The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, August 12. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 19,717 shares of the company’s stock valued at $581,000 after buying an additional 143 shares in the last quarter.
Kroger Company (The) declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Thursday, June 22nd that permits the company to repurchase $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. The stock increased 3.03% or $0.64 on August 25, reaching $21.74. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500. That brings Phillips’s holdings to $2,496,041 as recorded in a recent Form 4 SEC filing. Permian Investment Partners Lp sold 7,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.75% with the market. Mackenzie Financial Corporation owns 333,518 shares. Holderness Investments Co. bought a new position in Kroger Company (The) during the first quarter worth about $277,000. The stock grabbed 108 new institutional investments totaling 18,657,774 shares while 120 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 17,780,661 shares. OVIT’s SI was 1,000 shares in August as released by FINRA. It has outperformed by 31.44% the S&P500. Therefore 39% are positive. Kroger had 79 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, May 24.
On June 16 the company was downgraded from “Overweight” to “Market Perform” in a report issued by JP Morgan.
On August 11 analysts at Stephens & Co. released its first research report on the stock setting a rating of “Underweight”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Monday, September 14 by S&P Research. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 4. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/jefferies-group-llc-reaffirms-hold-rating-for-kroger-company-the-kr/1559338.html. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 30 by Citigroup. Its up 0.07, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. The dividend will be $0.125 per share for the quarter which comes to $0.50 on an annualized basis. Cleararc Capital holds 0.14% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) or 22,942 shares.
Permian Investment Partners Lp decreased its stake in Inc Resh Hldgs Inc (INCR) by 0.93% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Whittier Trust holds 84,499 shares. Brant Point Mgmt Limited Co holds 0.25% or 118,800 shares. Dnb Asset Management As augmented its position by buying 700 shares an increase of 0.6%. The third largest holder is Capital Research Global Investors, which now holds $1.38 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 6.97% of its market capitalization.
Since March 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 21 selling transactions for $8.88 million activity. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has 0% invested in INC Research Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INCR) for 85 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs owns 665,970 shares or 0.1% of their United States portfolio. Utah Retirement Systems accumulated 174,012 shares.
Neuberger Berman Group LLC downsized its stake by selling 186,935 shares a decrease of 2.5% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. 143,105 were accumulated by Susquehanna Int Grp Limited Liability Partnership.
Timber Hill Llc decreased Schlumberger Ltd (Put) stake by 453,000 shares to 211,600 valued at $17.76M in 2016Q4. Vf Corp (NYSE:VFC) was reduced too.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Kroger Company will post $1.98 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. 97 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. Pennsylvania Tru Co, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,190 shares. Barnett Inc owns 40,100 shares for 0.72% of their portfolio. Concert Wealth Management Incorporated has invested 0.05% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Pioneer Inv Mgmt invested in 1.05 million shares or 0.13% of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.13% invested in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) for 282,839 shares. Agf Invs America Inc has invested 3.6% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Its down 9.09% from 1,100 shares previously. Td Asset holds 336,183 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Kansas-based Creative Planning has invested 0.02% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). 129,159 are held by Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability. This is an increase of approximately 392% compared to the average daily volume of 2,621 put options. On Tuesday, June 6 Kandiah Gajakarnan Vibushanan sold $674,365 worth of Cognizant Tech Sol (SWX:CTSH) or 10,000 shares. Shares for $528,176 were sold by DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH on Wednesday, May 10. Shares for $324,832 were sold by Foley Todd A. On Friday, June 16 PHILLIPS SUSAN M sold $131,235 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) or 6,200 shares. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.17, for a total value of $131,254.00. 17,000 shares valued at $489,835 were sold by Clark Robert W on Tuesday, March 7. $298,950 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) was sold by KROPF SUSAN J.