Kroger CoKR:NYQ

45.35
0.10 / 0.22%
3.26m
31.11%
0.6288
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As of Apr 24 2014 21:00 BST.Data delayed by at least 15 minutes.

About the company

98.38bn1.51bn1902375.00k
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
YOU Technology Brand Services IncDeal completed11 Feb 2014+25.31%--
Harris Teeter Supermarkets IncDeal completed09 Jul 2013+25.31%2.54bn

Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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(5 yr average)
Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin (5 yr average)Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin (5 Yr Average)Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio (5 yr average)Revenue
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The Kroger Co.
98.38bn1.51bn23.21bn375.00k15.664.297.180.2362.902.90189.2710.603.6514.4790.79262,3335.686.379.546.3720.5721.401.561.090.2976.150.67728.481.825.261.483.941.6311.84
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Data as of Apr 24 2014. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 31 Dec 2013
36.42m7.17%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
24.53m4.83%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 31 Dec 2013
23.76m4.68%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
23.33m4.59%
AllianceBernstein LP
as of 31 Dec 2013
14.46m2.85%
Artisan Partners LP
as of 31 Dec 2013
11.12m2.19%
LSV Asset Management
as of 31 Dec 2013
10.33m2.03%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLC
as of 31 Dec 2013
9.38m1.85%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
8.64m1.70%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
7.29m1.44%
33.32%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2013 - 31 Dec 2013Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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