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

Kroger Company (The) (KR): $39.38

1.83 (+4.87%)

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KR POWR Grades

  • KR scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 95.03% of US stocks.
  • KR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • KR's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 9.4% of US stocks).

KR Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for KR is 13.84 -- better than 97.78% of US stocks.
  • Kroger Co's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.73% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.21, Kroger Co has a higher such ratio than just 2.44% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Kroger Co, a group of peers worth examining would be BBY, ROK, TSCO, MGA, and AJG.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 33.51% lower, now standing at 12.3.
  • KR's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down $0.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for KR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
KR 2018-12-17 0.2 3.1 6.1 8.5
KR 2018-08-08 0.2 3.5 6.7 8.8
KR 2018-05-17 0.2 3.2 11.5 17.7
KR 2006-07-10 0.3 3.4 16.4 10.9
KR 2005-03-22 0.2 2.6 54.4 16.5
KR 2004-03-22 0.2 3.0 13.0 9.6

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 $35.75 Average Broker Recommendation 1.92 (Hold)

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KR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.38 52-week high $42.99
Prev. close $37.55 52-week low $30.35
Day low $36.77 Volume 12,954,888
Day high $39.62 Avg. volume 9,965,908
50-day MA $37.44 Dividend yield 1.92%
200-day MA $34.46 Market Cap 29.81B

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:
$39.38$131.87 260%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Kroger Co. To summarize, we found that Kroger Co ranked in the 79th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 262%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for KR, they are:

  • As a business, KR is generating more cash flow than 87.06% of positive cash flow stocks in the Consumer Defensive.
  • 58% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 21.46% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Kroger Co's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 2.98% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Seeking Alpha | June 16, 2021

Infarm Is in Talks to Go Public Via Merger with Kernel SPAC

(Bloomberg) -- Infarm, a startup focused on indoor and urban farming, is in advanced talks to go public through a merger with Kernel Group Holdings Inc., a blank-check firm, according to people with knowledge of the matter.A transaction would value the combined entity at more than $1 billion, said one of the people, who requested anonymity because the talks are private. Terms aren’t finalized and negotiations could still collapse.Representatives for Kernel and Infarm didn’t immediately respond t

Yahoo | June 16, 2021

Fed Effects, Jobless Claims, Kroger Report: 3 Things to Watch

By Dhirendra Tripathi

Yahoo | June 16, 2021

FedEx to test package deliveries with self-driving startup Nuro By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The unmanned delivery vehicle, Nuro, is seen during the Kroger annual shareholders meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S., June 28, 2018. Courtesy of Kroger/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo 2/2 By Nick Carey and Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) FedEx Corp (NYSE:) and robotics company Nuro on Tuesday announced a multi-year agreement to test

State Of Press | June 15, 2021

Kroger Closes Stores, Edwards to Prevent New Food Desert

Kroger Co.''s decision to close five stores in Arkansas would have left two more towns with no full-service grocery stores, but the Edwards grocery store chain is coming to the rescue in Brinkley.

Arkansas Business | June 15, 2021

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KR Price Returns

1-mo 5.86%
3-mo 11.79%
6-mo 28.89%
1-year 22.59%
3-year 63.93%
5-year 25.58%
YTD 25.28%
2020 11.90%
2019 7.90%
2018 3.68%
2017 -18.97%
2016 -16.40%

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