KR - The Kroger Co.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
24.12
-0.06 (-0.25%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close24.18
Open24.59
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range23.99 - 25.42
52 Week Range19.69 - 31.45
Volume16,221,106
Avg. Volume10,798,936
Market Cap20.887B
Beta0.97
PE Ratio (TTM)11.54
EPS (TTM)2.09
Earnings DateJun 13, 2018 - Jun 18, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.50 (2.10%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-14
1y Target Est27.40
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