Consumer ServicesFood & Drug Retailers
  • Price (USD)22.94
  • Today's Change0.39 / 1.73%
  • Shares traded8.74m
  • 1 Year change-36.65%
  • Beta0.7467
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About the company

The Kroger Co. (Kroger) manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The Company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores throughout the United States. As of January 28, 2017, it had operated approximately 4,000 owned or leased supermarkets, convenience stores, fine jewelry stores, distribution warehouses and food production plants through divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates. These facilities are located throughout the United States. As of January 28, 2017, Kroger operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,796 supermarkets under a range of local banner names, of which 2,255 had pharmacies and 1,445 had fuel centers. As of January 28, 2017, the Company offered ClickList and Harris Teeter ExpressLane, personalized, order online, pick up at the store services at 637 of its supermarkets. P$$T, Check This Out and Heritage Farm are the three brands. Its other brands include Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)117.02bn
  • Net income in USD1.57bn
  • Incorporated1902
  • Employees443.00k
  • Location
    Kroger Co1014 Vine StCINCINNATI 45202-1141United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (513) 762-4000
  • Fax+1 (513) 762-1575
  • Websitehttp://www.thekrogerco.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
KR:NYQ since
Murray's Cheese LLCDeal completed07 Feb 201707 Feb 2017Deal completed-31.91%--
Whole Foods Market IncRumoured06 Oct 201606 Oct 2016Rumoured-20.46%--
Modern Healthcare IncDeal completed02 Sep 201602 Sep 2016Deal completed-28.22%--
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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.15.86bn402.00m13.35bn60.03k33.213.9614.110.84171.261.2649.6110.542.4620.3165.38264,117.906.249.557.8812.0234.0835.262.543.771.2017.510.23843.872.189.24-5.418.1514.1721.75
Publix Super Markets Inc.34.24bn2.00bn15.39bn191.00k----5.850.44962.602.6044.5918.321.9514.7249.27179,248.7011.4112.4813.7615.2227.8028.005.845.780.9619--0.01734.755.074.753.096.3119.0810.36
Kroger Co117.02bn1.57bn20.59bn443.00k13.773.365.220.17591.671.67123.736.823.3614.6786.42264,149.004.485.937.119.6522.1421.421.331.660.25405.260.686720.575.015.02-3.0726.7814.2815.92
SYSCO Corporation54.60bn1.05bn27.30bn51.90k26.9012.2514.200.49991.901.9098.294.163.4915.6914.011,051,984.006.736.699.9010.3918.8717.881.932.010.93927.530.780671.713.465.0738.27-3.79-3.693.44
Starbucks Corporation21.98bn2.96bn84.15bn254.00k28.9315.0120.983.832.012.0114.923.871.646.6928.6486,520.0822.1416.8232.2025.0160.1858.4413.4710.630.8989--0.414247.6111.2412.752.1917.7322.0523.36
Data as of Jul 19 2017. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

39.74%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 31 Mar 201791.45m10.19%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201768.35m7.62%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201739.31m4.38%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 201738.89m4.33%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Mar 201736.69m4.09%
Janus Capital Management LLCas of 31 Mar 201723.72m2.64%
AllianceBernstein LPas of 31 Mar 201718.98m2.12%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201714.93m1.66%
BlackRock Advisors LLCas of 31 Mar 201713.13m1.46%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 31 Mar 201711.12m1.24%
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Data from 31 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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