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Kroger is a company that produces and processes food products for sale in supermarkets. It 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, OH, US
Websitethekrogerco.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)435,000(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)$122.3 B
Share Price (Mar 2021)$32.9 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

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
Timothy A. Massa

Timothy A. Massa

Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Labor Relations
Gary Millerchip

Gary Millerchip

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Robert W. Clark

Robert W. Clark

Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and Sourcing
Joseph A. Grieshaber

Joseph A. Grieshaber

Senior Vice President
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Kroger Office Locations

Kroger has offices in Cincinnati, Atlanta, Bellevue, Compton and in 16 other locations
Cincinnati, OH, US (HQ)
1014 Vine St
Atlanta, GA, US
2175 Parklake Dr NE
Bellevue, WA, US
10116 NE 8th St
Compton, CA, US
1100 W Artesia Blvd
Coppell, TX, US
751 Freeport Pkwy
Denver, CO, 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 $122.29 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2021)

30.5b

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

6.9b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

22.8%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

820.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2021)

820.0m

Market capitalization (1-Mar-2021)

25.0b

Closing stock price (1-Mar-2021)

32.9

Cash (15-Aug-2020)

2.8b

EV

42.8b
Kroger's current market capitalization is $25 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

122.7b121.2b122.3b

Revenue growth, %

6%(1%)1%

Cost of goods sold

95.7b94.9b95.3b

Gross profit

27.0b26.3b27.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2021

Revenue

37.5b27.9b27.7b37.3b28.2b28.0b41.5b30.5b

Cost of goods sold

29.4b21.9b21.7b29.0b22.0b21.8b31.5b23.6b

Gross profit

8.2b5.9b6.0b8.3b6.2b6.2b10.1b6.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

22%21%22%22%22%22%24%23%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2020

Cash

347.0m429.0m399.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.6b1.7b

Inventories

7.8b8.1b8.5b

Current Assets

11.1b10.8b10.9b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2021

Cash

691.0m361.0m429.0m409.0m629.0m545.0m2.7b2.8b

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.5b

Inventories

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

Current Assets

10.3b9.7b10.8b10.2b10.1b11.0b12.2b12.3b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2020

Net Income

1.9b3.1b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.4b2.5b2.6b

Inventories

(23.0m)(354.0m)(351.0m)

Accounts Payable

158.0m213.0m342.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

2.0b2.5b2.8b763.0m1.1b1.2b1.2b2.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

741.0m1.3b1.9b779.0m1.4b2.0b825.0m1.4b

Inventories

134.0m252.0m(601.0m)124.0m274.0m(636.0m)756.0m685.0m

Accounts Payable

345.0m94.0m666.0m364.0m209.0m808.0m783.0m522.0m
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

19.7 x

EV/CFO

12 x

Revenue/Employee

273.2k

Debt/Equity

2.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x

P/E Ratio

14.0
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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 Revenue Breakdown

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Kroger revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.2% from Other , 9.0% from Pharmacy, 50.3% from Non Perishable, 24.1% from Fresh, 11.5% from Supermarket Fuel and 0.0% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Kroger's employees are reported to be approximately 51% female and 49% male.
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Kroger Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Kroger Online and Social Media Presence

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Kroger News and Updates

Kroger stock falls after BofA analyst turns bearish, about a week ahead of earnings report

Shares of Kroger Co. slumped 1.2% in afternoon trading Tuesday, after BofA Securities analyst Robert Ohmes turned bearish ahead of the grocers earnings report due out next week. Ohmes downgraded Kroger to underperform from neutral, and slashed its stock price target to $28, which is 15.6% below cur…

United States Online Grocery Market Report 2021-2025: Impact Analysis of COVID-19 - Major Players are Walmart, Amazon.Com, The Kroger Co., and Costco Wholesale

Dublin, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "The US Online Grocery Market: Size & Forecasts with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Kroger says some HR data and pharmacy records were possibly compromised in data breach

Summary List PlacementKroger was among the companies affected by a data breach caused by a weakness in a product offered by Accellion, a third-party company that the retailer used for secure file transfer services, according to a company press release. The breach didn't affect Kroger's IT system, …

Retail giants like Walmart, Amazon, and Kroger are firing shots over rivals' minimum wages. Here's who actually pays $15 an hour. (AMZN, COST, WMT)

Summary List PlacementMassive retailers have stayed mostly quiet about looming minimum wage increases.  But they have more to say when it comes to taking shots at the competition.  When Walmart announced on Thursday it was raising some workers' wages, rival grocery chain Kroger was quick to have a…

Kroger says it will pay workers $100 to get vaccinated against the coronavirus

Summary List PlacementKroger announced that it would pay all associates $100 if they get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The reward will be given to employees who get the full manufacturer-recommended doses of the vaccine.  Those who can't get vaccinated because of medical or religious reasons…

Kroger offers $100 to each employee who gets the COVID-19 vaccine

Kroger Co. late Friday became the latest retailer to plan on paying workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Kroger said it will provide a one-time payment of $100 to all associates who receive a full round of vaccine as recommended by the makers. In addition to the new vaccine payment, the company als…
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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 Timothy A. Massa.

  • How many employees does Kroger have?

    Kroger has 435,000 employees.

  • What is Kroger revenue?

    Latest Kroger annual revenue is $122.3 b.

  • What is Kroger revenue per employee?

    Latest Kroger revenue per employee is $281.1 k.

  • Who are Kroger competitors?

    Competitors of Kroger include Dollar General, Rite Aid and Amazon.

  • 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.