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Last $35.53 USD
Change Today +0.45 / 1.28%
Volume 9.0M
KR On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 08/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

kroger co (KR) Snapshot

Open
$35.63
Previous Close
$35.08
Day High
$36.00
Day Low
$34.83
52 Week High
08/12/15 - $39.43
52 Week Low
08/28/14 - $25.35
Market Cap
34.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
8.4M
EPS TTM
$1.88
Shares Outstanding
971.4M
EX-Date
08/12/15
P/E TM
18.9x
Dividend
$0.42
Dividend Yield
1.08%
Current Stock Chart for KROGER CO (KR)

kroger co (KR) Details

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States and internationally. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company’s marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under the banner names of Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith’s. As of August 18, 2015, the company operated 2,626 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia under two dozen local banner names; and 780 convenience stores, 327 fine jewelry stores, 1,342 supermarket fuel centers, and 37 food processing plants in the United States. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

400,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 1883

kroger co (KR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $745.3K
Senior Vice President of Merchandising
Total Annual Compensation: $651.3K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $708.4K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

kroger co (KR) Key Developments

Kroger Ratifies Agreement with UFCW Local 1059

The Kroger Co. announced that associates working at stores in Kroger'sColumbus division have ratified a new labor agreement with UFCW Local 1059. The contract covers more than 12,000 associates working in 85 stores, 64 fuel centers and 83 pharmacies in the Columbus metro area and suburbs and region.

The Kroger Co. Announces Establishment of Two New Supermarket Divisions; Names Management Appoints to Its New Dallas and Houston Divisions

The Kroger Co. announced the establishment of two new supermarket divisions, a Dallas division and a Houston division. Previously, both markets were served as part of Kroger's Southwest division. The company has previously outlined capital investment plans of approximately $700 million in Dallas-Fort Worth and $500 million in Houston over the next three years. The company's new Dallas division includes 105 stores in the Dallas and Fort Worth markets and in the Shreveport and Alexandria, Louisiana area. The new Houston division includes 109 stores in the greater Houston region, as well as stores in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The company also announced that Dana Zurcher has been promoted to serve as president of the company's new Dallas division. Bill Breetz, who has been serving as president of the Southwest division since 2002, will continue to oversee operations in Texas and Louisiana for the remainder of the year, and serve as president of the new Houston division. Dana Zurcher, currently vice president of operations for the Southwest division, has been promoted to president of Kroger'sDallas division, effective October 1, 2015. Ms. Zurcher brings 30 years of leadership experience to her new role. In 2008, she was promoted to director of operations for the Ralphs division in Los Angeles, where she served until she was promoted to vice president of operations for Kroger's Mid-South division in 2011. She has served in her current role since 2013.

Kroger Introduces Appriss' NARxCHECK (TM) into Pharmacies

Appriss Inc. announced that The Kroger Co. has introduced NARxCHECK into over 200 stores in Ohio, West Virginia, and Arizona in an effort to improve patient safety and combat prescription drug abuse.

 

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