The Kroger Co., KR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Grocery Stores in the sector of Services. Based in USA, The Kroger Co., KR has a market cap of 29901. Since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977, The Kroger Co., KR performance year to date is -24.53%. Today The Kroger Co., KR has gained 0.45%, with a current price of 31.27.
Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.30%. Return of assets are at 6.10%, with return on investment at 13.40%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, The Kroger Co., KR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.47. While Total debt/equity is 1.89. With a profit margin of 1.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 22.60%, and operating margin of 3.20%. The Kroger Co. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.7, while the quick ratio is 0.2.
For the last year The Kroger Co., KR has seen a EPS growth of 18.60%. A performance for the year of -14.60%. The 52-week high is -26.15%, and the 52-week low is 8.92%. The average volume for The Kroger Co., KR is 14818882.
With a target price of 36.18, can The Kroger Co., KR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of The Kroger Co., KR. The Kroger Co. has a P/E of 14.74 and a forward P/E of 13.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.83. The Kroger Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.27 and 4.49 respectively. For P/cash, The Kroger Co. has a value of 93.73, while it is 598.02 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 31.27, The Kroger Co. has a dividend yield of 1.54%. We see a return on equity of 31.40%.
Looking more long-term The Kroger Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.04%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.87% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 18.60% for this year and for the last five years a 18.90% growth has been seen.