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Kroger (KR) Dividend Analyzer Analysis


Kroger Dividend

(updated 8/18/2017)

The Kroger dividend has been paid continuously since 2006 and increased for 11 consecutive years; qualifying the company as a Dividend Contender.

Price: $22.85
Current Dividend: $0.50

Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Cash Dividend Payout Ratio: 41%

Market Capitalization: 21 B
Enterprise Value: 34 B


Sector: Consumer Defensive
Industry: Grocery Stores

Kroger operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the Unites States. It also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets.

Dividend Analyzer Checklist

(updated July 2017)

Dividend Safety Score (19/33 points)

Dividend Per Share (ttm): $0.47
Dividend Payout Ratio (ttm): 28%
Dividend Per Share (10 Year Growth): 17%
Cash From Operations (CFO) Per Share (ttm): $4.79
CFO Dividend Coverage (CFO / DPS): 10.3  (6/6 points)
Free Cash Flow (FCF) Per Share (ttm): $1.17
FCF Dividend Coverage (FCF / DPS): 2.5 (5/6 points)
Net Financial Debt: $13088 M
Total Assets: $35799 M
Net Financial Debt / Total Assets: 37% (4/12 points)
Net Financial Debt to EBITDA (ttm): 253%
Total Liabilities to Assets Ratio (Qtr.): 83%
Piotroski Score (1-9) (TTM): (4/9 points)

Profitability & Growth Score (33/33 points)

Revenue (10 Year Growth) *CAGR > 4.14%: 5.7% (4/4 points)
EPS Basic Cont. Operations (10 Year Growth) CAGR > 4.14%: 10.3% (4/4 points)
Cash From Operations (10 Year Growth) CAGR > 4.14%: 6.2% (6/6 points)
Operating Earnings Yield (ttm):  13.3% (7/7 points)
Net Income (ttm): $1583 M
Gross Profit (ttm): $25904 M
Total Assets: $35799 M
Gross Profitability Ratio = GP / Total Assets: 72% (12/12 points)
Cash Return On Invested Capital (CROIC)(tttm): 6%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC):  8%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) (5 Year Median): 11%
Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) (10 Year Median): 10%

Valuation Score (24/34 points)

Free Cash Flow Yield (ttm): 5.0% (5/9 points)
EV to EBIT (ttm): 11.7 (6/9 points)
EV to EBITDA (ttm): 6.4 (8/9 points)
PE10: 19.5 (5/7 points)
Price to Sales Ratio (ttm): 0.2
Price to Book Value (ttm): 3.3
Price to Earnings Ratio (P/E) (ttm): 13.7

TOTAL POINTS – (76/100) (50 is an average score)

*Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR)
**A Compound Annual Growth Rate of 4.14% = a 50% gain over 10 years.

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(updated July 2017)

Kroger (KR) is ranked #7 (out of 251) overall and #3 (out of 35) in the Consumer Defensive sector by the Dividend Analyzer. Kroger should be considered for every dividend portfolio.

Portfolio Position Disclosures:
DVB Foundation Portfolio: None
DVB Dividend Growth: None
DVB High Income: None
Arbor Asset Allocation Model Portfolio (AAAMP): None

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