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Kroger manufactures and processes food products for sale in its supermarkets. The Company operates supermarkets, 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. ... Show more
TypePublic
Founded1883
HQCincinnati, US
Websitethekrogerco.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)500,000(+12%)
Job Openings12,515
Revenue (FY, 2017)$122.7 B(+7%)
Share Price (Feb 2019)$29.5 (+2%)

Key People/Management at Kroger

Rodney McMullen

Rodney McMullen

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Christopher Hjelm

Christopher Hjelm

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Sukanya Madlinger

Sukanya Madlinger

Senior Vice President
Timothy Massa

Timothy Massa

Group Vice President of Human Resources & Labor Relations
Michael Schlotman

Michael Schlotman

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Michael Donnelly

Michael Donnelly

Executive Vice President, Merchandising
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Kroger Office Locations

Kroger has an office in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, US (HQ)
1014 Vine St
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Kroger Financials and Metrics

Kroger Revenue

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Kroger's revenue was reported to be $122.66 b in FY, 2017 which is a 6.4% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2018)

27.9b

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

5.9b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

21.3%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

508.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

549.0m

Market capitalization (15-Feb-2019)

23.5b

Closing stock price (15-Feb-2019)

29.5

Cash (18-Aug-2018)

361.0m

EV

37.7b
Kroger's current market capitalization is $23.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

98.4b108.5b109.8b115.3b122.7b

Revenue growth, %

2%10%1%5%6%

Cost of goods sold

78.1b85.5b85.5b89.5b95.7b

Gross profit

20.2b23.0b24.3b25.8b27.0b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2015Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

22.5b33.0b25.0b25.3b33.1b25.1b25.5b26.6b34.6b26.6b36.3b27.6b37.5b27.9b

Cost of goods sold

29.4b21.9b

Gross profit

8.2b5.9b

Gross profit Margin, %

22%21%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

401.0m268.0m277.0m322.0m347.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.3b1.7b1.6b1.6b

Prepaid Expenses

835.0m

Inventories

7.9b7.8b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2015Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

691.0m361.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.5b

Prepaid Expenses

530.0m460.0m

Inventories

7.7b7.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.5b1.7b2.0b2.0b1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7b1.9b2.1b2.3b2.4b

Inventories

(131.0m)(147.0m)(184.0m)(382.0m)(23.0m)

Accounts Payable

196.0m135.0m440.0m16.0m158.0m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2015Q3, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2016Q3, 2015Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

2.0b2.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b581.0m1.5b1.0b620.0m1.6b1.1b1.8b694.0m1.2b736.0m1.3b741.0m1.3b

Inventories

(524.0m)(25.0m)(580.0m)102.0m(62.0m)(693.0m)92.0m(798.0m)101.0m35.0m177.0m154.0m134.0m252.0m

Accounts Payable

402.0m402.0m569.0m354.0m380.0m814.0m210.0m509.0m104.0m(19.0m)260.0m186.0m345.0m94.0m
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

68.7 x

EV/CFO

11.6 x

Debt/Equity

2 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

5 x
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Kroger Operating Metrics

Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Mar, 2018

Active Cities

45

Department Stores

2.42 k2.64 k2.63 k2.78 k2.80 k

Fuel Centers

1.17 k1.24 k1.33 k1.39 k1.45 k

Jewelry Stores

328 320 326 323 319
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Kroger Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Home ChefMay 24, 2018$700 m
Roundy'sDecember 18, 2015
VitacostJuly 02, 2014$280 m
Harris TeeterJuly 09, 2013$2.44 b
Agri-Products
Alpha Beta
Ansonborough Square Investors I
Ansonborough Square Retail
Ardrey Kell Investments
Bay Area Warehouse Stores
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Kroger Revenue Breakdown

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Kroger revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.6% from Fuel, 11.9% from Perishable, 25.4% from Non Perishable, 6.6% from Fuel, 11.9% from Perishable, 25.4% from Non Perishable and 12.1% from Other

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Kroger Online and Social Media Presence

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Kroger News and Updates

Kroger introduces Kroger Pay

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) announced today it is introducing Kroger Pay, a mobile payment solution th...

Kroger, the largest grocery chain in America, just revealed another tool in its quest to change grocery shopping as we know it (KR)

Kroger is introducing Kroger Pay, which allows customers to pay for groceries and earn rewards points on their smartphone.  Tech is increasingly crucial to Kroger, with digital sales reaching $5 billion in 2018, a figure that the grocer is predicting could nearly double in 2019. In January, the c…

Kroger, the largest grocer in America, explains how its turning to healthcare as it takes on Amazon and Whole Foods

Kroger is the largest grocery-store chain in America, and it has 2,200 pharmacies and more than 200 health clinics. The company's goal is to help keep its customers healthier. In that way, it's acting more like a doctor or nurse than ever before. Importantly, that also means Kroger wants to fill …

Kroger and Home Chef Expand Nationwide Retail Rollout and Launch Customizable Meal Kit Feature for Online Orders

CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef announced today the introduction of retail meal kits to new cities, bringing the weekly rotating meal solution to 500 additional Kroger Family of Stores across the country. Additionally,...

Kroger Aims To Help Prevent Heart Disease With Free Cholesterol Screenings During American Heart Month

CINCINNATI, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each minute, more than one person in the United States dies from a heart disease-related event. Heart disease can be prevented with a healthy diet and physical activity. However,...

Kroger Promotes Stuart W. Aitken to Senior Vice President, Alternative Business

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced a key promotion in support of Restock Kroger and beyond with the appointment of Stuart W. Aitken to the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Alternative Business, effective February 3, 2019. In...
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Kroger Company Life and Culture

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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 Rodney McMullen, Christopher Hjelm and Sukanya Madlinger.

  • How many employees does Kroger have?

    Kroger has 500,000 employees.

  • What is Kroger revenue?

    Latest Kroger annual revenue is $122.7 b.

  • What is Kroger revenue per employee?

    Latest Kroger revenue per employee is $245.3 k.

  • Who are Kroger competitors?

    Competitors of Kroger include Albertsons, Seven & I Holding and Carrefour.

  • Where is Kroger headquarters?

    Kroger headquarters is located at 1014 Vine St, Cincinnati.

  • Where are Kroger offices?

    Kroger has an office in Cincinnati.

  • How many offices does Kroger have?

    Kroger has 1 office.