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Kroger Company (KR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2015

Kroger Company ( KR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.185 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2015. Shareholders who purchased KR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 12.12% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of KR was $70.85, representing a -1.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $71.91 and a 96.91% increase over the 52 week low of $35.98.

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 $3.22. Zacks Investment Research reports KR's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 18.7%, compared to an industry average of -12.2%.

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 Food & Beverage Portfolio ( PBJ )
  • First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX Fund ( FXG )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Growth Equity ETF ( SYG )
  • SPDR MFS Systematic Core Equity ETF ( SYE )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF ( RHS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SYE with an increase of 10.33% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting of KR at 6.08%.

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


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

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