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Kroger Co.  
Kroger Co.
KRLast: $21.99 ($+0.22)Volume: 6,510,534Last Trade: 8/5/2010 4:15:10 PM
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NYSE:KR $21.99 ($+0.22 +1.0105%)
Industry: Consumer Services Sector: Retail - Food & Beverage
Open: 21.70 Previous Close: 21.77
Day's High: 22.13 Day's Low: 21.58
52-Week High: 31.94 52-Week Low: 23.95
 
Bid: 21.94 / 100 Ask: 22.06 / 400
Volume: 6,510,534 Outstanding: 675,525,934
Market Cap: $17 B
Kroger Co. Profile
Kroger is a retailer that operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the U.S. These stores are operated under banners such as Kroger, Ralphs, Fred Meyer, Food 4 Less, King Soopers, Smith's, Fry's, Fry's Marketplace, Dillons, QFC and City Market . In addition, Co. manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. As of Feb 3 2007, Co. operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,468 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of which 631 had fuel centers, and in addition to the supermarkets, also operated 779 convenience stores and 412 jewelry stores.
 Kroger Co. News & Press Releases

Kroger Names Joe Grieshaber President of Dillon Food Stores
CINCINNATI , July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) today announced Joe Grieshaber has been named President of Kroger's Dillon Food Stores Division, replacing John Bays , who is retir... [more]

Join Ralphs to Fight Hunger in our Communities
LOS ANGELES , June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company, a division of The Kroger Co., is inviting customers to help the hungry in our communities by "Bringing Hope to the Table®." This company-wide promotion runs from <sp... [more]

Kroger Announces Scheduled Dates for Fiscal Year 2010 Quarterly Results
CINCINNATI , June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) today announced scheduled dates for fiscal year 2010 quarterly results releases.  These dates are: <table border="0" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="0... [more]

Kroger Amends Code Date on Recalled Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder
CINCINNATI , March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. today amended the code date on Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder it recalled yesterday due to notification from a supplier that an ingredient in the product may... [more]

Kroger Recalls Two Seasonings Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger California Seasoning Blend Garlic Powder and Kroger Special Seasoning Blend Lemon Pepper sold in its retail stores because the Com... [more]

The Kroger Southwest Division Launches New Marketing Campaign: Low Prices Plus More
HOUSTON , March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Since 1955 the Kroger Southwest Division ( KR ), ( www.kroger.com ), the market share leader among traditional grocers in two of the top 10 cities in the United States</sp... [more]

Kroger Recalls Dill Dip Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger Special Recipe Dill Dip sold in select Kroger retail stores because the Company has been made aware by a supplier that an ingredien... [more]

Kroger Recalls Two Onion Soup & Dip Mixes Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. said today it is recalling Kroger Onion Soup & Dip Mix and Kroger Beefy Onion Soup & Dip Mix sold in some of its retail stores because the Company has been m... [more]

Kroger Associates in Atlanta and Savannah Reach Tentative Agreements With United Food and Commercial
ATLANTA and SAVANNAH, Ga. , Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Associates with Kroger stores in Atlanta and Savannah have reached tentative agreements with United Food & Commercial Worke... [more]

Kroger Offers Floral Tips in Time for Valentine's Day
CINCINNATI , Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ), the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer and the world's largest florist, reminds its customers they can find everything they need to celebrate <s... [more]

Fred Meyer Associates in Portland Ratify New Agreement
PORTLAND, Ore. , Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Associates with Fred Meyer Stores , a division of The Kroger Co. ( KR ), have ratified a new contract with the United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 5... [more]

Donations From Kroger Customers and Employees Expected to Exceed $1 Million for Haiti Relief Efforts
CINCINNATI , Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) today said that donations from customers and associates are expected to exceed $1 million to support the American Red Cross' Haitian relief ef... [more]

Ralphs, Food 4 Less Raise $177,000 for Breast Cancer Research and Treatment Programs
LOS ANGELES , Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to the generosity of their customers and team members, supermarket partners Ralphs and Food 4 Less today announced that they raised $177,300.66 to support Susan G.... [more]

