The Kroger Competitors

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The Kroger (NYSE:KR) Vs. ACI, ASAI, GO, SFM, CBD, and WMK

Should you be buying KR stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "grocery stores" are considered alternatives and competitors to The Kroger, including Albertsons Companies (ACI), Sendas Distribuidora (ASAI), Grocery Outlet (GO), Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (CBD), and Weis Markets (WMK).

Albertsons Companies (NYSE:ACI) and The Kroger (NYSE:KR) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, risk and earnings.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Albertsons Companies and The Kroger's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Albertsons Companies$69.69 billion0.14$850.20 million$3.246.67
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Albertsons Companies. Albertsons Companies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Kroger, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Albertsons Companies pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Albertsons Companies pays out 12.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Kroger pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Kroger has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. Albertsons Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

57.3% of Albertsons Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of The Kroger shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Albertsons Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of The Kroger shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Albertsons Companies and The Kroger, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Albertsons Companies23502.30
The Kroger411201.88

Albertsons Companies presently has a consensus price target of $21.1111, indicating a potential downside of 2.26%. The Kroger has a consensus price target of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given Albertsons Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Albertsons Companies is more favorable than The Kroger.

Profitability

This table compares Albertsons Companies and The Kroger's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Albertsons Companies1.04%107.72%5.99%
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%

Summary

The Kroger beats Albertsons Companies on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Kroger (NYSE:KR) and Sendas Distribuidora (NYSE:ASAI) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares The Kroger and Sendas Distribuidora's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73
Sendas Distribuidora$6.99 billion0.63$271.21 millionN/AN/A

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Sendas Distribuidora.

Dividends

The Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Sendas Distribuidora pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. The Kroger pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Kroger has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. The Kroger is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

82.3% of The Kroger shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of The Kroger shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for The Kroger and Sendas Distribuidora, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Kroger411201.88
Sendas Distribuidora0000N/A

The Kroger presently has a consensus target price of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given The Kroger's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe The Kroger is more favorable than Sendas Distribuidora.

Profitability

This table compares The Kroger and Sendas Distribuidora's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%
Sendas DistribuidoraN/AN/AN/A

Summary

The Kroger beats Sendas Distribuidora on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

The Kroger (NYSE:KR) and Grocery Outlet (NASDAQ:GO) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.3% of The Kroger shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 98.3% of Grocery Outlet shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of The Kroger shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.8% of Grocery Outlet shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

The Kroger has a beta of 0.36, meaning that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Grocery Outlet has a beta of -0.35, meaning that its stock price is 135% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Kroger and Grocery Outlet's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%
Grocery Outlet3.61%15.49%5.73%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Kroger and Grocery Outlet's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73
Grocery Outlet$3.13 billion1.01$106.71 million$1.1429.05

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Grocery Outlet. The Kroger is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Grocery Outlet, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for The Kroger and Grocery Outlet, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Kroger411201.88
Grocery Outlet05302.38

The Kroger presently has a consensus target price of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Grocery Outlet has a consensus target price of $42.5714, indicating a potential upside of 28.54%. Given Grocery Outlet's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Grocery Outlet is more favorable than The Kroger.

Summary

Grocery Outlet beats The Kroger on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ:SFM) and The Kroger (NYSE:KR) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Sprouts Farmers Market and The Kroger's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Sprouts Farmers Market4.36%33.46%9.94%
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

96.5% of Sprouts Farmers Market shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of The Kroger shares are held by institutional investors. 0.4% of Sprouts Farmers Market shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of The Kroger shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Sprouts Farmers Market and The Kroger, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Sprouts Farmers Market25202.00
The Kroger411201.88

Sprouts Farmers Market currently has a consensus price target of $24.25, indicating a potential downside of 1.34%. The Kroger has a consensus price target of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given Sprouts Farmers Market's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Sprouts Farmers Market is more favorable than The Kroger.

Volatility & Risk

Sprouts Farmers Market has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Kroger has a beta of 0.36, suggesting that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sprouts Farmers Market and The Kroger's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sprouts Farmers Market$6.47 billion0.45$287.45 million$2.499.87
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Sprouts Farmers Market. Sprouts Farmers Market is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Kroger, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Sprouts Farmers Market beats The Kroger on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição (NYSE:CBD) and The Kroger (NYSE:KR) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição and The Kroger's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição3.51%12.28%3.52%
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

82.3% of The Kroger shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of The Kroger shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição and The Kroger, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição02102.33
The Kroger411201.88

The Kroger has a consensus price target of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given The Kroger's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Kroger is more favorable than Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição.

Volatility and Risk

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Kroger has a beta of 0.36, indicating that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição pays out 11.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The Kroger pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. The Kroger has increased its dividend for 14 consecutive years. The Kroger is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição and The Kroger's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição$9.95 billion0.16$422.73 million$0.797.66
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição. Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Kroger, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

The Kroger beats Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Weis Markets (NYSE:WMK) and The Kroger (NYSE:KR) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Weis Markets and The Kroger's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Weis Markets$4.11 billion0.34$118.92 millionN/AN/A
The Kroger$132.50 billion0.23$2.59 billion$3.4711.73

The Kroger has higher revenue and earnings than Weis Markets.

Profitability

This table compares Weis Markets and The Kroger's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Weis Markets2.82%10.23%6.56%
The Kroger1.14%27.82%5.55%

Dividends

Weis Markets pays an annual dividend of $1.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The Kroger pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The Kroger pays out 20.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Weis Markets has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and The Kroger has raised its dividend for 14 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Weis Markets has a beta of 0.09, meaning that its share price is 91% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Kroger has a beta of 0.36, meaning that its share price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.9% of Weis Markets shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.3% of The Kroger shares are owned by institutional investors. 27.0% of Weis Markets shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of The Kroger shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Weis Markets and The Kroger, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Weis Markets0000N/A
The Kroger411201.88

The Kroger has a consensus price target of $36.1765, indicating a potential downside of 11.11%. Given The Kroger's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe The Kroger is more favorable than Weis Markets.

Summary

The Kroger beats Weis Markets on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.


The Kroger Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Albertsons Companies logo
ACI
Albertsons Companies
2.5$21.60-0.0%$10.08 billion$69.69 billion19.64Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
ASAI
Sendas Distribuidora
1.4$16.46-4.4%$4.42 billion$6.99 billion0.00Analyst Upgrade
Gap Up
Grocery Outlet logo
GO
Grocery Outlet
2.0$33.12-1.6%$3.17 billion$3.13 billion29.05
Sprouts Farmers Market logo
SFM
Sprouts Farmers Market
2.1$24.58-1.5%$2.90 billion$6.47 billion10.42Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição logo
CBD
Companhia Brasileira de Distribuição
1.8$6.05-3.0%$1.62 billion$9.95 billion4.20Short Interest Increase
News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
Weis Markets logo
WMK
Weis Markets
1.6$52.65-2.3%$1.42 billion$4.11 billion12.16Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
High Trading Volume
Ingles Markets logo
IMKTA
Ingles Markets
1.9$59.76-0.8%$1.14 billion$4.61 billion5.34Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Arko logo
ARKO
Arko
2.6$8.30-0.8%$1.03 billion$3.91 billion59.29
Village Super Market logo
VLGEA
Village Super Market
2.1$22.55-1.2%$328.17 million$1.80 billion16.70
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage logo
NGVC
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
2.4$11.18-1.5%$252.75 million$1.04 billion15.11Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Positive News
IFMK
iFresh
0.8$1.35-17.8%$48.97 million$89.45 million-67.50News Coverage
Gap Down
High Trading Volume
This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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