Kroger (KR) Strong In Pre-Market Trading

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Kroger ( KR) as a pre-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Kroger as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • KR has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $217.7 million.
  • KR traded 67,861 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 8:42 AM.
  • KR is up 2.6% today from yesterday's close.

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More details on KR:

The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States and internationally. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. KR has a PE ratio of 21. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Kroger a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Kroger has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kroger has a market cap of $35.2 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. The stock has a beta of 0.98 and a short float of 2.4% with 3.98 days to cover. Shares are up 11.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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