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Kroger - KR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$46.79
-0.08 (-0.17%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$46.64
$47.32
50-Day Range
$45.71
$52.88
52-Week Range
$38.22
$62.78
Volume
6.23 million shs
Average Volume
6.89 million shs
Market Capitalization
$33.48 billion
P/E Ratio
16.13
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Price Target
$52.22

Kroger MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.94 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
11.6% 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 9 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.

2.34 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

150th out of 218 stocks

Grocery Stores Industry

4th out of 9 stocks

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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.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several analysts recently issued reports on KR shares. MKM Partners lifted their price target on shares of Kroger from $48.00 to $55.00 in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Guggenheim reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $57.00 price target on shares of Kroger in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Evercore ISI reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of Kroger in a report on Friday, June 17th. Morgan Stanley lifted their price objective on shares of Kroger from $38.00 to $41.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a report on Friday, June 17th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lifted their price objective on shares of Kroger from $50.00 to $53.00 in a report on Friday, June 17th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $52.22.

Kroger Stock Performance

Kroger stock traded down $0.22 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $46.87. The stock had a trading volume of 4,293,688 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,889,455. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $48.23 and its 200 day moving average price is $51.00. Kroger has a 12 month low of $38.22 and a 12 month high of $62.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $33.54 billion, a PE ratio of 16.16, a P/E/G ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a quick ratio of 0.30, a current ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39.

Kroger (NYSE:KR - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June 16th. The company reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.17. Kroger had a return on equity of 31.50% and a net margin of 1.54%. The firm had revenue of $44.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $44.23 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.19 earnings per share. As a group, research analysts predict that Kroger will post 3.92 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Kroger Increases Dividend

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

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KR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/12/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Last Earnings
6/16/2022
Today
8/10/2022
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
+11.6%
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
$8.39 per share
Book Value
$12.82 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
705,900,000
Market Cap
$33.48 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.49

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KR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kroger stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kroger in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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.
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What is Kroger's stock price forecast for 2022?

16 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Kroger's shares. 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have KR shares performed in 2022?

Kroger's stock was trading at $45.26 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, KR stock has increased by 3.4% and is now trading at $46.79.
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When is Kroger's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, September 9th 2022.
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How were Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 16th. The company reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.28 by $0.17. The company had revenue of $44.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $44.23 billion. Kroger had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.50% and a net margin of 1.54%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.19 earnings per share.
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How often does Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kroger?

Kroger declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. 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.
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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.
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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 created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell 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 has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, December 30th 2021, which allows the company to buyback $1,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 3.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Kroger issued an update on its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 14th. The company provided earnings per share 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include 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%), RWC Asset Management LLP (0.37%) and Coho Partners Ltd. (0.35%). 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.
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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.
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What is Kroger's stock price today?

One share of KR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.79.

How much money does Kroger make?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) has a market capitalization of $33.48 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.
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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

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