KR:NYE-Kroger Company (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Defensive | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 25.78

Change

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Market Cap

USD 20.58B

Volume

4.81M

Average Target Price

USD 29.88 (+15.92%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

The Kroger Co operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States. It also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets.

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ETFs Containing KR

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail.. 5.80 % 0.60 %

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USD 9.12M
PBJ Invesco Dynamic Food & Be.. 4.24 % 0.63 %

N/A

USD 0.07B
PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail 4.22 % 0.63 %

N/A

USD 7.63M
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 3.75 % 0.50 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
ESGL Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 1.94 % 0.40 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
MUS:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.21 % 0.67 %

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CAD 0.14B
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Divers.. 1.21 % 0.34 %

N/A

USD 0.11B
MWD:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 0.97 % 0.66 %

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CAD 0.28B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Retail - Defensive)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -6.25% 27% F 7% F
Dividend Return 0.51% 14% F 27% F
Total Return -5.75% 27% F 7% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 6.88% 47% F 76% C
Dividend Return 2.26% 29% F 39% F
Total Return 9.14% 47% F 72% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 16.44% 58% F 64% D
Dividend Return 9.65% 38% F 32% F
Total Return 26.10% 58% F 52% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.61% 40% F 60% D-
Dividend Return 4.01% 40% F 47% F
Total Return 1.40% 38% F 28% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.02% 40% F 21% F
Risk Adjusted Return 14.85% 47% F 32% F
Market Capitalization 31.64B 73% C 92% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Retail - Defensive)
Ratio vs. Market
(New York Stock Exchange)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 6.54 73% C 68% D+
Price/Book Ratio 2.69 47% F 29% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.56 80% B- 68% D+
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 17.19 80% B- 34% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 41.63% 87% B+ 94% A
Return on Invested Capital 15.91% 53% F 76% C
Return on Assets 8.31% 87% B+ 83% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 154.50% 33% F 23% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.