Consumer ServicesFood & Drug Retailers
  • Price (USD)30.76
  • Today's Change-0.16 / -0.52%
  • Shares traded8.73m
  • 1 Year change-19.22%
  • Beta0.7509
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About the company

The Kroger Co. (Kroger) operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores across the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates through retail operations segment. The Company operates, either directly or through its subsidiaries, approximately 2,778 retail food stores under a range of local banner names, approximately 1,387 of which have fuel centers. The Company's supermarkets are operated under combination food and drug stores (combo stores), multi-department stores, marketplace stores or price impact warehouses. The Company's corporate brand products are primarily produced and sold in approximately three tiers. Private Selection is the brand designed to beat the gourmet or upscale brands. The banner brand includes Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer and King Soopers. The Company's other brands also include Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)112.41bn
  • Net income in USD2.05bn
  • Incorporated1902
  • Employees431.00k
  • Location
    Kroger Co1014 Vine StCINCINNATI 45202-1141United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (513) 762-4000Fax+1 (513) 762-1575
  • Websitehttp://www.thekrogerco.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
KR:NYQ since
Whole Foods Market IncRumoured06 Oct 201606 Oct 2016Rumoured6.66%--
Modern Healthcare IncDeal completed02 Sep 201602 Sep 2016Deal completed-3.75%--
Roundy's IncDeal completed11 Nov 201511 Nov 2015Deal completed-17.47%177.80m
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Whole Foods Market, Inc.15.67bn476.00m8.95bn61.70k19.522.819.330.57141.441.4447.049.992.5520.3858.56253,906.007.739.629.7812.0534.4935.433.043.851.0647.180.248342.608.4211.31-7.4317.4027.17--
Publix Super Markets Inc.33.17bn1.99bn15.39bn180.00k----5.890.46412.582.5842.9517.092.0315.0556.36184,272.7012.2112.8314.6515.7427.9828.076.015.700.9277--0.017933.995.905.1913.247.9921.4011.42
SYSCO Corporation50.37bn949.62m26.18bn51.90k28.887.6416.240.51971.641.6487.236.222.9015.5014.96970,460.905.476.699.1510.3917.9517.881.892.011.676.160.676571.713.465.0738.27-3.79-3.693.61
Kroger Co112.41bn2.05bn29.04bn431.00k14.504.426.790.25842.122.12115.876.973.4414.9285.32260,809.806.315.4410.188.8722.5721.111.841.480.2317.260.65321.841.266.0118.1212.7511.7815.33
Starbucks Corporation20.52bn2.67bn78.65bn238.00k30.0013.7421.383.831.791.7913.743.901.546.6228.9086,216.3820.0015.8129.0123.4759.8557.9113.019.900.8318--0.386346.5616.5112.3533.3323.8724.2230.45
Data as of Oct 21 2016. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

0.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 201664.89m6.87%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201658.10m6.15%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201655.16m5.84%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201638.52m4.08%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201637.59m3.98%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201627.81m2.95%
Janus Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 201627.32m2.89%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201622.26m2.36%
Jennison Associates LLCas of 30 Jun 201618.67m1.98%
AllianceBernstein LPas of 30 Jun 201614.67m1.55%
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Data from 30 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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