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 31700.02. Since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977, The Kroger Co., KR performance year to date is -20.17%. Today The Kroger Co., KR has gained -2.24%, with a current price of 32.46.
Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 19.40%. Return of assets are at 6.40%, 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 1.52. While Total debt/equity is 1.93. With a profit margin of 1.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 22.40%, and operating margin of 3.30%. 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 -12.91%. The 52-week high is -23.64%, and the 52-week low is 19.83%. The average volume for The Kroger Co., KR is 4240522.
With a target price of 40.59, 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 15.54 and a forward P/E of 13.69. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.59. The Kroger Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.28 and 4.95 respectively. For P/cash, The Kroger Co. has a value of 81.07, while it is 27 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 32.46, The Kroger Co. has a dividend yield of 1.45%. We see a return on equity of 32.80%.
Looking more long-term The Kroger Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.79%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.28% 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.