Exploring Kroger Stock – Key Insights

Shares of Kroger have moved 2.1% today, and are now trading at a price of $51.84. In contrast, the S&P 500 index saw a 1.0% change. Today's trading volume is 4,522,141 compared to the stock's average volume of 5,567,687.

The Kroger Co. operates as a food and drug retailer in the United States. Based in Cincinnati, United States the company has 414,000 full time employees and a market cap of $37,417,644,032. Kroger currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 2.3% per year.

The company is now trading -11.0% away from its average analyst target price of $58.25 per share. The 17 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $48.0 to $70.0, and on average give Kroger a rating of buy.

Over the last 52 weeks, KR stock has risen 10.6%, which amounts to a -15.7% difference compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $58.34 whereas its 52 week low is $42.1 per share. With its net margins declining an average -11.5% over the last 6 years, Kroger may not have a strong enough profitability trend to support its stock price.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 150,039,000 2,164,000 1 -50.0
2022 148,258,000 2,244,000 2 100.0
2021 137,888,000 1,655,000 1 -50.0
2020 132,498,000 2,585,000 2 100.0
2019 122,286,000 1,659,000 1 -66.67
2018 121,852,000 3,110,000 3
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