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Jeff Auxier Comments on Kroger Co.

Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR)

In the second year of their Restock Kroger program, Kroger is continuing to invest in their technology and infrastructure to make good on their goal to "deliver anything, anytime, anywhere." The results from Kroger's investments can already be seen as their total sales, excluding fuel and the effect of their sale of their convenience store business, were up 2%. They have a long history of success and are trading at a steep discount of around nine times earnings. Kroger used their $1.4 billion in free cash flow in the quarter to invest in their business and reduce their debt.

From Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio)'s second-quarter 2019 market commentary.
This article first appeared on GuruFocus.