Kroger Co (KR) EPS Estimated At $0.41

November 14, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Kroger Co (KR) EPS Estimated At $0.41
Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.93 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 105 investors sold Kroger Co shares while 223 reduced holdings. 93 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 661.79 million shares or 5.01% less from 696.72 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Auxier Asset Mgmt, a Oregon-based fund reported 402,063 shares. Voya Inv Management Ltd Llc accumulated 348,779 shares. Everence Capital Management holds 0.14% or 23,634 shares. Tudor Corp Et Al stated it has 67,351 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Da Davidson & Company holds 13,940 shares. Copper Rock Cap Prns Limited Company holds 0.03% or 11,337 shares in its portfolio. Caxton Associate Limited Partnership has 125,400 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has 0% invested in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) for 32,272 shares. New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0.04% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Moreover, Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Bk Corporation has 0.09% invested in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) for 1.89 million shares. Riverpoint Capital Mngmt Limited Co accumulated 0.07% or 45,406 shares. Hudock Cap Gp Lc has 1,046 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. King Luther Corp reported 0.01% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Becker Mgmt has invested 1.78% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Pettyjohn Wood And White Inc, Virginia-based fund reported 52,201 shares.

Since June 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $131,235 activity.

Investors wait Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) to report on November, 30 before the open. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.41 EPS, $0.00 or 0.00 % from last year’s $0.41 same quarter earnings. This translates into $365.09 million profit for KR giving the stock a 13.41 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.41 EPS is accurate. Kroger Co’s Wall Street analysts see 5.13 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.39 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 10.36 million shares traded. Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500.

Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering Kroger (NYSE:KR), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Kroger had 91 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, March 23 report. The stock of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 28. The firm has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research given on Friday, December 2. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy” on Wednesday, June 21. As per Thursday, June 15, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, October 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 27. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 14 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 8. The stock of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by PiperJaffray.

The Kroger Co. manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company has market cap of $19.59 billion. The Firm operates supermarkets, multi-department stores, jewelry stores and convenience stores throughout the United States. It has a 13.33 P/E ratio. As of January 28, 2017, it had operated approximately 4,000 owned or leased supermarkets, convenience stores, fine jewelry stores, distribution warehouses and food production plants through divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates.

More notable recent Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Kroger sets opening date for new restaurant” on October 26, 2017, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Kroger plans $19M plant” published on November 13, 2017, Fool.com published: “4 Things Kroger Co Management Wants You to Know” on October 29, 2017. More interesting news about Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Kroger Co Stock Has Way More Upside Than You Think” published on October 18, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Fundamental And Technical Reasons To Consider Kroger” with publication date: October 31, 2017.

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