KR - The Kroger Co.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
24.79
+0.67 (+2.78%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT

24.79 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:59PM EDT

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Previous close24.12
Open24.26
Bid24.79 x 100
Ask24.80 x 600
Day's range24.03 - 24.87
52-week range19.69 - 31.45
Volume11,577,554
Avg. volume10,816,401
Market cap21.173B
Beta0.97
PE ratio (TTM)11.86
EPS (TTM)2.09
Earnings date13 Jun 2018 - 18 Jun 2018
Forward dividend & yield0.50 (2.10%)
Ex-dividend date2018-05-14
1y target est27.40
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • Here's How Kroger Is Investing in Its Employees and Its Future
    Motley Fool7 hours ago

    Here's How Kroger Is Investing in Its Employees and Its Future

    The grocer wants you to come for a job but stay for a career. Could its new incentive program make a difference?

  • The Kroger Co. and Cardinal Health to Co-Host Drug Take-Back Events Across 26 States on April 28
    PR Newswire8 hours ago

    The Kroger Co. and Cardinal Health to Co-Host Drug Take-Back Events Across 26 States on April 28

    The companies will host drug take-back events on National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day at more than 100 Kroger Family of Pharmacies locations CINCINNATI and DUBLIN, Ohio , April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ ...

  • Kroger Closes Convenience Store Sale, Focuses on Key Plans
    Zacks8 hours ago

    Kroger Closes Convenience Store Sale, Focuses on Key Plans

    Kroger (KR) adopts initiatives to fend off competition, volatile food prices and an aggressive promotional environment.

  • Kroger Launches Sustainability Lives Here
    PR Newswire10 hours ago

    Kroger Launches Sustainability Lives Here

    Company's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative fuels promotion of sustainable practices and products CINCINNATI , April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) ...

  • Wall Street’s View of Supervalu ahead of 4Q18 Results
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Wall Street’s View of Supervalu ahead of 4Q18 Results

    Though Supervalu’s (SVU) stock has delivered below-average performance this year, Wall Street believes there’s scope for revival. Analysts, on average, are expecting a 69% rise in SVU’s stock price over the next 12 months. The company, which was trading at $14.54 as of April 19, has been assigned a target price of $24.56. Individual target prices range between $14 and $55.

  • Energy-Saving Programs at Ralphs Help Earn 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    Energy-Saving Programs at Ralphs Help Earn 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

    Kroger earned the award for prioritizing ENERGY STAR best practices in its energy management strategy and for its continued commitment to energy reduction. Part of Kroger's commitment to energy reduction is encouraging our stores to use technologies that earn ENERGY STAR building certifications.

  • A Look at Supervalu’s Stock Performance and Valuations
    Market Realist3 days ago

    A Look at Supervalu’s Stock Performance and Valuations

    Supervalu’s (SVU) stock has failed to please investors for quite some time now. Poor financial performance and growing pessimism for the food retailer after Amazon’s entry into the space have been some of the key reasons behind SVU’s share price decline. It was reported on April 6 that the company is exploring the possibility of a potential sale after facing pressure from activist shareholders, including Blackwells Capital LLC. SVU’s share price soared on the news and closed 9.3% higher on April 6.

  • Why Supervalu’s Gross Margin Could Fall Further in 4Q18
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Why Supervalu’s Gross Margin Could Fall Further in 4Q18

    Supervalu (SVU) is slated to report its 4Q18 results on April 24. It’s likely to post a 14% YoY (year-over-year) decline in earnings per share (or EPS). The company’s gross margin is likely to contract further, by ~280 basis points to 12.1% in 4Q18.

  • Supervalu’s Top Line in 4Q18: What to Expect
    Market Realist3 days ago

    Supervalu’s Top Line in 4Q18: What to Expect

    Supervalu’s (SVU) total sales are projected to increase 35% YoY (year-over-year) to $3.92 billion during 4Q18, according to Wall Street. As in the first three quarters of the year, growth is likely to be driven by the company’s acquisitions in the wholesale segment. This segment recorded 38.4% growth in business in 9M18, largely driven by the integration with Unified Grocers, which the company acquired last year.

  • Amid the turmoil in Whole Foods, new natural food brands turn elsewhere
    Yahoo Finance3 days ago

    Amid the turmoil in Whole Foods, new natural food brands turn elsewhere

    Since the Amazon acquisition, while Whole Foods customers enjoy the discounts, vendors, especially local food makers, feel the headwind.

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    Kroger announced new $1.2 billion share repurchase program, paid for with convenience store sale

    Kroger Co. said Friday that it has approved a new $1.2 billion share buyback program, in addition to the $1 billion program announced March 15. The grocery giant will use the proceeds from the sale of its convenience store business to EG Group. The sale includes 762 convenience stores including 66 franchise operations across 18 states with 11,000 workers.

  • Kroger Completes Sale of Convenience Store Business to EG Group
    PR Newswire3 days ago

    Kroger Completes Sale of Convenience Store Business to EG Group

    CINCINNATI, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (KR) today announced it has completed the sale of its convenience store business unit to EG Group for $2.15 billion. After tax proceeds total $1.7 billion. $1.2 billion of the proceeds will be used to fund an accelerated share repurchase ("ASR") program.

