What Our Analysts Know About Kroger Company

Large-cap Consumer Defensive company Kroger Company has moved 1.6% so far today on a volume of 2,332,675, compared to its average of 6,378,459. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.3%

Kroger Company trades -14.93% away from its average analyst target price of $53.46 per share. The 18 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $43 to $75, and on average have given Kroger Company a rating of hold.

Below are some factors that could be affecting the stocks's performance and analyst recommendation:

  • Kroger Company has moved 13.4% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -15.2%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 3.27, Kroger Company (The) has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.9 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • KR has a forward P/E ratio is 10.9 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) is $3.27 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.94 -- a number near or below 1 signifying that the Kroger Company is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.4 compared to its sector average of 4.09

The Kroger Co. operates as a retailer in the United States. The company operates combination food and drug stores, multi-department stores, marketplace stores, and price impact warehouses. Based in Cincinnati, the company has 500,000 full time employees and a market cap of $32,554,856,448. Kroger Company (The) currently returns an annual dividend yield of 2.0%.

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