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NYSE:KR

Kroger Stock Forecast, Price & News

$43.14
+0.60 (+1.41%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$42.50
$43.97
50-Day Range
$38.59
$43.42
52-Week Range
$30.35
$47.99
Volume
7.51 million shs
Average Volume
8.60 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.08 billion
P/E Ratio
28.95
Dividend Yield
1.97%
Beta
0.44
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About Kroger

The Kroger Co. engages in the operation of supermarkets and multi-department stores. Its brands include Big K, Check This Out…, Heritage Farm, Simple Truth, and Simple Truth Organic. The company was founded by Barney Kroger in 1883 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery stores
Sub-Industry
Food Retail
CUSIP
50104410
Employees
465,000
Year Founded
1883

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$132.50 billion
Cash Flow
$8.14 per share
Book Value
$12.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$2.59 billion
Pretax Margin
1.12%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
733,599,000
Market Cap
$32.08 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
9/09/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/12/2021
Today
11/27/2021
Dividend Payable
12/01/2021
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
12/02/2021
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

57th out of 274 stocks

Grocery Stores Industry

1st out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Kroger (NYSE:KR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kroger a buy right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kroger in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Kroger stock. 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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How has Kroger's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Kroger's stock was trading at $30.59 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, KR shares have increased by 41.0% and is now trading at $43.14.
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When is Kroger's next earnings date?

Kroger is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 2nd 2021.
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How can I listen to Kroger's earnings call?

Kroger will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 2nd at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, September, 9th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.16. The firm earned $31.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $30.69 billion. Kroger had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 28.52% and a net margin of 0.87%. The firm's revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.73 EPS.
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How often does Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kroger?

Kroger announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, December 1st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 12th.
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Is Kroger a good dividend stock?

Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.97%. Kroger has been increasing its dividend for 15 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Kroger is 56.38%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kroger will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.61% next year. This indicates that Kroger will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Kroger's stock split? How did Kroger's stock split work?

Kroger shares 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 issued to shareholders after the market closes on Monday, July 13th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of Kroger stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Kroger's stock buyback program work?

Kroger announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Thursday, June 17th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Kroger updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, October, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.250-$3.350 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.060. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for KR?

14 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Kroger's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $49.00. On average, they anticipate Kroger's stock price to reach $39.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.3%.
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Who are Kroger's key executives?

Kroger's management team includes the following people:
  • W. Rodney McMullen, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Gary Millerchip, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Yael Cosset, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Calvin J. Kaufman, Senior Vice President
  • Stuart W. Aitken, SVP, Chief Merchant & Marketing Officer

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

3,238 employees have rated Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen on Glassdoor.com. Rodney McMullen has an approval rating of 46% among Kroger'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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.00%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.50%), LSV Asset Management (2.08%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.76%), Capital World Investors (1.69%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.55%). Company insiders that own Kroger stock include Bobby S Shackouls, Calvin J Kaufman, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Clyde R Moore, Joseph A Grieshaber Jr, Marc Benioff, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Michael Joseph Donnelly, 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 Kroger stock?

KR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Eubel Brady & Suttman Asset Management Inc., Coho Partners Ltd., Invesco Ltd., and Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA. Company insiders that have sold Kroger company stock in the last year include Calvin J Kaufman, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Clyde R Moore, Marc Benioff, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Robert W Clark, Susan J Kropf, Timothy A Massa, and Todd A Foley.
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Which major investors are buying Kroger stock?

KR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital World Investors, American Century Companies Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Junto Capital Management LP, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, and Franklin Resources Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Kroger?

Shares of KR 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 $43.14.

How much money does Kroger make?

Kroger has a market capitalization of $32.08 billion and generates $132.50 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.59 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.49 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kroger have?

Kroger employs 465,000 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, Bell Markets Inc., Bleecker Ventures LLC, Bluefield Beverage Company, Box Cutter Inc., Brier Creek Arbors Drive Retail LLC, 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, 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 – 2012 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 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 Management – NMTC Warrenton 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 2 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 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, Vine Court Assurance Incorporated, Vitacost, Vitacost.com Inc., Woodmont Holdings LLC, and YOU Technology.

When was Kroger founded?

Kroger was founded in 1883.

What is Kroger's official website?

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

Where are Kroger's headquarters?

Kroger is headquartered at 1014 VINE STREET, CINCINNATI OH, 45202.

How can I contact Kroger?

Kroger's mailing address is 1014 VINE STREET, CINCINNATI OH, 45202. The company can be reached via phone at (513) 762-4000, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 513-762-1575.


This page was last updated on 11/27/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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