Majority of King Soopers, City Market Associates in Colorado Ratify New Labor Agreement
DENVER, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The majority of contracts covering associates with King Soopers and City Market in Colorado who are represented by United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local... [more]

Nestlé Purina and Kroger “Tales for the Pet Lover’s Heart” Campaign to Donate $150,000 to Animal Wel
Nestlé Purina and Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. ( KR ) have teamed up to launch the second annual “ Tales for the Pet Lover’s Heart ” campaign, cele... [more]

Schaeffer's Daily Option Blog: Call Players Bet on a Bounce in Kroger (KR)
Kroger ( KR ) was the focus of mounting option trading on Thursday, as more than 37,000 contracts changed hands. This jump in volume was nearly six times the e... [more]

Food 4 Less Stores 'Giving Hope a Hand(R)' in October by Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Initiati
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Foods 4 Less' "Giving Hope a Hand®" breast cancer awareness campaign, Food 4 Less, in partnership with key suppliers, has committed $23... [more]

Ralphs Stores 'Giving Hope a Hand(R)' in October by Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Initiatives
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Ralphs "Giving Hope a Hand®" breast cancer awareness campaign, Ralphs, in partnership with key suppliers, has committed $290,000 in donations t... [more]

Schaeffer's Option Blog: Implieds Rise on The Kroger Co. Ahead of Earnings
The Kroger Co. ( KR ) has seen a spike in its implied volatility as its turn in the earnings confessional draws nearer. While the company has yet to officially... [more]

Reed's, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results
LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/14/09 -- Reed's, Inc. ( REED ), maker of the top-selling sodas in natural food stores nationwide, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Second Quarter and Si... [more]

Kroger Recalls Shelled Pistachios Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) said today it is recalling Private Selection(R) Shelled Pistachios sold in its family of retail stores because the p... [more]

Are You Heart Healthy?
Ralphs to Offer Free Health Screenings to Customers and Associates LOS ANGELES , Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, Ralphs customers and associates can register for f... [more]

Kroger Recalls Peanut Butter Bakery Cookies and Select Cakes Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) said today it is recalling peanut butter store-baked and store-packaged cookies and select cakes sold in its family o... [more]

Kroger Recalls Nut Topping Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) said today it is recalling a nut topping sold in its family of retail stores because the product was associated w... [more]

Kroger Recommends Rejection of 'Mini-Tender' Offer From TRC Capital Corporation
CINCINNATI , Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) announced today that it has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer dated January 23, 2009</spa... [more]

Kroger Recalls Additional Select Ice Cream Product Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) said today it is recalling the "Light" version of its Private Selection Light Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in selec... [more]

Kroger Recalls Select Ice Cream Products Due to Possible Health Risk
CINCINNATI , Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. ( KR ) said today it is recalling Private Selection Peanut Butter Passion Ice Cream sold in select stores because the peanut butte... [more]

Get a Jump on the Flu Season at Your Neighborhood Ralphs and Food 4 Less Pharmacy
LOS ANGELES , Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that summer is over, it's time to start preparing for cooler weather and the potential flu season by getting vaccinated against the influenza vi... [more]

Kroger Reassures Customers
CINCINNATI, July 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In light of new information about Nebraska Beef, The Kroger Co. KR reassured customers today that ground beef currently for sale in its stores is from other suppliers. None of the ground beef... [more]

Kroger Asks Customers To Check Refrigerators and Freezers for Recalled Beef
CINCINNATI, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has informed The Kroger Co. KR that Nebraska Beef, based in Omaha, Neb., has been identified as the supplier of ground beef products linked to E. coli illness... [more]

Kroger Asks Customers in Michigan, Central and Northern Ohio (Columbus and Toledo Areas) To Check Th
CINCINNATI, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. KR today said it is voluntarily recalling all ground beef products that were sold between May 21 and June 8, 2008 at its stores throughout Michigan and in central and northern O... [more]

