KR:NYE-Kroger Company (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Defensive | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 28.88

Change

-0.41 (-1.40)%

Market Cap

USD 23.01B

Volume

0.01B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 30.68 (6.23%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 31.07 (7.58%)
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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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N/A

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ETFs Containing KR

PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail 5.59 % 0.63 %

-0.20 (-0.48%)

USD 0.01B
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 4.48 % 0.50 %

-0.09 (-0.32%)

USD 0.02B
FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail.. 4.40 % 0.60 %

N/A

USD 2.45M
FHC:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 4.24 % 0.82 %

-0.13 (-0.52%)

CAD 2.47M
FHC.F:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 4.24 % 0.00 %

N/A

CAD 3.98M
FXG First Trust Cons. Staples.. 4.18 % 0.62 %

-0.29 (-0.61%)

USD 0.37B
RHS Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 3.65 % 0.40 %

-0.49 (-0.37%)

USD 0.52B
PBJ Invesco Dynamic Food & Be.. 3.40 % 0.63 %

-0.43 (-1.27%)

USD 0.08B
ESGL Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 2.60 % 0.40 %

+0.27 (+0.83%)

USD 32.87
SZNE Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal .. 1.77 % 0.00 %

N/A

USD 2.62M
ZEUS:CA BMO Shiller Select US Ind.. 1.47 % 0.73 %

N/A

CAD 0.02B
XRT SPDR S&P Retail 1.45 % 0.35 %

-0.01 (-0.02%)

USD 0.79B
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Divers.. 1.42 % 0.00 %

+0.05 (+0.17%)

USD 0.11B
MUS:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.41 % 0.67 %

-0.04 (-0.15%)

CAD 0.12B
JKI iShares Morningstar Mid-C.. 1.38 % 0.30 %

-0.31 (-0.19%)

USD 0.47B
MWD:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.18 % 0.66 %

-0.12 (-0.49%)

CAD 0.23B
RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bul.. 0.85 % 0.99 %

+0.06 (+0.12%)

USD 0.04B
IWS iShares Russell Mid-cap V.. 0.58 % 0.24 %

-0.10 (-0.11%)

USD 11.47B
EQLT Workplace Equality Portfo.. 0.43 % 0.75 %

+0.12 (+0.32%)

USD 0.02B
EQWM Invesco Russell Midcap Eq.. 0.40 % 0.25 %

N/A

USD 0.03B
EQAL Invesco Russell 1000 Equa.. 0.27 % 0.20 %

-0.11 (-0.33%)

USD 0.47B
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 0.24 % 0.20 %

-0.05 (-0.05%)

USD 15.91B
CHEP AGFiQ U.S. Market Neutral.. 0.00 % 0.97 %

N/A

USD 1.14M

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 5.21% 53% F 71% C-
Dividend Return 1.42% 29% F 37% F
Total Return 6.63% 53% F 70% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 36.68% 67% D+ 91% A-
Dividend Return 1.85% 29% F 31% F
Total Return 38.52% 67% D+ 91% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 40.91% 82% B- 72% C-
Dividend Return 9.87% 38% F 31% F
Total Return 50.78% 82% B- 67% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.14% 67% D+ 74% C
Dividend Return 10.49% 67% D+ 70% C-
Total Return 1.36% 25% F 26% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 34.19% 27% F 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return 30.70% 47% F 35% F
Market Capitalization 31.64B 73% C 92% A-

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 16.00 80% B- 74% C
Price/Book Ratio 3.32 40% F 25% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.73 67% D+ 68% D+
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 11.33 80% B- 53% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 78.26% 80% B- 97% A+
Return on Invested Capital 41.94% 93% A 95% A
Return on Assets 14.40% 93% A 95% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 35.75% 87% B+ 74% C

Annual Financials (USD)

Quarterly Financials (USD)

Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

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 compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning 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 capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than 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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

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.

Overpriced compared to book value

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

KR:NYE-Kroger Company (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Defensive | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 28.88

Change

-0.41 (-1.40)%

Market Cap

USD 23.01B

Volume

0.01B

Yahoo Analyst Target

USD 30.68 (6.23%)

STA Analyst Target

USD 31.07 (7.58%)
Yahoo Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-09-19