Kroger Company (KR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2018

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Kroger Company ( KR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.125 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that KR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $24.36, the dividend yield is 2.05%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KR was $24.36, representing a -22.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.45 and a 23.72% increase over the 52 week low of $19.69.

KR is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao ( CBD ) and Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. ( SFM ). KR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.11. Zacks Investment Research reports KR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.37%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the KR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Retail ( PMR )
  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF ( JKI )
  • iShares Trust ( CNSF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RTH with an increase of 4.98% over the last 100 days. PMR has the highest percent weighting of KR at 4.44%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: KR , CBD , SFM , PMR , RTH , XLP , JKI ,

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