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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
KR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. KR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
KR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.1
0
0.2
Equity-to-Asset 0.20
KR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. KR: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
KR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.73  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.25
Current: 0.2
-0.73
0.25
Debt-to-Equity 1.98
KR's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
91% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. KR: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
KR' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.88  Med: 1.57 Max: 4.26
Current: 1.98
-19.88
4.26
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.13
KR's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. KR: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
KR' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 2.36 Max: 3.45
Current: 2.13
2.01
3.45
Interest Coverage 3.81
KR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.97 vs. KR: 3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 5.52 Max: 7.42
Current: 3.81
2.94
7.42
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.11
Beneish M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
6.44%
11.94%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 1.90
KR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. KR: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
KR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.87 Max: 3.26
Current: 1.9
1.42
3.26
Net Margin % 3.05
KR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. KR: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
KR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.05
Current: 3.05
0.09
3.05
ROE % 56.37
KR's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. KR: 56.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
KR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 28.36 Max: 56.37
Current: 56.37
1.39
56.37
ROA % 10.27
KR's ROA % is ranked higher than
62% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. KR: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
KR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 5.55 Max: 10.27
Current: 10.27
0.3
10.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 20.70
KR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. KR: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
KR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.05  Med: 17.04 Max: 20.7
Current: 20.7
8.05
20.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.50
KR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. KR: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
KR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: 7.6 Max: 15.1
Current: 7.5
-14.9
15.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -0.80
KR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. KR: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
KR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 6.7 Max: 27.7
Current: -0.8
-12.2
27.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 6.70
KR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. KR: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
KR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13 Max: 193.1
Current: 6.7
0
193.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

KR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

David Einhorn 362,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 2,108,925 sh (+294.60%)
John Buckingham 64,241 sh (+69.28%)
David Dreman 77,255 sh (+10.92%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 401,663 sh (-0.10%)
Ken Fisher 181,167 sh (-15.58%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,548,517 sh (-21.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,584 sh (-51.62%)
Caxton Associates 15,200 sh (-87.88%)
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Q4 2017

KR Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 3,274,014 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 617,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,828,532 sh (+18.08%)
John Buckingham 73,955 sh (+15.12%)
Ken Fisher 193,164 sh (+6.62%)
Steven Cohen 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 400,213 sh (-0.36%)
David Dreman 50,615 sh (-34.48%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,492 sh (-67.80%)
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Q1 2018

KR Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Joel Greenblatt 1,856,791 sh (+1.55%)
Ken Fisher 193,749 sh (+0.30%)
Jeff Auxier 400,613 sh (+0.10%)
John Buckingham 73,959 sh (+0.01%)
Steven Cohen 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman 46,002 sh (-9.11%)
Pioneer Investments 2,156,889 sh (-34.12%)
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Q2 2018

KR Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Paul Tudor Jones 109,315 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,004,400 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 430,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 2,516,772 sh (+16.69%)
John Buckingham 73,742 sh (-0.29%)
Jeff Auxier 397,813 sh (-0.70%)
Ken Fisher 182,847 sh (-5.63%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,487,115 sh (-19.91%)
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2018-06-30 Reduce -19.91%0.12%$23.28 - $29.69 $ 29.9819%1,487,115
Ken Heebner 2018-06-30 New Buy0.62%$23.28 - $29.69 $ 29.9819%430,000
Ken Fisher 2018-06-30 Reduce -5.63%$23.28 - $29.69 $ 29.9819%182,847
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Add 1.55%0.01%$22.98 - $31.34 $ 29.9810%1,856,791
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Add 0.30%$22.98 - $31.34 $ 29.9810%193,749
David Dreman 2018-03-31 Reduce -9.11%0.07%$22.98 - $31.34 $ 29.9810%46,002
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 Add 18.08%0.11%$19.96 - $28.25 $ 29.9829%1,828,532
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Add 6.62%$19.96 - $28.25 $ 29.9829%193,164
David Dreman 2017-12-31 Reduce -34.48%0.29%$19.96 - $28.25 $ 29.9829%50,615
David Einhorn 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.12%$19.96 - $28.25 $ 29.9829%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Reduce -21.71%0.14%$19.94 - $24.63 $ 29.9833%1,548,517
David Einhorn 2017-09-30 New Buy0.12%$19.94 - $24.63 $ 29.9833%362,300
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -15.58%$19.94 - $24.63 $ 29.9833%181,167
David Dreman 2017-09-30 Add 10.92%0.08%$19.94 - $24.63 $ 29.9833%77,255
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores    NAICS: 445299    SIC: 5411
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Headquarter Location:USA
The Kroger Co operates grocery stores. Its coverage includes retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores.

Kroger is one of the largest retailers in the U.S. As of the end of fiscal 2016, the company operated 2,796 supermarkets, 784 convenience stores, and 319 jewelry stores in 35 states. In addition to its namesake banner, Kroger operates several other chains, including Ralphs, Fred Meyer, King Soopers, Fry's, Harris Teeter, and Food 4 Less. Building out its established footprint, Kroger acquired Roundy's at the end of fiscal 2015, which afforded it a more meaningful foray into the Chicago market.

