Kroger Company (KR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Kroger Company ( KR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased KR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 30.43% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of KR was $28.2, representing a -0.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.27 and a 34.41% increase over the 52 week low of $20.98.

KR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao ( CBD ). KR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.35. Zacks Investment Research reports KR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.68%, compared to an industry average of -9.1%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KR Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to KR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KR as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FVI with an increase of 19.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KR at 1.34%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CBD , FVI , KR , WFM

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