The Kroger Co. (KR) EPS Estimated At $0.64

May 17, 2018 - By Alfred Lee

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 78 investors sold The Kroger Co. shares while 251 reduced holdings. 121 funds opened positions while 176 raised stakes. 636.15 million shares or 7.55% less from 688.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Glg Limited holds 0.09% or 44,506 shares in its portfolio. Mackenzie Fin has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Architects has invested 0.01% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Highfields Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 2.61M shares. Benedict Inc reported 0.28% stake. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh owns 42,975 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd reported 0% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Art Advisors Limited Liability Co reported 48,200 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada reported 1.21 million shares. Trexquant Inv Ltd Partnership holds 0.11% of its portfolio in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) for 36,044 shares. 2.69 million are owned by Massachusetts Fin Ma. Qs Limited Liability Com stated it has 0.02% in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR). Rothschild Asset Management owns 0.17% invested in The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) for 575,790 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdings reported 105,347 shares. Monarch Mgmt Inc holds 0.46% or 45,300 shares.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $2.81 million activity. $245,120 worth of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) shares were sold by HJELM CHRISTOPHER T. DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH also sold $1.23M worth of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) on Monday, January 29. $325,292 worth of stock was sold by Clark Robert W on Monday, January 22.

Analysts expect The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) to report $0.64 EPS on June, 21.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 10.34 % from last quarter’s $0.58 EPS. KR’s profit would be $546.63M giving it 9.88 P/E if the $0.64 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, The Kroger Co.’s analysts see 1.59 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.44% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $25.3. About 16.02M shares traded or 54.85% up from the average. The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has declined 18.87% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.42% the S&P500.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Kroger Company (NYSE:KR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Kroger Company had 19 analyst reports since December 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) earned “Hold” rating by Stephens on Friday, March 9. The stock of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 9. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 24. The stock of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Stephens. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, March 9. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, March 12 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Thursday, March 1 by Oppenheimer. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) on Friday, March 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock of The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, March 9.

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.61 billion. It also makes and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It has a 12.11 P/E ratio. The firm operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores.

More notable recent The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “BofA/Merrill Lynch Upgrades Kroger (KR) to Buy” on May 17, 2018, also Schaeffersresearch.com with their article: “Kroger Stock Setup For Another Stretch of Volatility” published on May 17, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “Kroger stock climbs after Barron’s report” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Kroger rallies after Barron’s call-out” published on May 14, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Kroger: Fears Overstated” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) Institutional Positions Chart

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