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

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Kroger Company ( KR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased KR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $31.37, the dividend yield is 1.79%.

The previous trading day's last sale of KR was $31.37, representing a -4.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.74 and a 47.62% increase over the 52 week low of $21.25.

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 $4.39. Zacks Investment Research reports KR's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 3.43%, compared to an industry average of 4.4%.

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:

  • First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF ( FTXD )
  • Invesco Dynamic Retail ETF ( PMR )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FTXD with an increase of 11.13% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KR at 5.91%.

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