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Consumer ServicesFood & Drug Retailers
  • Price (USD)21.50
  • Today's Change0.475 / 2.26%
  • Shares traded12.06m
  • 1 Year change-30.12%
  • Beta0.8217
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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)118.05bn
  • Net income in USD1.54bn
  • 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
announced
Transaction
value
Koninklijke Ahold Delhaize NV-US BusinessRumoured03 Oct 201703 Oct 2017Rumoured7.69%--
Murray's Cheese LLCDeal completed07 Feb 201707 Feb 2017Deal completed-36.20%--
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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)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
Dividend
(5 yr growth rate)
Casey's General Stores Inc7.63bn166.85m4.25bn15.91k26.433.6411.460.5574.244.24193.7530.782.5327.43199.13479,558.005.526.856.448.1822.3918.752.192.170.48287.140.47919.145.401.44-21.469.1212.479.95
Publix Super Markets Inc.34.53bn2.02bn15.39bn191.00k----5.810.44582.632.6345.0918.531.9814.7555.28180,779.0011.5612.4813.7515.2227.7328.005.845.780.964--0.015634.755.074.753.096.3119.0810.36
Kroger Co118.05bn1.54bn18.70bn443.00k12.733.054.730.15841.651.65126.636.903.3114.7482.78266,478.604.305.936.659.6522.0421.421.301.660.32575.080.695720.575.015.02-3.0726.7814.2815.92
SYSCO Corporation55.37bn1.14bn28.69bn66.50k26.3712.2214.040.51822.082.08100.944.493.2115.9114.98832,648.706.636.239.609.6619.0718.072.061.920.82647.650.768872.949.945.4920.310.3703-2.643.84
Starbucks Corporation22.40bn2.90bn78.79bn254.00k27.6613.5019.923.521.971.9715.264.041.586.6729.1288,187.4020.4416.8228.8625.0160.0958.4412.9310.631.03--0.402247.6111.2412.752.1917.7322.0523.36
Data as of Oct 23 2017. Currency figures normalised to Kroger Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

35.91%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201767.70m7.61%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Jun 201763.71m7.16%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201747.01m5.29%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201739.41m4.43%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201739.07m4.39%
JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201716.30m1.83%
Franklin Mutual Advisers LLCas of 30 Jun 201711.94m1.34%
BlackRock Advisors LLCas of 30 Jun 201711.71m1.32%
LSV Asset Managementas of 30 Jun 201711.61m1.31%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201710.91m1.23%
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Data from 30 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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