  • Ralphs Grocery Company Commits to Creating Safer Communities by Joining Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse
    PR Newswire4 days ago

    Ralphs Grocery Company Commits to Creating Safer Communities by Joining Effort to Combat Opioid Abuse

    LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company has joined in the effort to help the communities its stores serve combat the opioid epidemic. Ralphs currently stocks naloxone, an opioid overdose-reversing drug, in its 79 in-store pharmacies in Southern California. All Ralphs Pharmacies dispense naloxone without the need for a prescription – making it easier for families, friends, caregivers and those at-risk individuals to have the drug on hand if needed to save a life.

  • How Amazon’s Prime Fee Hike Affected Its Subscription Business
    Market Realist6 days ago

    How Amazon’s Prime Fee Hike Affected Its Subscription Business

    Amazon (AMZN) increased Prime program membership fee for monthly subscribers in January, and the upcoming 1Q18 report is expected to reflect the effects of the fee hike. Prime membership comes with numerous benefits, such as free delivery of items purchased on Amazon’s online retail site as well as grocery purchases from Whole Foods Market. Amazon acquired Whole Foods for $13.7 billion last year to bolster its position in the grocery sector, which is largely held by traditional retailers such as Walmart (WMT) and Kroger (KR).

  • GlobeNewswire6 days ago

    Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Social Reality, Pier 1 Imports, PayPal, The Sherwin-Williams, The Kroger, and International Business Machines — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

    NEW YORK, April 17, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of ...

  • Kroger sweetens employee benefits as it moves to ramp up hiring
    CNBC7 days ago

    Kroger sweetens employee benefits as it moves to ramp up hiring

    The grocer plans to invest in education, wages and retirement benefits, saying tax law changes helped fund these efforts.

  • Kroger Announces Industry-Leading Commitment to Associate Education and Lifelong Learning
    PR Newswire7 days ago

    Kroger Announces Industry-Leading Commitment to Associate Education and Lifelong Learning

    CINCINNATI, April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (KR) today announced new and enhanced long-term associate benefits following the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including an industry-leading education assistance program called Feed Your Future, accelerated investments in store associate wages, a more generous 401(k) benefit, and enriched associate discount and support programs. "The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a catalyst that is enabling us to accelerate investments in Restock Kroger, our plan to serve America through food inspiration and uplift," said Rodney McMullen, Kroger's chairman and CEO.

  • Motley Fool7 days ago

    Kroger Goes on a Hiring Spree

    The grocery chain is hiring 11,000 people to compete against Amazon and Walmart. Should you take a bite of this cheap stock?

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    [$$] Stocks to watch: Whitbread, WPP, Smurfit, Barclays, Asos, BHP

    Whitbread led the FTSE 100 gainers after Elliott Advisors, the activist hedge fund, disclosed a 6 per cent stake. Following stake building by Sachem Head last year, close to 10 per cent of the Premier ...

  • Ralphs and Food 4 Less Announce Plans to Hire Hundreds of New Store Associates in Southern California
    PR Newswire11 days ago

    Ralphs and Food 4 Less Announce Plans to Hire Hundreds of New Store Associates in Southern California

    LOS ANGELES, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Need a job? Supermarket partners Ralphs and Food 4 Less are now hiring to fill more than 600 open positions in their Southern California supermarkets. "We have a variety of part-time positions that we need to fill in every Ralphs and Food 4 Less store in Southern California," said Kendra Doyel, senior director of human resources for Ralphs and Food 4 Less.

  • Walmart may have an edge on Amazon, CVS debuts new system for cheap drugs, Spotify reportedly wants to give customers more options
    Yahoo Finance12 days ago

    Walmart may have an edge on Amazon, CVS debuts new system for cheap drugs, Spotify reportedly wants to give customers more options

    Walmart, Amazon, CVS, Spotify and Apple are the companies to watch.

  • Kroger (KR) on a Hiring Spree: What Else Should You Know?
    Zacks12 days ago

    Kroger (KR) on a Hiring Spree: What Else Should You Know?

    Kroger (KR) has been trying all methods to overcome competition, which has intensified with the foray of Amazon.

  • GlobeNewswire13 days ago

    Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to Utah Food Bank

    SALT LAKE CITY, April 10, 2018-- Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Smith’ s Food and Drug to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Utah Food Bank. Smithfield’ s contribution was part ...

  • The Wall Street Journal13 days ago

    Now Hiring in Aisle 3: Kroger Looks to Add 11,000 Supermarket Workers

    Kroger Co. is hiring 11,000 workers to improve customer service and efficiency at its thousands of stores as competition among food retailers heats up. Kroger said the new positions at its nearly 2,800 supermarkets will include 2,000 managers and represent a 2% increase to its workforce of about 450,000 full- and part-time employees. Last year Kroger gave voluntary buyouts to 1,300 white-collar workers to cut costs as sales slumped.

  • Kroger's hiring spree goes on, another 11K jobs this year
    Associated Press13 days ago

    Kroger's hiring spree goes on, another 11K jobs this year

    Kroger is hiring 11,000 workers, up about 1,000 from last year. The nation's largest grocery chain by revenue is locked in a fierce completion with Amazon.com, which acquired Whole Foods last year, as ...