It’s Not Over Yet For Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR)

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Kroger Co. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Consumer Defensive sector and is a part of the Grocery Stores industry. The current market capitalization of Kroger Co. is $41.59B. A total of 3.82 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 5.05M shares.

In the most recent transaction, FIKE CARIN L sold 4,798 shares of KR for 45.52 per share on Sep 22 ’23. After the transaction, the Vice President and Treasurer now owns 4,156 company shares. In a previous transaction on Sep 15 ’23, FIKE CARIN L sold 6,000 shares at 46.50 per share. KR shares that Vice President and Treasurer owns now total 44,090.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Massa Timothy A disposed of 23,000 shares on Sep 12 ’23 at a per-share price of $45.46. This resulted in the Senior Vice President holding 194,956 shares of KR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Massa Timothy A sold 23,000 shares at $47.95 per share on Apr 21 ’23. Company shares held by the Senior Vice President now total 194,956.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Kroger Co. pays an annual dividend of $1.13, resulting in a dividend yield of 1.96%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.51. KR’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/14/2024 when it declared a $0.29 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/1/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/1/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/14/2024. The KR stock dividend was $0.29 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, KR has a high of $57.83 and a low of $42.10.

As of this writing, KR has an earnings estimate of $1.34 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 17 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.39 per share and a lower estimate of $1.29. The company reported an EPS of $0.95 in the last quarter, which was 4.40% higher than expectations of $0.91.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. KR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $2.90B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $20.44B in debt and $16.32B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $16.13, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $9.43B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for KR is Buy with a score of 3.88.

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