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How has The Kroger Co.:(NYSE:KR) performed recently?

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 29467.81. It is in the Grocery Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 14.63, a forward P/E of 13.17 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 31.25 (1.76%) it has a dividend yield of 1.54%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 18.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by 18.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.97% and more long-term 8.19% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.00%.

For performance, The Kroger Co. the past week has seen a gain of -0.19%. For the last month performance for The Kroger Co. is -2.65%. While the last quarter is -11.57% and half year, -17.41%. Finally for the year, performance is -14.90%.

The 52-week high for The Kroger Co., is at -26.20%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 2.63%. The 20-day simple moving average is -7.31% and -14.68% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.39%, and for the month it is 2.02%. The Kroger Co., has a target price of 39.19.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.46, and for total debt/equity The Kroger Co. has 1.88. The gross margin is 22.40%, while operating margin is *TBA, the profit margin is *TBA. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 81.80%. The Kroger Co. has a payout ratio of 20.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 942.97. The shares float is 942.97, with the float short at 2.96%, with short ratio coming to 2.71.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Kroger Co., get *TBA, with its returns on investment at 13.40%. Return on equity is *TBA. So will the investors see the target price of 39.19, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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