KR:NYE-Kroger Company (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Defensive | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 31.38

Change

+0.01 (+0.03)%

Market Cap

USD 25.02B

Volume

6.81M

Average Target Price

USD 30.89 (-1.55%)
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

FTXD First Trust Nasdaq Retail.. 5.85 % 0.60 %

-0.07 (-0.27%)

USD 6.09M
PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail 5.17 % 0.63 %

+0.11 (+0.28%)

USD 9.70M
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 5.14 % 0.50 %

-0.14 (-0.51%)

USD 0.02B
FHC:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 3.99 % 0.82 %

N/A

CAD 2.51M
FXG First Trust Cons. Staples.. 3.98 % 0.62 %

-0.31 (-0.64%)

USD 0.35B
RHS Invesco S&P 500 Equal Wei.. 3.41 % 0.40 %

-0.71 (-0.54%)

USD 0.60B
FBU:CA First Asset U.S. Buyback .. 2.80 % 0.80 %

N/A

CAD 0.04B
ESGL Oppenheimer Revenue Weigh.. 2.30 % 0.40 %

-0.34 (-1.11%)

USD 30.80
SZNE Pacer CFRA-Stovall Equal .. 1.74 % 0.00 %

-0.16 (-0.60%)

USD 2.58M
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Divers.. 1.49 % 0.34 %

-0.12 (-0.45%)

USD 0.10B
MUS:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.42 % 0.67 %

+0.01 (+0.04%)

CAD 0.13B
JKI iShares Morningstar Mid-C.. 1.40 % 0.30 %

-0.36 (-0.23%)

USD 0.45B
XRT SPDR S&P Retail 1.33 % 0.35 %

-0.03 (-0.06%)

USD 0.63B
MWD:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.18 % 0.66 %

-0.01 (-0.04%)

CAD 0.24B
SPYB SPDR S&P 500 Buyback 1.11 % 0.35 %

-0.19 (-0.29%)

USD 0.02B
FTA First Trust Large Cap Val.. 0.98 % 0.62 %

+0.06 (+0.11%)

USD 1.14B
HERS.B:CA Evolve North American Gen.. 0.77 % 0.62 %

N/A

CAD 1.12M
HERS:CA Evolve North American Gen.. 0.77 % 0.62 %

+0.82 (+4.04%)

CAD 2.64M
RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bul.. 0.76 % 0.99 %

-0.18 (-0.46%)

USD 0.03B
FAB First Trust Multi Cap Val.. 0.50 % 0.66 %

-0.17 (-0.31%)

USD 0.09B
FEX First Trust Large Cap Cor.. 0.50 % 0.61 %

-0.05 (-0.09%)

USD 1.40B
TUSA First Trust Total US Mark.. 0.47 % 0.70 %

-0.21 (-0.64%)

USD 0.01B
EQWM Invesco Russell Midcap Eq.. 0.40 % 0.25 %

-0.83 (-1.74%)

USD 0.02B
PQLC PGIM QMA Strategic Alpha .. 0.39 % 0.00 %

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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 14.32% 71% C- 91% A-
Dividend Return 1.42% 29% F 31% F
Total Return 15.74% 64% D 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 41.73% 86% B 96% A
Dividend Return 1.76% 29% F 30% F
Total Return 43.50% 86% B 96% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 48.97% 73% C 81% B-
Dividend Return 9.21% 38% F 29% F
Total Return 58.18% 73% C 78% C+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.48% 64% D 76% C
Dividend Return 10.85% 57% F 73% C
Total Return 1.37% 38% F 27% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 34.46% 21% F 14% F
Risk Adjusted Return 31.49% 43% F 38% F
Market Capitalization 31.64B 71% C- 93% 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 4.93 79% C+ 73% C
Price/Book Ratio 3.59 43% F 21% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 2.00 57% F 59% F
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 8.37 79% C+ 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 76.67% 86% B 97% A+
Return on Invested Capital 37.54% 93% A 95% A
Return on Assets 14.70% 93% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 37.00% 86% B 73% 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 31.38

Change

+0.01 (+0.03)%

Market Cap

USD 25.02B

Volume

6.81M

Average Target Price

USD 30.89 (-1.55%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

STA Verdict

Verdict

Values as of: 2018-11-13