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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 -1.22% today. In the last week its performance is -2.31%, and -17.55% for the past quarter. Currently, The Kroger Co., KR has a target price of 36.36, so today’s gain of -1.22% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.23%.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), has a market cap of 28400.63, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.60%, and institutional ownership is 82.30%.

At the current price of 30.08, it has a dividend yield of 1.60%, 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 14.18, as well as a forward P/E of 13.06.

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 -15.66%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is -27.40%.

Volume today for The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR), is 7342800, while its average volume is 9853. Whilst the total gain today was -1.22%, it did have a day high of -18.97%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.50%, and 1.86% for the month. The 52-week low for The Kroger Co., KR has been -1.18%, while the 52-week-high has reached -28.96%.

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 1.76, and the P/S is 0.25, along with a P/B of 4.32. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 89.03.

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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