Food 4 Less Continues Fight to Help End Hunger in America
CHICAGO, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing leadership in the fight against hunger, Food 4 Less, a division of The Kroger Co., invites customers to join in "Bringing Hope to the Table," a two-week campaign running this month in eve... [more]

Ralphs Expands Discounted Generic Drug Program
LOS ANGELES, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Ralphs in-store pharmacies will expand its generic drug program -- offering customers lower prices and additional drug choices to meet their health needs. The retailer is offering 90-day pres... [more]

Food 4 Less Expands Discounted Generic Drug Program
LOS ANGELES, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Food 4 Less in-store pharmacies will expand its generic drug program -- offering customers lower prices and additional drug choices to meet their health needs. The retailer is offering 90-day... [more]

Food 4 Less to Open Supermarket in Austin Neighborhood
CHICAGO, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Food 4 Less, the nation's leading price-impact supermarket chain, continues to make good on its promise to bring jobs, charitable giving and the finest in service, quality, variety and every day low prices to... [more]

4 Stocks That Took a Hike
Motley Fool:  - Mar 17, 2008 Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) is also hitting the checkout line with fatter checks. The grocery-store chain is padding its quarterly payout by 20%, to $0.09 a share. ...

Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: ADC Telecommunications ...
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung): Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: ADC Telecommunications ... , Austria - Mar 17, 2008 Kroger Company's ( NYSE: KR ) fourth quarter sales were $325 million above our forecast, and EPS were $0.02 ahead of our estimate. Highe

Today in History-March 16
Today in History - March 16 - Forbes: Today in History - March 16 Forbes, NY - Mar 15, 2008 ... Kroger ( nyse: KR - news - people ) and other store brands, recalled 60 million containers of wet pet food after reports of kidney failure and deaths. ...

The Wal-Mart Weekly: Electronics merchandising makes big leaps
BloggingStocks:  - Mar 15, 2008 ( NYSE: KR ) for all those grocery needs. This isn't to say Wal-Mart is failing in any of those areas, but the specialized retailers aren't really hurting ...

Senators seek more pay for Fla. pickers
CNNMoney.com: letters asking them to join ...

Kroger Increases Quarterly Dividend
PR Newswire (press release): , NY - Mar 13, 2008 NYSE: KR announced today that its Board of Directors increased the amount of its quarterly dividend to $0.09 cents per share from $0.075 cents per share. ...

Kroger ups dividend to 9 cents
Forbes: , NY - Mar 13, 2008 It is the second annual increase since Kroger ( nyse: KR - news - people ) began issuing dividends in 2006. Kroger shares fell 41 cents to $24.66 in ...

Flat Soda
Motley Fool:  - 21 hours ago ... deal with National Beverage (NYSE: FIZ) that is sending the product into Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) Supercenters, Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), and Safeway (NYSE: SWY). ...

Playing It Safe at Safeway
Motley Fool:  - 15 hours ago That's much cheaper than the 34.2 P/E for Whole Foods and even a bit less than the 19.3 P/E across the aisle at Kroger ( NYSE: KR ).

Olive Crest Launches National Keeping Children Safe Campaign to ...
American Digital Networks (press release): Olive Crest Launches National Keeping Children Safe Campaign to ... , MD - 13 hours ago The company is a division of The Kroger Co., ( NYSE:KR ), one of the nation's largest food retailers, based in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more info

Foolish Forecast: Safe at Home With Safeway
Motley Fool:  - 14 hours ago With even the likes of competitor Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) making grocery shopping an event rather than a chore, the ability to differentiate will continue to be a ...

Grocery Chains' Green Plans
Forbes: , NY - 13 hours ago _ Each Kroger ( nyse: KR - news - people ) store has an "energy champion" to lead employee education efforts and look for ways to cut use; there are regular ...

