Kroger Company (The) (KR): Price and Financial Metrics

Kroger Company (The) (KR)

Today's Latest Price: $33.62 USD

0.08 (-0.24%)

Updated Jan 19 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 40 in Grocery/Big Box Retailers

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KR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for KR is 12.97 -- better than 97.64% of US stocks.
  • KR's price/sales ratio is 0.2; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 3.84% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, KR is more volatile than just 1.19% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to KR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BBY, CBRE, TSCO, GWW, and CDW.
  • KR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kroger Co's official web site, go to

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KR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.62 52-week high $37.22
Prev. close $33.70 52-week low $26.72
Day low $33.05 Volume 9,645,200
Day high $33.73 Avg. volume 11,265,782
50-day MA $31.89 Dividend yield 2.14%
200-day MA $33.11 Market Cap 25.60B

Kroger Company (The) (KR) Company Bio

Kroger operates as a retailer in the United States and internationally. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

KR Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$33.62$115.15 242%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for KR, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Kroger Co ranked in the 76th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Kroger Co, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 56% of its capital from equity, and 44% of its capital from debt. Its equity weight surpasses that of just 18.73% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector.
  • Kroger Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 1.74% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • KR's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 1.74% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as KR, try PSMT, GPX, DIT, OLLI, and STKL.

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Latest KR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Kroger Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate KR as an investment opportunity.

Kroger Joins Amazon In The Race To Add ‘Smart’ Grocery Carts

The race is revving up at grocery aisles across America to add “smart” shopping carts that can track what consumers pick up off the shelves and allow them to pay without standing in line. Kroger recently became the latest entrant when it rolled out new “KroGO” shopping carts on a test basis at its Madeira, […]

PYMNTS | January 18, 2021

Is Kroger (KR) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | January 18, 2021

KR vs. WMT: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

KR vs. WMT: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | January 18, 2021

Is The Kroger (KR) Stock Outpacing Its Retail-Wholesale Peers This Year?

Is (KR) Outperforming Other Retail-Wholesale Stocks This Year?

Yahoo | January 18, 2021

Kroger - Whether The Stock Is A Buy Depends On You!

Kroger (KR) doesn’t need much introduction as it is the second grocer by sales in the US. US grocers list – Source: Food Industry Revenues (1) have been flat over the last years if we exclude the recent COVID boom. Margins (2) and net income have been volatile but what...

Sven Carlin on Seeking Alpha | January 17, 2021

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KR Price Returns

1-mo 8.91%
3-mo 1.44%
6-mo -3.26%
1-year N/A
3-year 22.39%
5-year 1.08%
YTD 5.86%
2020 11.90%
2019 7.90%
2018 3.68%
2017 -18.97%
2016 -16.40%

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