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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) which is in the industry Grocery Stores, gaining 0.61% today. In the last week its performance is -2.53%, and -18.50% for the past quarter. Currently, The Kroger Co., KR has a target price of 36.36, so today’s gain of 0.61% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.03%.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), has a market cap of 27988.24, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 82.30%.

At the current price of 29.68, it has a dividend yield of 1.62%, and its target price is 36.36. This is with a profit margin of 1.80%, and total debt/equity of 1.89. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has a P/E of 13.99, as well as a forward P/E of 12.88.

With a current EPS of 2.12, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.87%,The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 18.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.04%.

Performance for the year is -18.08%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is -28.37%.

Volume today for The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), is 22635300, while its average volume is 9961.55. Whilst the total gain today was 0.61%, it did have a day high of -18.29%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.37%, and 1.85% for the month. The 52-week low for The Kroger Co., KR has been 0.66%, while the 52-week-high has reached -29.91%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.40%, and its return on assets is 6.10%. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has an operating margin of 3.20%. With a sales growth of 4.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Kroger Co., KR is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 1.47, and has a current ratio of 0.7 and 0.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Kroger Co.? Well its PEG is 1.74, and the P/S is 0.25, along with a P/B of 4.26. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 87.74.

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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