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KR The Kroger Co. monthly Stock Chart
KR [NYSE]
The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E14.42 EPS (ttm)2.02 Insider Own0.70% Shs Outstand794.26M Perf Week-8.31%
Market Cap23.14B Forward P/E11.17 EPS next Y2.61 Insider Trans-3.25% Shs Float767.37M Perf Month2.72%
Income1.63B PEG2.11 EPS next Q0.77 Inst Own82.50% Short Float4.60% Perf Quarter0.83%
Sales121.18B P/S0.19 EPS this Y251.20% Inst Trans0.20% Short Ratio3.76 Perf Half Y12.99%
Book/sh11.12 P/B2.62 EPS next Y10.28% ROA3.80% Target Price33.67 Perf Year19.19%
Cash/sh0.69 P/C42.45 EPS next 5Y6.83% ROE19.10% 52W Range20.70 - 36.84 Perf YTD0.48%
Dividend0.64 P/FCF34.64 EPS past 5Y21.00% ROI15.10% 52W High-20.93% Beta0.03
Dividend %2.20% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y4.30% Gross Margin21.90% 52W Low40.72% ATR2.16
Employees453000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q1.10% Oper. Margin2.20% RSI (14)45.76 Volatility6.81% 7.78%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.53 EPS Q/Q-16.90% Profit Margin1.30% Rel Volume1.55 Prev Close29.00
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.37 EarningsMar 05 BMO Payout27.50% Avg Volume9.38M Price29.13
Recom2.30 SMA20-6.04% SMA50-1.15% SMA20011.71% Volume14,592,512 Change0.45%
Mar-26-20Initiated Exane BNP Paribas Underperform $28
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06:00AM  INSIGHT-Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitizer Reuters
Mar-24-20 05:24PM  Kroger adds Plexiglass at cash registers, allows employees to wear masks and gloves American City Business Journals
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Mar-21-20 03:29PM  Kroger offering $300 one-time bonus to full-time workers, $150 to part-time staff MarketWatch
02:48PM  Kroger giving bonus to workers who keep stores open during COVID-19 American City Business Journals
11:30AM  Kroger Family of Companies Announces Appreciation Bonus for Associates and Expands 14-Day COVID-19 Emergency Leave Guidelines PR Newswire
10:33AM  Kroger adds seniors-only hours in Greater Cincinnati due to coronavirus American City Business Journals
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Mar-18-20 06:24PM  Kroger CEO: Supermarket is testing seniors-only hours American City Business Journals
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03:28PM  What is essential? Retailers face confusion over government rules on store closings Reuters
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10:11AM  Kroger Shares Retest Highs Amid Stockpiling Trends Investopedia
Mar-16-20 08:47PM  Were Hedge Funds Right About Warming Up To The Kroger Co. (KR)? Insider Monkey
03:03PM  'I've never seen anything like this in my life.' Grocers cut hours, hiring employees to keep up with demand American City Business Journals
01:00PM  Kroger stock soars despite markets decline American City Business Journals
11:36AM  Fifth Third, other Cincinnati stocks get pounded as market suffers record drop American City Business Journals
11:33AM  The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation Commits $3 Million to Help Combat Food Insecurity During Pandemic PR Newswire
Mar-15-20 07:00PM  President Trump Says Investors Should Be Thrilled. They Arent. Barrons.com
05:34PM  Factories shift operations in scramble to restock supermarket shelves Reuters
02:52PM  Valley supermarkets cut hours to restock, clean in wake of coronavirus American City Business Journals
01:33PM  2 Kroger employees in western U.S. test positive for coronavirus; company adds emergency leave policy American City Business Journals
11:12AM  Krogers panic-buying restrictions on coronavirus-related items helps stop price gouging and black markets, experts say MarketWatch
11:06AM  Kroger says two workers have tested positive for coronavirus MarketWatch
11:03AM  More stores reduce hours to help keep shelves stocked amid coronavirus-related demand American City Business Journals
Mar-14-20 06:36PM  Kroger cuts store hours in Cincinnati, other markets American City Business Journals
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Mar-13-20 04:18PM  Kroger limiting the amount of sanitary products customers can buy MarketWatch +5.46%
03:39PM  Americans rush to stock up on essentials as coronavirus spreads Reuters
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Mar-12-20 07:23PM  Edited Transcript of KR earnings conference call or presentation 5-Mar-20 3:00pm GMT Thomson Reuters StreetEvents
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Mar-09-20 05:43PM  Kroger to Participate in Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2020 Consumer & Retail Technology Conference PR Newswire
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The Kroger Co. operates as a retailer in the United States. The company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouse stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; and multi-department stores provide apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, and toys. The company's marketplace stores offer full-service grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty care departments, and perishable goods, as well as general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys; and price impact warehouse stores provides grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. It also manufactures and processes food products for sale in its supermarkets; and sells fuel through 1,537 fuel centers. As of September 25, 2019, the company operated 2,759 retail food stores under various banner names, as well as an online retail store. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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