Guru Investment Theses on The Kroger Co

Jeff Auxier Comments on Kroger - Aug 08, 2018

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Jeff Auxier Comments on Kroger - Feb 06, 2018

After a rough start to the year, Kroger (NYSE:KR) delivered a net earnings increase of 1.5% vs. an earnings decline of 56% year over year. This improvement was driven by their record-setting Black Friday results for general merchandise and record sales at Fred Meyer. Digital revenue was up 109% from the continued positive response to Kroger’s online-grocery ordering service. Recently the company has been in discussions with Chinese online powerhouse­ Alibaba. We have been very impressed with Kroger’s use of data analytics. With a nationwide shortage of both trucks and drivers, shipping costs are up over 18% this past year. This will pressure margins for the online delivery model. Companies like Kroger with a vast store base should have an advantage. Additionally, 2017 saw some of the biggest price declines in food since 1950. Recently those price fundamentals show signs of improving.



From Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio)'s fourth quarter 2018 shareholder letter.

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Jeff Auxier Comments on Kroger - Aug 03, 2017

Kroger (NYSE:KR) is the leading grocer in the US. The price of groceries has declined for 18 consecutive months which represents one of the longest declines in over 50 years. Egg prices are down over 60% in the past three years. Eating at home is a tremendous bargain compared to eating out. New competitors like Amazon/Whole Foods and foreign entrants Aldi and Lidl have added to the negative sentiment. Kroger has competed very well with Walmart for several years now. Kroger is a fierce competitor and after visiting several stores in three states we are convinced they offer compelling food value and strong execution. At 11 times depressed earnings it looks too cheap.



From Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio)'s second-quarter 2017 shareholder letter.

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Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 6.83
KR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.85 vs. KR: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
KR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 15.23 Max: 1185
Current: 6.83
5.73
1185
Forward PE Ratio 14.66
KR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. KR: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 6.83
KR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
83% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.28 vs. KR: 6.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
KR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 15.23 Max: 1185
Current: 6.83
5.73
1185
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.50
KR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.12 vs. KR: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
KR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.69  Med: 17.79 Max: 296.25
Current: 14.5
10.69
296.25
PB Ratio 3.24
KR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. KR: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 3.44 Max: 6.92
Current: 3.24
2.32
6.92
PS Ratio 0.20
KR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. KR: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.2
0.13
0.38
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.19
KR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. KR: 39.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.44  Med: 22.2 Max: 57.89
Current: 39.19
9.44
57.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.43
KR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. KR: 7.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.93  Med: 5.92 Max: 9.08
Current: 7.43
3.93
9.08
EV-to-EBIT 8.44
KR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.28 vs. KR: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 11.8 Max: 22.2
Current: 8.44
7.6
22.2
EV-to-EBITDA 5.40
KR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. KR: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 6.9 Max: 9.5
Current: 5.4
4.8
9.5
EV-to-Revenue 0.29
KR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
72% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KR: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
KR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.29
0.2
0.5
PEG Ratio 1.06
KR's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. KR: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
KR' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.32 Max: 151.15
Current: 1.06
0.59
151.15
Shiller PE Ratio 18.03
KR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.51 vs. KR: 18.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
KR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.74  Med: 21.26 Max: 39.61
Current: 18.03
14.74
39.61
Current Ratio 0.73
KR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.73
0.68
1.14
Quick Ratio 0.26
KR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. KR: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.26
0.16
0.55
Days Inventory 24.40
KR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.43 vs. KR: 24.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.2  Med: 25.54 Max: 30.46
Current: 24.4
24.2
30.46
Days Payable 22.31
KR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.06 vs. KR: 22.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.33  Med: 23.27 Max: 24.45
Current: 22.31
21.33
24.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 1.73
KR's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
58% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. KR: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
KR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.73
0.89
2.39
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.12
KR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. KR: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
KR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.22 Max: 3.33
Current: 0.12
0.12
3.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 13.00
KR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. KR: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
KR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 23.1
Current: 13
0
23.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.92
KR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
50% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. KR: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.45
KR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
73% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. KR: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
KR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 3.08 Max: 4.68
Current: 3.45
1.74
4.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.70
KR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. KR: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 2 Max: 7.1
Current: 3.7
-18.1
7.1

Valuation & Return

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vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.82
KR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. KR: 7.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
KR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 7.37 Max: 93.65
Current: 7.82
3.19
93.65
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.17
KR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. KR: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.56 Max: 67.94
Current: 1.17
0.99
67.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.24
KR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
95% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. KR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
KR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.44 Max: 9.41
Current: 0.24
0.21
9.41
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
KR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. KR: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.03
0.18
2.19
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.71
KR's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. KR: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
KR' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.13 Max: 139
Current: 0.71
0.63
139
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.54
KR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. KR: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
KR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.37 Max: 13.4
Current: 1.54
1.32
13.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.87
KR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. KR: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 8.5 Max: 13.2
Current: 11.87
4.5
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.87
KR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. KR: 13.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 15.1 Max: 23
Current: 13.87
4.8
23

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $124,179.00
EPS (TTM) $ 4.37
Beta0.83
Volatility38.52%
52-Week Range $19.69 - 32.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil)796.68

Analyst Estimate

Jan19 Jan20 Jan21
Revenue (Mil $) 122,175 125,135 129,699
EBIT (Mil $) 3,274 2,870 3,052
EBITDA (Mil $) 5,663 5,421 5,644
EPS ($) 2.80 2.24 2.45
EPS without NRI ($) 2.80 2.24 2.45
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
6.21%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.53 0.57 0.65

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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