Kroger Company ( KR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased KR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that KR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of KR was $33.49, representing a -18.14% decrease from the 52 week high of $40.91 and a 16.65% increase over the 52 week low of $28.71.
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 $2.08. Zacks Investment Research reports KR's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 2.69%, compared to an industry average of -4.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to KR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have KR as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is PMR with an increase of 1.69% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of KR at 5.29%.