The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 30464.32. It is in the Grocery Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 15.1, a forward P/E of 13.35 and EPS of 2.14. At a stock price of 33.09 (2.60%) it has a dividend yield of 1.49%.
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 8.93% and more long-term 9.23% 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 0.47%. For the last month performance for The Kroger Co. is -9.56%. While the last quarter is -8.87% and half year, -16.11%. Finally for the year, performance is -3.31%.
The 52-week high for The Kroger Co., is at -21.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 22.63%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.92% and -10.54% for the 200-day simple moving average.
Volatility for the week is at 1.96%, and for the month it is 2.03%. The Kroger Co., has a target price of 39.62.
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 0.60%, with instituitional ownership at 81.80%. The Kroger Co. has a payout ratio of 19.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 944.63. The shares float is 943.92, with the float short at 3.69%, with short ratio coming to 3.77.
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 39.62, reached soon?
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