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Kroger Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 1st. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be given a $0.26 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th. This is an increase from Kroger's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.22%. Kroger's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 28.97%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research firms have recently commented on KR. BNP Paribas raised shares of Kroger from an "underperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $60.00 price target for the company in a research report on Friday, April 22nd. Evercore ISI restated a "hold" rating and issued a $54.00 price target on shares of Kroger in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Morgan Stanley increased their target price on Kroger from $38.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a research note on Friday, June 17th. Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $57.00 price objective on shares of Kroger in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, MKM Partners raised their price target on Kroger from $48.00 to $55.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company's stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $52.22.

Receive KR Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Kroger and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

KR Stock News Headlines

Deep Value High Yield Newell Brands Is Ready To Bottom  (KR)
Consumer products company Newell Brands is a value and a yield attractive to investors and it looks like the stock could be ready to bottom.
7 Surprising Things You Can Buy at Kroger
Kroger Delivery Arrives in Louisville
Kroger Is A Good Addition To Your Portfolio
See More Headlines
Receive KR Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Kroger and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

KR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/12/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Last Earnings
6/16/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/12/2022
Dividend Payable
9/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
9/09/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery stores
Sub-Industry
Food Retail
CUSIP
50104410
Employees
420,000
Year Founded
1883

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$52.22
High Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$38.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.94
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.66 billion
Pretax Margin
1.90%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$137.89 billion
Cash Flow
$8.59 per share
Book Value
$12.82 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
705,900,000
Market Cap
$34.00 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.49

Social Links















KR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kroger stock right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kroger in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" KR shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
View KR analyst ratings
or view top-rated stocks.

What is Kroger's stock price forecast for 2022?

16 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Kroger's stock. Their KR share price forecasts range from $38.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $52.22 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for KR
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

How have KR shares performed in 2022?

Kroger's stock was trading at $45.26 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, KR shares have increased by 5.0% and is now trading at $47.52.
View the best growth stocks for 2022 here
.

When is Kroger's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, September 9th 2022.
View our KR earnings forecast
.

How were Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 16th. The company reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.17. The firm earned $44.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $44.23 billion. Kroger had a net margin of 1.54% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.50%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.19 earnings per share.
Read the conference call transcript
.

How often does Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kroger?

Kroger declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Investors of record on Monday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 12th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
Read our dividend analysis for KR
.

Is Kroger a good dividend stock?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.79%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 28.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KR will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.74% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KR.

When did Kroger's stock split?

Kroger's stock split before market open on Tuesday, July 14th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, June 25th 2015. The newly minted shares were distributed to shareholders after the market closes on Monday, July 13th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Kroger's stock buyback program work?

Kroger declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, December 30th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 3.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Kroger issued on next quarter's earnings?

Kroger updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 14th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.85-$3.95 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.84. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Rodney McMullen's approval rating as Kroger's CEO?

3,238 employees have rated Kroger Chief Executive Officer Rodney McMullen on Glassdoor.com. Rodney McMullen has an approval rating of 46% among the company's employees. This puts Rodney McMullen in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Kroger own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Kroger investors own include Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), Micron Technology (MU), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and General Electric (GE).

What is Kroger's stock symbol?

Kroger trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "KR."

Who are Kroger's major shareholders?

Kroger's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.68%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.45%), Swiss National Bank (0.42%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.41%) and RWC Asset Management LLP (0.37%). Insiders that own company stock include Bobby S Shackouls, Calvin J Kaufman, Carin L Fike, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Clyde R Moore, Gary Millerchip, J Michael Schlotman, Joseph A Grieshaber Jr, Marc Benioff, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Michael Joseph Donnelly, Robert W Clark, Ronald Sargent, Stephen M Mckinney, Stuart Aitken, Susan J Kropf, Timothy A Massa, Todd A Foley, Valerie L Jabbar, W Rodney Mcmullen and Yael Cosset.
View institutional ownership trends
.

How do I buy shares of Kroger?

Shares of KR stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Kroger's stock price today?

One share of KR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.52.

How much money does Kroger make?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) has a market capitalization of $34.00 billion and generates $137.89 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.90 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kroger have?

The company employs 420,000 workers across the globe.

