Kroger CoKR:NYQ

51.65
0.43 / 0.84%
5.26m
22.36%
0.7391
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About the company

103.96bn1.56bn1902375.00k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryFood & Drug RetailersLocation
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. It also operates 791 convenience stores, either directly or through franchisees, and 348 jewelry stores. In August 2014, the Company announced that it has completed the tender offer to purchase the interest of Vitacost.com.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired company
Deal status
DateKR:NYQ since
announced
Transaction
value
Vitacost.com IncDeal completed02 Jul 2014+4.28%277.36m
YOU Technology Brand Services IncDeal completed11 Feb 2014+42.72%--
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Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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investment
(5 yr average)
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The Kroger Co.
103.96bn1.56bn25.36bn375.00k16.795.027.440.2443.083.08204.2510.283.8815.7898.26277,2355.936.379.536.3720.6821.401.531.090.25835.960.690428.481.825.261.483.941.6311.30
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Data as of Oct 20 2014. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 30 Jun 2014
29.00m5.91%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
25.20m5.13%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 30 Jun 2014
22.22m4.53%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
22.20m4.52%
Artisan Partners LP
as of 30 Jun 2014
10.48m2.14%
AllianceBernstein LP
as of 30 Jun 2014
10.47m2.13%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
10.16m2.07%
LSV Asset Management
as of 30 Jun 2014
9.42m1.92%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP
as of 30 Jun 2014
8.82m1.80%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC
as of 30 Jun 2014
7.63m1.55%
31.69%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2013 - 30 Jun 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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