SUPERVALU Is Mighty Proud
Motley Fool:  - 14 hours ago But I can't ignore that Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) delivered 5% comp store sales this quarter compared to SUPERVALU's 1.4%. Safeway (NYSE: SWY) announces next ...

Kroger buys 18 stores from SuperValu
Bizjournals.com: Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), headquartered in Cincinnati, operates more than 2500 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states.

Teamsters strike at Kroger distribution center in Louisville
Cincinnati Business Courier: , OH - 1 hour ago The union that represents the workers, The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 89, has been threatening a strike since Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) announced ...

Dueling Fools: Gold Bear
Motley Fool:  - 10 hours ago And the nearby Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) helps my family eat without resorting to subsistence farming. I can't imagine circumstances under which people wouldn't ...

Scrutinizing Monsanto's Outlook
Motley Fool:  - 1 hour ago Litigation is one way the market is wading through this uncertainty while the FDA and food retailers such as Whole Foods (Nasdaq: WFMI), Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), ...

How to Retire Faster
Motley Fool:  - Mar 30, 2007 Instead of taking your family to a restaurant, try picking up gourmet, prepackaged meals from Whole Foods or Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) that are ready for the oven ...

Dueling Fools: Whole Foods Bear Rebuttal
Motley Fool:  - Mar 29, 2007 ... expenditures when using that metric to compare Whole Foods (Nasdaq: WFMI) with Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), Safeway (NYSE: SWY), and SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU). ...

Dueling Fools: Whole Foods Bear
Motley Fool:  - Mar 29, 2007 Aren't competitors like Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), Safeway (NYSE: SWY), and perhaps to a lesser extent, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) going to start competing harder for ...

Dueling Fools: Whole Foods Bull
Motley Fool:  - Mar 29, 2007 Whole Foods is at least on par with SUPERVALU (NYSE: SVU) and tramples both Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) and Safeway (NYSE: SWY). But the story gets better when you ...

Dollar Tree Promotes Philbin to COO
Forbes: , NY - Mar 28, 2007 ( nyse: KR - news - people ). Shares of Chesapeake, Va.-based Dollar Tree dropped 41 cents to close at $37.26 on the Nasdaq Stock Market (nasdaq: NDAQ - news ...

Group Says Pet Food Deaths Underreported
Forbes: , NY - Mar 27, 2007 The food was distributed throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico by major retailers such as Wal-Mart (nyse: WMT - news - people ), Kroger ( nyse: KR ...

Registers Ring at Kroger: Fool by Numbers
Motley Fool:  - 7 hours ago On March 13, grocery retailer Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) released fourth-quarter earnings for the period ended Feb. 3. Revenues rose 14.5% to $16.9 billion, ...

From sweatshops to Wal-Martization: is any retailer 'good' enough?
Blogging Stocks:  - 22 hours ago ( NYSE:KR ). She asked, "I'd prefer my money not going to line the pockets of Target or Fred Meyer execs," and wondered where her money should be going. ...

Kroger to Webcast Fourth Quarter Conference Call with Investors
PR Newswire (press release): , NY - 12 hours ago ( NYSE: KR ) will host a conference call with investors on Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 10 am (ET) to discuss financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal ...

Is United Natural Foods Stale?
Motley Fool:  - Feb 23, 2007 ... according to its most recent 10-K, customers include household names like Kroger ( NYSE: KR ), Costco (Nasdaq: COST), and BJ's Wholesale Club (NYSE: BJ). ...

Kroger's possible strike in Kentucky lingers
Blogging Stocks:  - Feb 16, 2007 ( NYSE:KR ) is preparing to bring in temporary workers to ensure that a threatened strike by union employees doesn't hamper its ability to get food on shelves ...

The Sleepwalking Millionaire
Motley Fool: which counts Entergy (NYSE: ETR), American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) ...

Kroger stock hits five-year high
Phoenix Business Journal: , AZ - Feb 1, 2007 Shares of Kroger ( NYSE: KR ) closed at $25.60, the highest price since late 2001, when the stock traded near $26. The stock hit a high of $25.85 on Dec. ...


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