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NYSE:KR

Kroger - KR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$44.87
+0.41 (+0.92%)
(As of 01/27/2023 01:17 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$44.46
$45.00
50-Day Range
$43.49
$49.35
52-Week Range
$41.81
$62.78
Volume
1.13 million shs
Average Volume
3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
$32.12 billion
P/E Ratio
14.02
Dividend Yield
2.34%
Price Target
$53.50

Kroger MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.0% Upside
$53.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.20% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.13
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.15mentions of Kroger in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.18 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
1.94%
From $4.13 to $4.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.73 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

18th out of 215 stocks

Grocery Stores Industry

1st out of 10 stocks


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About Kroger (NYSE:KR) Stock

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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KR Stock News Headlines

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KR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/14/2022
Last Earnings
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
1/27/2023
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/02/2023

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
$53.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$42.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.66 billion
Pretax Margin
2.04%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$137.89 billion
Cash Flow
$8.47 per share
Book Value
$12.82 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
706,158,000
Market Cap
$32.12 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.52

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Key Executives

  • W. Rodney McMullenW. Rodney McMullen
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Gary MillerchipGary Millerchip
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Yael CossetYael Cosset
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Stephanie Jenkins
    Vice President-Strategic Technology & Digital
  • Calvin J. KaufmanCalvin J. Kaufman
    Senior Vice President













KR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Kroger stock right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Kroger in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 2023?

17 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Kroger's stock. Their KR share price forecasts range from $42.00 to $75.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $53.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have KR shares performed in 2023?

Kroger's stock was trading at $44.58 at the start of the year. Since then, KR stock has increased by 0.0% and is now trading at $44.58.
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Are investors shorting Kroger?

Kroger saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totaling 15,960,000 shares, an increase of 9.0% from the December 15th total of 14,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,970,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.7 days. Approximately 2.3% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Kroger's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 2nd 2023.
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How were Kroger's earnings last quarter?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 1st. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.06. The business earned $34.20 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $33.92 billion. Kroger had a net margin of 1.61% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 7.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.78 EPS.
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How often does Kroger pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Kroger?

Kroger announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 20th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th.
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Is Kroger a good dividend stock?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) pays an annual dividend of $1.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.34%. The company 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 is 32.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KR will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.70% 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 shares split 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Thursday, December 30th 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $1,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 3.1% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually 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 Saturday, December, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.05-$4.15 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.08. 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Strs Ohio (0.16%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.12%), Capital Advisors Inc. OK (0.10%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.10%), Willis Investment Counsel (0.05%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.04%). 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, 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 $44.58.

How much money does Kroger make?

Kroger (NYSE:KR) has a market capitalization of $31.91 billion and generates $137.89 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.66 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.20 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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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 1/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff