KR - The Kroger Co.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
+0.77 (+2.64%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close29.18
Bid0.00 x 900
Ask0.00 x 1000
Day's Range29.30 - 30.00
52 Week Range19.69 - 32.74
Avg. Volume9,222,679
Market Cap23.86B
PE Ratio (TTM)7.36
EPS (TTM)4.07
Earnings DateDec 6, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.56 (2.01%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-14
1y Target Est30.82
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  • InvestorPlace2 days ago

    Should You Buy Kroger Stock After Its No-Good, Terrible Month?

    Shares of Kroger (NYSE:KR) fell 10% in early trade Sept. 13 after it released earnings that beat estimates on the bottom line but came up short on the top. Kroger said it earned $797 million, 62 cents per share fully diluted, on sales of $27.869 billion, and declared a 14 cent per share dividend. The fall may have been inevitable considering the rise in Kroger stock since March when it dropped to as low as $23 per share.

  • Target Set to Offer Same-Day Delivery in Central California
    Zacks2 days ago

    Target Set to Offer Same-Day Delivery in Central California

    Target's (TGT) launch of same-day delivery of groceries, electronics, toys and other product assortments, in Central California, through Shipt, is likely to generate higher revenues.

  • Kroger makes progress on Ocado distribution center site selection
    American City Business Journals3 days ago

    Kroger makes progress on Ocado distribution center site selection

    Kroger Co. is “making good progress” on selecting sites with British online grocery delivery company Ocado for three automated distribution centers around the U.S.

  • InvestorPlace3 days ago

    Have Analysts Become Too Bearish on Costco Stock?

    Since mid-April, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST) stock has had quite a run. COST stock was somewhat choppy in 2017, but 2018 has been a different story. Costco stock has gained 25% so far this year, and nearly all of the gains have come over the last five months.

  • InvestorPlace3 days ago

    Buy Amazon Stock: AmazonGo News Signals the Impending Push Into Offline Retail

    Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) got to a trillion dollar valuation because of its online services. Bloomberg shook the markets on Wednesday when it reported that Amazon is planning on opening 3,000 cashier-less AmazonGo convenience stores by 2021. To put that number in perspective, there are less than 10 AmazonGo stores open today, and convenience store giant 7-Eleven has less than 10,000 stores in the U.S.

  • Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

    CINCINNATI, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co.'s (KR) Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 14¢ per share to be paid on December 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2018. "Restock Kroger is designed to reposition our core business by 2020 while continuing to deliver for shareholders," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO.

  • InvestorPlace3 days ago

    Amazon Plans 3,000 Amazon Go Stores by 2021, But the Company Faces Challenges

    Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened its first cashier-less Amazon Go store in Seattle at the start of this year, and Amazon stock is up 71 basis points in early morning trading. The report suggests AMZN plans to open 3,000 Amazon Go store within three years, blanketing major metropolitan centers with stores selling snacks and fresh, packaged food. The impact of that expansion would be felt by everyone from convenience stores to fast food restaurants and grocery stores. Still, Amazon faces myriad challenges with its planned expansion of its cashless stores.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents3 days ago

    Edited Transcript of KR earnings conference call or presentation 13-Sep-18 2:00pm GMT

    Q2 2018 Kroger Co Earnings Call

  • 6 Undervalued Stocks With a Margin of Safety
    GuruFocus.com4 days ago

    6 Undervalued Stocks With a Margin of Safety

    Several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are far above the current prices, according to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 1 Warning Sign with SID. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $14.85, which suggests it is undervalued with a 86% margin of safety.

  • CNBC4 days ago

    Amazon is considering opening as many as 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021, report says

    Amazon is considering opening 3,000 of its cashierless stores by 2021, Bloomberg reports. The e-commerce giant currently has three locations — known as Amazon Go — open in Seattle, where Amazon is headquartered, and on Monday opened a location in Chicago. Shares of retailers including CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Target and Kroger moved sharply lower Wednesday afternoon following the news.

  • Marx tapped to head Kroger's Wisconsin, Illinois division in consolidation
    American City Business Journals4 days ago

    Marx tapped to head Kroger's Wisconsin, Illinois division in consolidation

    Roundy’s Supermarkets Inc. president Michael Marx has been selected to lead the grocer’s operations in Wisconsin and Illinois in a consolidation of the divisions that operate Pick 'n Save and Mariano's stores.  Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. recently decided to combine the divisions in a move to streamline operations. Following the acquisition, Kroger named Marx as head of the Wisconsin division and Don Rosanova the president of Chicagoland-based Mariano’s.   Kroger said this week that Rosanova is retiring effective Sept. 29.

  • Kroger Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste
    PR Newswire4 days ago

    Kroger Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste

    CINCINNATI, Sept. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- One year ago today, The Kroger Co. (KR) announced the launch of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste, the company's bold social impact plan aimed at ending hunger in the communities it calls home and eliminating waste across the company by 2025. "It's amazing how much our incredibly dedicated Kroger team has been able to accomplish in our first year of Zero Hunger | Zero Waste," said Jessica Adelman, Kroger's group vice president of corporate affairs.

  • A Tale of 2 Grocers Competing Against Amazon
    Motley Fool4 days ago

    A Tale of 2 Grocers Competing Against Amazon

    Walmart's profit margins are falling, but at least it's staying ahead of the competition.

  • Motley Fool5 days ago

    Kroger Says a Clearer Growth Picture Is on the Way

    The supermarket chain's management team tried to reassure investors that its strategic initiatives are working.

  • No Rating Changes for Kroger for Now
    Market Realist5 days ago

    No Rating Changes for Kroger for Now

    Analysts’ ratings for Kroger (KR) were unchanged after its Q2 results release, and it has stayed at 2.4 on a scale of 1 (“strong buy”) to 5 (“sell”). However, Credit Suisse cut the company’s price target from $33 to $32. Walmart’s (WMT), Costco’s (COST), and Target’s (TGT) ratings are 2.4, 2.0, and 2.7, respectively.

  • Weak Q2 Results Erase Kroger’s Stock Gains
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Weak Q2 Results Erase Kroger’s Stock Gains

    As discussed, Kroger (KR) reported its fiscal Q2 2018 results September 13, beating analysts’ bottom-line estimate but missing their sales expectation. The sales miss was significant for investors, as competitors Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT) had recently posted strong quarters. While Target recorded its best comps growth in 13 quarters, Walmart’s sales comps were its best in ten years. Kroger, on the other hand, once again missed analysts’ sales comps estimate despite strong macros.

  • Investopedia5 days ago

    Why Alibaba May Be a Better Bet Than Amazon

    "When you look at BABA, they're growing faster than Amazon, and they're priced at one-third the multiple," said Mark Tepper, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and president at Strategic Wealth Partners, in an interview with CNBC's Trading Nation on Thursday. Earlier this year, Amazon became the second U.S. corporation to surpass $1 trillion in market capitalization, later pulling back to trade just below $2,000 per share.

  • Reuters5 days ago

    Ocado says partner Kroger making progress on picking U.S. sites

    British online grocer Ocado said on Tuesday that Kroger, its most important partner, had made good progress identifying locations for the first of at least 20 sites to build automated warehouses in the United States. In May, the U.S. supermarket group struck a deal with Ocado to ratchet up its delivery business with the construction of robotically operated warehouses, upping the ante in its battle with Amazon.

  • 2 Things Kroger Management Wants You to Know
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    2 Things Kroger Management Wants You to Know

    Management discusses its same-store sales growth and its private-label brands.

  • Kroger's Dip Brand Takes on Target and Walmart: Time to Buy KR Stock?
    Zacks6 days ago

    Kroger's Dip Brand Takes on Target and Walmart: Time to Buy KR Stock?

    Shares of Kroger (KR) climbed over 3.7% Monday just a few trading days after the company saw its stock price sink following the release of its second-quarter financial results. Monday's jump followed Kroger's launch of a new clothing brand that looks poised to help the grocery giant continue to compete against the likes of Target (TGT) and Walmart (WMT).

  • Kroger’s Comps Growth Lags behind Competitors’
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Kroger’s Comps Growth Lags behind Competitors’

    Kroger’s (KR) sales comps continued to improve in the second quarter, and were positive for a fifth straight quarter. Excluding fuel, Kroger’s comps grew 1.6% in fiscal Q2 2018 but missed analysts’ estimate of a 1.9% increase. In comparison, retailers Walmart (WMT) and Target (TGT) recorded stronger comps growth, of 4.5% and 6.5%, respectively. Target recorded its highest-ever traffic jump of 6.4% during the quarter.

  • Growth Slows in Kroger’s Second Quarter
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Growth Slows in Kroger’s Second Quarter

    In fiscal Q2 2018, Kroger’s (KR) top line grew 1% YoY (year-over-year) to $27.87 billion, missing analysts’ estimate by $90 million and marking the first quarterly sales miss for the supermarket chain in eight quarters. It was also the company’s slowest growth in 11 quarters. Its total sales (excluding fuel, its divested convenience store business, and its merger with Home Chef) improved 1.8% YoY.

  • Evaluating Kroger’s Second-Quarter Results
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Evaluating Kroger’s Second-Quarter Results

    Kroger (KR) reported its fiscal Q2 2018 (ended August 18) results on September 13, delivering better-than-expected EPS but missing analysts’ top-line expectation. Its adjusted EPS rose 5% YoY (year-over-year) to $0.41, beating analysts’ estimate by $0.04. Its total revenue grew 1% YoY to $27.87 billion, missing analysts’ estimate by $90 million. Kroger had not missed analysts’ expectations for seven quarters.

  • InvestorPlace6 days ago

    Kroger Stock Suffers from an Unnecessary Identity Crisis

    Kroger (NYSE:KR) suffered an alarming decline, losing nearly 10% on Thursday. Not only that, the volatility is likely not over for Kroger stock. On paper and without context, Kroger managed a solid earnings beat for the second quarter.