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Kroger Co. (KR) Analysis & Opinions from Experts

Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is 13.45% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $42.10 and a high of $58.34 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The KR stock was last observed hovering at around $51.94 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.08%.

Currently trading at $51.86, the stock is 2.33% and -1.59% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 5.01 million and changing -0.15% at the moment leaves the stock 5.70% off its SMA200. KR registered 9.94% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 12.62%.

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The stock witnessed a -0.17% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -6.34%, and is 2.57% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.56% over the week and 1.72% over the month.

Kroger Co. (KR) has around 414000 employees, a market worth around $37.43B and $150.14B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.67 and Fwd P/E is 11.40. Profit margin for the company is 1.42%. Distance from 52-week low is 23.20% and -11.11% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (6.91%).

The EPS is expected to shrink by -6.71% this year.

Kroger Co. (KR) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 720.00M, and float is at 716.08M with Short Float at 2.27%.

Kroger Co. (KR) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Foley Todd A,the company’sSenior VP & Interim CFO. SEC filings show that Foley Todd A sold 6,616 shares of the company’s common stock on Apr 26 ’24 at a price of $55.69 per share for a total of $0.37 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 46958.0 shares.

Kroger Co. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Apr 25 ’24 that Kimball Kenneth C (Senior Vice President) sold a total of 30,251 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Apr 25 ’24 and was made at $55.98 per share for $1.69 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 0.11 million shares of the KR stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Apr 23 ’24, Adcock Mary Ellen (Senior Vice President) disposed off 82,806 shares at an average price of $55.61 for $4.61 million. The insider now directly holds 193,469 shares of Kroger Co. (KR).

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