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The Kroger Co (KR) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

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The Kroger Co (KR) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2019. The Kroger Co operates grocery stores. Its coverage includes retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores. The Kroger Co has a market cap of $18.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.76 with a P/E ratio of 6.43 and P/S ratio of 0.17. The dividend yield of The Kroger Co stocks is 2.32%. The Kroger Co had annual average EBITDA growth of 12.60% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated The Kroger Co the business predictability rank of 5-star.


For the last quarter The Kroger Co reported a revenue of $28.1 billion, compared with the revenue of $31 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $121.2 billion, a decrease of 1.2% from the previous year. For the last five years The Kroger Co had an average revenue growth rate of 4.3% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.76 for the year, an increase of 79.9% from previous year. Over the last five years The Kroger Co had an EPS growth rate of 16.5% a year. The The Kroger Co had an operating margin of 2.16%, compared with the operating margin of 1.7% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of The Kroger Co is 2.82%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, The Kroger Co has the cash and cash equivalents of $429.0 million, compared with $347.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $12.1 billion, compared with $12 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4.2. The Kroger Co has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $23.76, The Kroger Co is traded at 19.8% discount to its historical median P/S valuation band of $29.62. The P/S ratio of the stock is 0.17, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.20. The intrinsic value of the stock is $105.33 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 4.53% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Director Robert D Beyer sold 80,000 shares of KR stock on 03/19/2019 at the average price of $24.52. The price of the stock has decreased by 3.1% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of KR, click here.

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