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Kroger (KR) Stock Forecast, Price & News

$52.96
+0.82 (+1.57%)
(As of 05/27/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$51.73
$53.21
50-Day Range
$47.73
$61.67
52-Week Range
$36.45
$62.78
Volume
6.22 million shs
Average Volume
7.51 million shs
Market Capitalization
$38.18 billion
P/E Ratio
24.29
Dividend Yield
1.61%
Beta
0.49
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About Kroger

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$137.89 billion
Cash Flow
$9.36 per share
Book Value
$12.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$1.66 billion
Pretax Margin
1.49%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
711,205,000
Market Cap
$38.18 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2022
Dividend Payable
3/01/2022
Last Earnings
3/03/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/12/2022
Today
5/27/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
6/16/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.73 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

64th out of 284 stocks

Grocery Stores Industry

1st out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -













Kroger (NYSE:KR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Kroger a buy right now?

15 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kroger in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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When is Kroger's next earnings date?

Kroger is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 16th 2022.
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How were Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March, 3rd. The company reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.17. The company earned $33.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $32.66 billion. Kroger had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.97% and a net margin of 1.20%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.81 earnings per share.
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How often does Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kroger?

Kroger announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 10th. Investors of record on Friday, May 13th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 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 1.61%. Kroger has been increasing its dividend for 16 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Kroger is 38.53%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Kroger will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.11% 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?

Shares of Kroger split on the morning of 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 Kroger 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 authorized a stock 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 buy up to 3.1% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Kroger updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.750-$3.850 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.450. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for KR?

15 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Kroger's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Kroger's stock price to reach $50.78 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%.
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Who are Kroger's key executives?
Kroger's management team includes the following people:
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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.24%), BlackRock Inc. (10.12%), State Street Corp (5.24%), Capital World Investors (2.36%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.28%) and LSV Asset Management (1.91%). Company insiders that own Kroger stock include Bobby S Shackouls, Calvin J Kaufman, Carin L Fike, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Clyde R Moore, Gary Millerchip, 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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Which institutional investors are selling Kroger stock?

KR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Equity Investment Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, JPMorgan Chase & Co., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Kroger company stock in the last year include Calvin J Kaufman, Carin L Fike, Christine S Wheatley, Gary Millerchip, Marc Benioff, Mark C Tuffin, Mary Ellen Adcock, Ronald Sargent, Stuart Aitken, Timothy A Massa, Todd A Foley, Valerie L Jabbar, and Yael Cosset.
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Which institutional investors are buying Kroger stock?

KR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Twin Tree Management LP, Capital World Investors, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Eaton Vance Management, Simplex Trading LLC, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, and Assenagon Asset Management S.A..
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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 $52.96.

How much money does Kroger make?

Kroger has a market capitalization of $38.18 billion and generates $137.89 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.18 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Kroger have?

Kroger 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, 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.

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 5/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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