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

Kroger Company (The) (KR): $48.99

0.40 (+0.82%)

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KR POWR Grades

  • KR scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.03% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for KR is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 160 days.
  • KR's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 29.57% of US stocks).

KR Stock Summary

  • Kroger Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98.41% of US listed stocks.
  • KR's went public 36.07 years ago, making it older than 92.74% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.26, Kroger Co has a higher such ratio than only 3.87% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Kroger Co are BBY, CLX, GWW, IT, and TSCO.
  • KR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Kroger Co's official web site, go to

KR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, KR's price/sales ratio is 88.89% lower, now standing at 0.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, KR's price/earnings ratio has gone up 2.8.
  • Over the past 243 months, KR's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KR 2021-09-03 0.3 3.8 23.0 21.5
KR 2021-09-02 0.3 3.8 23.4 21.7
KR 2021-09-01 0.3 3.7 22.6 21.3
KR 2021-08-31 0.3 3.7 22.7 21.4
KR 2021-08-30 0.3 3.7 22.8 21.4
KR 2021-08-27 0.3 3.7 22.5 21.2

KR Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 14.99%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 24.85%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 36.65%.
KR's revenue has moved up $17,527,000,000 over the prior 52 months.

The table below shows KR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 135,577 5,709 1,013
2021-09-30 133,440 4,533 1,161
2021-06-30 132,247 4,826 1,513
2021-03-31 132,498 6,815 2,585
2020-12-31 130,654 6,513 2,989
2020-09-30 128,905 6,792 2,621

KR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • KR has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.15% of graded US stocks.
  • KR's asset turnover comes in at 2.746 -- ranking 15th of 165 Retail stocks.
  • BIG, FAST, and DG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with KR.

The table below shows KR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-14 2.746 0.225 0.042
2021-05-22 2.734 0.228 0.052
2021-01-30 2.766 0.233 0.083
2020-11-07 2.777 0.231 0.095
2020-08-15 2.785 0.230 0.085
2020-05-23 2.781 0.228 0.070

KR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of KR, see our KR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $42.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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KR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $48.99 52-week high $50.15
Prev. close $48.59 52-week low $32.00
Day low $48.06 Volume 1,902,370
Day high $49.08 Avg. volume 7,960,100
50-day MA $44.48 Dividend yield 1.73%
200-day MA $41.07 Market Cap 36.02B

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.

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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.

Grocery shortages abound amid supply chain issues and Omicron

IBM Global Managing Director of Consumer Industries Luq Niazi joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss grocery supply and labor shortages primarily fueled by Omicron and the rise of hybrid shopping.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Kroger says these are the 10 hottest food trends for ‘22

Get ready for some new, unlikely flavors along with healthy eating, throwbacks and upping your home cooking game.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC Buys JPMorgan Ultra-Short Municipal Income ETF, ViacomCBS ...

Investment company Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC (Current Portfolio) buys JPMorgan Ultra-Short Municipal Income ETF, ViacomCBS Inc, Kyndryl Holdings Inc, Atmos Energy Corp, Schwab Fundamental International Large Company Ind, sells NVR Inc, AT&T Inc, Phillips 66, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc, ISHARES TRUST during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Kroger Announces 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by convenience, affordability, social gatherings, and the desire for sustainable and nutrient-rich food items.

Yahoo | January 18, 2022

Kroger workers experienced hunger, homelessness, and couldn''t pay their rent in 2021. Its CEO made $22 million the previous year.

The median worker pay at Kroger was $24,617 in 2021, researchers found, meaning the CEO made 909 times the pay of the average worker.

Business Insider | January 14, 2022

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KR Price Returns

1-mo 7.65%
3-mo 25.28%
6-mo 24.03%
1-year 48.69%
3-year 77.57%
5-year 61.62%
YTD 8.24%
2021 45.41%
2020 11.90%
2019 7.90%
2018 3.68%
2017 -18.97%

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