Does Kroger have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Kroger: 84.51 HQ Building Company LLC, 84.51 LLC, Alpha Beta Company, Ansonborough Square Investors I LLC, Ansonborough Square Retail LLC, Ardrey Kell Investments LLC, Bay Area Warehouse Stores Inc., Beech Tree Holdings LLC, Bleecker Ventures LLC, Bluefield Beverage Company, Box Cutter Inc., CB&S Advertising Agency Inc., Cala Co., Cala Foods Inc., Cheeses of All Nations Inc., Country Oven Inc., Crawford Stores Inc., Creedmoor Retail LLC, Dillon Companies LLC, Dillon Real Estate Co. Inc., Dillons, Distribution Trucking Company, Dotto Inc., Edgewood Plaza Holdings LLC, Embassy International Inc., FM Inc., FMJ Inc., Farmacia Doral Inc., Food 4 Less GM Inc., Food 4 Less Holdings Inc., Food 4 Less Merchandising Inc., Food 4 Less of California Inc., Food 4 Less of Southern California Inc., Fred Meyer, Fred Meyer Inc., Fred Meyer Jewelers Inc., Fred Meyer Stores Inc., Glasswing Labs LLC, Glendale/Goodwin Realty I LLC, Grubstake Investments LLC, HT Fuel DE LLC, HT Fuel NC LLC, HT Fuel SC LLC, HT Fuel VA LLC, HTGBD LLC, HTP Bluffton LLC, HTP Plaza LLC, HTP Relo LLC, HTPS LLC, HTTAH LLC, Harris Teeter, Harris Teeter LLC, Harris Teeter Properties LLC, Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc., Harris-Teeter Services Inc., Healthy Options Inc., Henpil Inc., Home Chef, Hood-Clayton Logistics LLC, Hughes Markets Inc., Hughes Realty Inc., I.T.A. Inc., IRP LLC, ITAC 119 LLC, ITAC 265 LLC, Inter-American Foods Inc., Inter-American Products Inc., J.V. Distributing Inc., Jondex Corp., Jubilee Carolina LLC, KCDE – 2013 LLC, KCDE-2 LLC, KCDE-3 LLC, KCDE-4 LLC, KCDE-5 LLC, KGO LLC, KPF LLC, KPS LLC, KRGP LLC, KRLP Inc., KV Anderson LLC, Kee Trans Inc., Kessel FP, Kiosk Medicine Kentucky LLC, Kirkpatrick West Retail LLC, Kroger Community Development Entity LLC, Kroger Dedicated Logistics Co., Kroger Fulfillment Network LLC, Kroger G.O. LLC, Kroger HQ LLC, Kroger LM Real Estate Holdings LLC, Kroger Limited Partnership I, Kroger Limited Partnership II, Kroger MC Holdings LLC, Kroger MTL Management LLC, Kroger Management Co., Kroger Management – Corryville LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Athens I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Champaign I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Champaign II LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Cincinnati I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Dallas I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Danville I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Logansport I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Missouri I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Oak Ridge I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Olney I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Omaha I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Portsmouth I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Starkville I LLC, Kroger Management – NMTC Topeka I LLC, Kroger NMTC Fremont I LLC, Kroger OZ1 Inc., Kroger OZ1 LLC, Kroger OZ2 Inc., Kroger OZ2 LLC, Kroger OZ3 Inc., Kroger OZ3 LLC, Kroger Opportunity Fund I Inc., Kroger Prescription Plans Inc., Kroger Specialty Infusion AL LLC, Kroger Specialty Infusion CA LLC, Kroger Specialty Infusion Holdings Inc., Kroger Specialty Infusion TX LLC, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy CA LLC, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy FL 2 LLC, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy Holdings 2 Inc., Kroger Specialty Pharmacy Holdings 3 Inc., Kroger Specialty Pharmacy Holdings I Inc., Kroger Specialty Pharmacy Holdings Inc., Kroger Specialty Pharmacy Inc., Kroger Specialty Pharmacy LA LLC, Kroger Texas L.P., LCGP3 Home Cooking Inc., Latta Village LLC, Local Mkt LLC, Main & Vine LLC, Matthews Property 1 LLC, Mega Marts LLC, Michigan Dairy L.L.C., ModernHealth LTC, Murray’s Cheese LLC, Murray’s Cheese LLC, Murray’s LIC LLC, Murray’s Table LLC, Pace Dairy Foods Company, Paramount Logistics LLC, Pay Less Super Markets Inc., Peyton's-Southeastern Inc., Plum Labs LLC, Pontiac Foods Inc., Queen City Assurance Inc., RBF LLC, RGC Southeast Properties LLC, Ralphs Grocery Company, Relish Labs LLC, Rocket Newco Inc., Roundy's, Roundy’s Acquisition Corp., Roundy’s Illinois LLC, Roundy’s Inc., Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc., Second Story Inc., Shop-Rite LLC, Smith’s Beverage of Wyoming Inc., Smith’s Food & Drug Centers Inc., Southern Ice Cream Specialties Inc., Stallings Investors I LLC, Sunrise R&D Holdings LLC, Sunrise Technology LLC, TLC Corporate Services LLC, TLC Immunization Clinic LLC, TLC of Georgia LLC, The Kroger Co. of Michigan, The Little Clinic LLC, The Little Clinic Management Services LLC, The Little Clinic of Arizona LLC, The Little Clinic of Colorado LLC, The Little Clinic of IN LLC, The Little Clinic of Kansas LLC, The Little Clinic of Mississippi LLC, The Little Clinic of Ohio LLC, The Little Clinic of TX LLC, The Little Clinic of Tennessee LLC, The Little Clinic of VA LLC, Topvalco Inc., Ultimate Mart LLC, Ultra Mart Foods LLC, Vandervoort Dairy Foods Company, Vine Court Assurance Incorporated, Vitacost, Vitacost.com Inc., Woodmont Holdings LLC, and YOU Technology.
Read More

When was Kroger founded?

Kroger was founded in 1883.

How can I contact Kroger?

Kroger's mailing address is 1014 VINE STREET, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The official website for the company is www.thekrogerco.com. The company can be reached via phone at (513) 762-4000, via email at kroger.ir@kroger.com, or via fax at 513-762-1575.

This page (NYSE:KR) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

MarketBeat Resources

Premium Research Tools

MarketBeat All Access subscribers can access stock screeners, the Idea Engine, data export tools, research reports, and other premium tools.

Discover All Access

Market Data and Calendars

Looking for new stock ideas? Want to see which stocks are moving? View our full suite of financial calendars and market data tables, all for free.

View Market Data

Investing Education and Resources

Receive a free world-class investing education from MarketBeat. Learn about financial terms, types of investments, trading strategies and more.

Financial Terms
Details Here
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more about MarketBeat.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau MarketBeat is rated as Great on TrustPilot

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2022. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | contact@marketbeat.com | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Do Not Sell My Information | RSS Feeds

© 2022 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see Barchart's disclaimer.