KR:NYE-Kroger Company (The)

EQUITY | Retail - Defensive | New York Stock Exchange

Last Closing Price

USD 29.43

Change

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Market Cap

USD 23.48B

Volume

5.50M

Average Target Price

USD 31.69 (7.68%)
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.. 5.82 % 0.60 %

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USD 9.84M
JHMS John Hancock Multifactor .. 5.24 % 0.50 %

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USD 0.02B
PBJ Invesco Dynamic Food & Be.. 5.06 % 0.63 %

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USD 0.07B
PMR Invesco Dynamic Retail 4.92 % 0.63 %

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USD 7.13M
FHC:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 4.10 % 0.82 %

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CAD 2.38M
FHC.F:CA First Trust AlphaDEX U.S... 4.10 % 0.00 %

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CAD 4.60M
FXG First Trust Cons. Staples.. 4.09 % 0.62 %

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USD 0.33B
FBU:CA First Asset U.S. Buyback .. 2.91 % 0.80 %

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CAD 0.03B
MXDU Nationwide Maximum Divers.. 1.52 % 0.34 %

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USD 0.10B
MUS:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.51 % 0.67 %

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CAD 0.13B
MWD:CA Mackenzie Maximum Diversi.. 1.17 % 0.66 %

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CAD 0.25B
FTA First Trust Large Cap Val.. 1.00 % 0.62 %

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USD 1.09B
ONEO SPDR Russell 1000 Momentu.. 0.57 % 0.20 %

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USD 0.44B
FAB First Trust Multi Cap Val.. 0.51 % 0.66 %

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USD 0.09B
FEX First Trust Large Cap Cor.. 0.51 % 0.61 %

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USD 1.30B
TUSA First Trust Total US Mark.. 0.49 % 0.70 %

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USD 0.02B

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 7.02% 60% D- 53% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 7.02% 60% D- 53% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -0.98% 53% F 77% C+
Dividend Return 1.78% 29% F 34% F
Total Return 0.81% 53% F 71% C-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 60.86% 75% C 86% B
Dividend Return 11.37% 38% F 39% F
Total Return 72.23% 75% C 86% B
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.51% 60% D- 73% C
Dividend Return 8.89% 60% D- 69% D+
Total Return 1.38% 38% F 28% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 33.05% 20% F 15% F
Risk Adjusted Return 26.91% 53% F 39% F
Market Capitalization 31.64B 73% 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 5.07 80% B- 71% C-
Price/Book Ratio 3.18 40% F 23% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 1.91 60% D- 60% D-
Price/Free Cash Flow Ratio 7.87 73% C 59% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 67.35% 87% B+ 96% A
Return on Invested Capital 20.09% 73% C 82% B-
Return on Assets 13.16% 87% B+ 93% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 157.50% 33% F 22% F

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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 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.

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:
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.

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.

Low Revenue Growth

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