Don't Miss These Facts About Kroger Company

Kroger Company logged a -1.3% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $47.77 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.4% and the Dow Industrial Average posted a -0.9% change. KR's trading volume is 2,136,395 compared to the stock's average volume of 6,645,087.

Kroger Company trades -11.25% away from its average analyst target price of $53.83 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.

Anyone interested in buying KR should be aware of the facts below:

  • Kroger Company's Graham number (a purchase price with a built-in margin of safety) is $31.5, which is 51.7% away from its current price

  • Kroger Company has moved 11.5% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -10.2%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of 3.27, Kroger Company has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.6 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • KR has a forward P/E ratio of 11.5 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) is $4.17 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.02 -- a number near or below 1 signifying that Kroger Company is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 3.5 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 $34,197,633,024. Kroger Company currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.8%.

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