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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 35040.48. It is in the Grocery Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 17.01, a forward P/E of 14.95 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 36.36 (0.06%) it has a dividend yield of 1.32%.

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 9.36% and more long-term 9.79% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.00%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.70%.

For performance, The Kroger Co. the past week has seen a gain of -3.20%. For the last month performance for The Kroger Co. is 2.45%. While the last quarter is -0.63% and half year, -5.03%. Finally for the year, performance is -5.06%.

The 52-week high for The Kroger Co., is at -14.45%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 34.25%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.38% and -3.27% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.61%, and for the month it is 2.05%. The Kroger Co., has a target price of 41.46.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.52, and for total debt/equity The Kroger Co. has 1.93. The gross margin is 22.40%, while operating margin is 3.30%, the profit margin is 1.90%. The current ratio is 0.7 and the quick ratio is 0.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.50%, with instituitional ownership at 82.00%. The Kroger Co. has a payout ratio of 19.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 964.24. The shares float is 944.1, with the float short at 3.67%, with short ratio coming to 4.14.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Kroger Co., get 6.40%, with its returns on investment at 13.40%. Return on equity is 32.80%. So will the investors see the target price of 41.46, 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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