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Kroger Co (KR)
Services | Retail
26.68  0%
KR vs RETAIL SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
KRSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO15.2931.420.18
EV/EBITDA RATIO7.171112.15
P/S RATIO0.21.12.14
P/B RATIO3.8211.23.29
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY23.95%22.35%13.65%
RETURN ON CAPITAL9.5%23.68%10.09%
NET MARGIN1.7%4.33%9.76%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.84%
PAYOUT RATIO29%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH13.86%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY239%
INTEREST COVERAGE5.2x
CURRENT RATIO0.85
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH32.27%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.36%
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Kroger Co ranks well on valuation
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
TICKRZ MFM RANK A / 54PURE VALUE RANKA / 44
DIVIDEND RANKB / 106MOAT RANKA / 25
FINANCIAL STRENGTH RANKC / 231GROWTH RANKA / 49
MOMENTUM RANKD / 477
tickrz MFM rank A / 54
Kroger Co receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.
value
pure value ranking A / 44Warren Buffett ranking A / 2
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Kroger Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 15.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.2x. Kroger Co ranks 44 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Kroger Co ranks 2 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Kroger Co warrants further investigation.

quality
moat A / 25financial strength C / 231
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Kroger Co appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector. Kroger Co has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 5.2x, a debt/equity ratio of 239% and a Moat Rank of 25 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.


momentum D / 477
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -36.09% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 477. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Kroger Co will not appeal to momentum investors.

yield B / 106
value + yield
Shares currently yield 1.84%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Kroger Co ranks 106 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

growth A / 49
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 32.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Kroger Co (KR)
Services | Retail
26.68  0%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio15.29x
P/B Ratio3.82x
P/S Ratio0.2x
EV/EBITDA Ratio7.17x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.84%
PAYOUT RATIO29%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTH13.86%
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
6 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY239%
INTEREST COVERAGE5.2x
CURRENT RATIO0.85
MOAT
ROE23.95%
ROIC9.5%
Net Margin1.7%
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH32.27%
5 YR SPS GROWTH5%
5 YR BPS GROWTH15.36%

TICKRZ RANK
Kroger Co receives an A ranking in our multi-factor model that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the tickrz MFM Screener here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Kroger Co's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 15.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.2x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.2x. Kroger Co ranks 44 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Kroger Co ranks 2 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Kroger Co warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Kroger Co appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Kroger Co has a Piotroski F Score of 6 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 5.2x, a debt/equity ratio of 239% and a Moat Rank of 25 translate to a weak Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -36.09% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 477. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Kroger Co will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Shares currently yield 1.84%. Our dividend ranking approach looks at a company's dividend growth rate, payout ratio, business moat, and valuation. Based on our methodology, Kroger Co ranks 106 among the S&P 500 constituents. Investors looking for undervalued dividend stocks will probably want to look elsewhere.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 32.3% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 5% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 15.4% speak to its impressive growth ranking.