Kroger CoKR:NYQ

48.98
0.75 / 1.51%
2.45m
24.73%
0.6807
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About the company

101.34bn1.53bn1902375.00k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryRetail (Grocery)Location
Kroger Co
1014 Vine Street
CINCINNATI45202
United States
USA
Phone+1 (513) 762-4000Fax+1 (513) 762-1575Websitehttp://www.thekrogerco.com/
The Kroger Co. is a retailer in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. As of January 28, 2012, the Company operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,435 supermarkets and multi-department stores, 1,090 of which had fuel centers. Approximately 45% of these supermarkets were operated in Company-owned facilities, including some Company-owned buildings on leased land. As of January 28, 2012, the Company operated 2,435 supermarket and multi-department stores under banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. Of these stores, 1,090 have fuel centers. In January 2014, The Kroger Co and Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc announced the completion of the merger transaction between the two companies. In February 2014, the Company purchased the assets of YOU Technology Brand Services, Inc.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired company
Deal status
DateKR:NYQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Vitacost.com IncAnnounced02 Jul 2014+1.11%277.36m
YOU Technology Brand Services IncDeal completed11 Feb 2014+35.34%--
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Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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101.34bn1.53bn23.95bn375.00k16.475.007.210.23632.972.97196.209.793.8114.9997.96270,2375.866.379.796.3720.6821.401.541.090.2496.020.703528.481.825.261.483.941.6311.30
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Data as of Aug 01 2014. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 31 Mar 2014
30.70m6.33%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 31 Mar 2014
24.91m5.14%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 31 Mar 2014
21.84m4.50%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 31 Mar 2014
20.25m4.18%
AllianceBernstein LP
as of 31 Mar 2014
14.40m2.97%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP
as of 31 Mar 2014
11.73m2.42%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.
as of 31 Mar 2014
11.01m2.27%
Artisan Partners LP
as of 31 Mar 2014
10.75m2.22%
LSV Asset Management
as of 31 Mar 2014
10.07m2.08%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC
as of 31 Mar 2014
9.33m1.92%
34.02%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Mar 2014 - 31 Mar 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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