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Kroger is a company that produces and processes food products for sale in supermarkets. The company operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its 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. Price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items.
TypePublic
Founded1883
HQCincinnati, US
Websitethekrogerco.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)435,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$121.2 B(-1%)
Share Price (Jul 2020)$33.7
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Kroger

W. Rodney McMullen

W. Rodney McMullen

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Stuart W. Aitken

Stuart W. Aitken

Senior Vice President, Alternative Business
Robert W. Clark

Robert W. Clark

Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Sourcing
Michael J. Donnelly

Michael J. Donnelly

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Joseph A. Grieshaber

Joseph A. Grieshaber

Senior Vice President
Calvin J. Kaufman

Calvin J. Kaufman

Senior Vice President
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Kroger Office Locations

Kroger has offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta, Bellevue, Compton and in 16 other locations
Cincinnati, US (HQ)
1014 Vine St
Atlanta, US
2175 Parklake Dr NE
Bellevue, US
10116 NE 8th St
Compton, US
1100 W Artesia Blvd
Coppell, US
751 Freeport Pkwy
Denver, US
65 Tejon St
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Kroger Financials and Metrics

Kroger Revenue

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Kroger's revenue was reported to be $121.16 b in FY, 2018 which is a 1.2% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2019)

28.0b

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

6.2b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

22.1%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

143.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

254.0m

Market capitalization (6-Jul-2020)

26.2b

Closing stock price (6-Jul-2020)

33.7

Cash (9-Nov-2019)

545.0m

EV

46.5b
Kroger's current market capitalization is $26.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

115.3b122.7b121.2b

Revenue growth, %

5%6%(1%)

Cost of goods sold

89.5b95.7b94.9b

Gross profit

25.8b27.0b26.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

36.3b27.6b27.7b37.5b27.9b27.7b37.3b28.2b28.0b

Cost of goods sold

28.3b21.6b21.5b29.4b21.9b21.7b29.0b22.0b21.8b

Gross profit

8.0b6.0b6.2b8.2b5.9b6.0b8.3b6.2b6.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

22%22%22%22%21%22%22%22%22%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

322.0m347.0m429.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.6b1.6b

Inventories

7.9b7.8b8.1b

Current Assets

10.3b11.1b10.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

356.0m819.0m352.0m691.0m361.0m429.0m409.0m629.0m545.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.6b

Inventories

7.7b7.7b8.2b7.7b7.5b8.4b8.0b7.8b8.8b

Current Assets

9.5b10.1b10.9b10.3b9.7b10.8b10.2b10.1b11.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

2.0b1.9b3.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.3b2.4b2.5b

Inventories

(382.0m)(23.0m)(354.0m)

Accounts Payable

16.0m158.0m213.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

297.0m648.0m1.0b2.0b2.5b2.8b763.0m1.1b1.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

736.0m1.3b1.9b741.0m1.3b1.9b779.0m1.4b2.0b

Inventories

177.0m154.0m(466.0m)134.0m252.0m(601.0m)124.0m274.0m(636.0m)

Accounts Payable

260.0m186.0m620.0m345.0m94.0m666.0m364.0m209.0m808.0m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

260.4k

Debt/Equity

2.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x
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Kroger Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Home ChefMay 24, 2018$700 m
Murray’s Cheese LLCFebruary 08, 2017
ModernHealth LTCJuly 20, 2016
Roundy'sDecember 18, 2015
VitacostJuly 02, 2014$280 m
YOU TechnologyFebruary 11, 2014
Harris TeeterJuly 09, 2013$2.44 b
Kessel FPDecember 20, 1999
Fred MeyerOctober 19, 1998$13 b
DillonsNovember 16, 1982
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Kroger Cybersecurity Score

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76/100

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Kroger Revenue Breakdown

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Kroger revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.3% from Supermarket Fuel, 24.0% from Fresh, 8.8% from Pharmacy, 50.1% from Non Perishable and 4.9% from Other

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Kroger Online and Social Media Presence

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Kroger News and Updates

Kroger raises quarterly dividend to 18 cents from16 cents

The Kroger Co. said Thursday its board has approved an increase in its quarterly dividend to 18 cents a share from 16 cents. The new dividend will be payable Sept. 1, to shareholders of record as of close of business Aug. 14. The supermarket chain posted better-than-expected first-quarter earnings …

Kroger stock is down again after earnings beat expectations. JPMorgan explains why

Kroger Co. shares fell about 1% in Friday trading after closing down 3.1% on Thursday despite reporting first-quarter earnings and sales that beat expectations amid a spike in demand for essentials during the coronavirus pandemic. Food-at-home stocks are universally underperforming on earnings days…

Kroger stuns with 92% e-commerce gain, but it has to prove it's not a coronavirus blip

Kroger has struggled to keep up as the world of grocery shopping has transformed, but digital sales during the pandemic could give it a boost.

Kroger expects to top 2020 outlook, beats estimates for profit, sales

Kroger Co said it expects to exceed its 2020 outlook for same-store sales and profit after beating Wall Street expectations for quarterly results on Thursday, as the U.S. supermarket chain benefited from consumers stocking up on essentials during the coronavirus lockdowns.

Kroger stock rises after earnings and sales exceed expectations

Kroger Co. stock rose 1.7% in Thursday premarket trading after the grocer reported first-quarter earnings and sales that exceeded expectations. Net income totaled $1.21 billion, or $1.52 per share, up from $772 million, or 95 cents per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of $1.22 was well ahead of the F…
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Kroger Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Kroger founded?

    Kroger was founded in 1883.

  • Who are Kroger key executives?

    Kroger's key executives are W. Rodney McMullen, Stuart W. Aitken and Robert W. Clark.

  • How many employees does Kroger have?

    Kroger has 435,000 employees.

  • What is Kroger revenue?

    Latest Kroger annual revenue is $121.2 b.

  • What is Kroger revenue per employee?

    Latest Kroger revenue per employee is $278.5 k.

  • Who are Kroger competitors?

    Competitors of Kroger include Publix, Albertsons and Sprouts Farmers Markets.

  • Where is Kroger headquarters?

    Kroger headquarters is located at 1014 Vine St, Cincinnati.

  • Where are Kroger offices?

    Kroger has offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta, Bellevue, Compton and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kroger have?

    Kroger has 20 offices.