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The Kroger Stock Forecast, Price & News

$32.29
-0.72 (-2.18 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$32.07
Now: $32.29
$33.12
50-Day Range
$31.01
MA: $32.71
$34.80
52-Week Range
$26.25
Now: $32.29
$37.22
Volume17.21 million shs
Average Volume9.96 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.00 billion
P/E Ratio9.87
Dividend Yield2.18%
Beta0.35
The Kroger Co. operates as a retailer in the United States. The company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouse stores. 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 departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and price impact warehouse stores provides 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 sells fuel through 1,567 fuel centers. As of March 25, 2020, the company operated 2,757 retail food stores under various banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia, as well as an online retail store. The Kroger Co. has a strategic partnership with Ocado Solutions to construct three new customer fulfillment centers in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest, and West regions. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.33 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery stores
Sub-IndustryFood Retail
CUSIP50104410
Phone513-762-4000
Employees435,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$122.29 billion
Cash Flow$6.33 per share
Book Value$10.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.66 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$25.00 billion
Next Earnings Date12/3/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$32.29
-0.72 (-2.18 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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The Kroger (NYSE:KR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has The Kroger's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The Kroger's stock was trading at $30.59 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, KR stock has increased by 5.6% and is now trading at $32.29.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of The Kroger?

24 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for The Kroger in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 16 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than The Kroger?

Wall Street analysts have given The Kroger a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's winning trading ideas this year have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but The Kroger wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is The Kroger's next earnings date?

The Kroger is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 3rd 2020.
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How were The Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, September, 11th. The company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.19. The company earned $30.49 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.03 billion. The Kroger had a net margin of 2.03% and a return on equity of 26.31%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.44 EPS.
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How often does The Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Kroger?

The Kroger announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 13th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Tuesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 12th.
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When did The Kroger's stock split? How did The Kroger's stock split work?

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

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

The Kroger issued an update on its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 3.20-3.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.26.

What price target have analysts set for KR?

24 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for The Kroger's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $43.00. On average, they expect The Kroger's stock price to reach $35.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting The Kroger?

The Kroger saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 63,830,000 shares, an increase of 10.4% from the October 31st total of 57,800,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,850,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.2 days. Approximately 8.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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Who are some of The Kroger's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of The Kroger own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other The Kroger investors own include Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), The 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).

Who are The Kroger's key executives?

The Kroger's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. William Rodney McMullen, Chairman & CEO (Age 59, Pay $3.67M)
  • Mr. Gary Millerchip, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Donnelly, Exec. VP & COO (Age 61, Pay $2.22M)
  • Mr. Yael Cosset, Sr. VP of Alternative Bus., Chief Information Officer & CEO of 84.51° (Age 46, Pay $1.32M)
  • Mr. Stuart W. Aitken, Chief Merchant & Marketing Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.79M)
  • Ms. Rebekah Manis, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Christine S. Wheatley, Group VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)
  • Ms. Kristal Howard, Head of Corp. Communications & Media Relations
  • Mr. Timothy A. Massa, Sr. VP of HR & Labor Relations (Age 53)
  • Mr. Peter M. Engel, Head of Fred Meyer Jewelers Unit

What is The Kroger's stock symbol?

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

Who are The Kroger's major shareholders?

The Kroger's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.99%), State Street Corp (5.38%), LSV Asset Management (2.26%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.44%), Boston Partners (1.30%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.99%). Company insiders that own The Kroger stock include Bobby S Shackouls, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Christopher T Hjelm, Clyde R Moore, J Michael Schlotman, Joseph A Grieshaber Jr, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Michael Joseph Donnelly, Robert D Beyer, Robert W Clark, Ronald Sargent, Stephen M Mckinney, Susan J Kropf, Timothy A Massa, Todd A Foley and W Rodney Mcmullen.
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Which major investors are selling The Kroger stock?

KR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., AJO LP, State Street Corp, Poplar Forest Capital LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, First Trust Advisors LP, and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold The Kroger company stock in the last year include Bobby S Shackouls, Carin L Fike, Clyde R Moore, Joseph A Grieshaber Jr, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Michael Joseph Donnelly, Stephen M Mckinney, Susan J Kropf, Timothy A Massa, Todd A Foley, and W Rodney Mcmullen.
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Which major investors are buying The Kroger stock?

KR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Boston Partners, California Public Employees Retirement System, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Payden & Rygel, and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership.
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How do I buy shares of The Kroger?

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

What is The Kroger's stock price today?

One share of KR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.29.

How big of a company is The Kroger?

The Kroger has a market capitalization of $25.00 billion and generates $122.29 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.20 on an earnings per share basis. The Kroger employs 435,000 workers across the globe.

What is The Kroger's official website?

The official website for The Kroger is www.thekrogerco.com.

How can I contact The Kroger?

The Kroger's mailing address is 1014 VINE STREET, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The company can be reached via phone at 513-762-4000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 12/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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