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KR Kroger PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 20, 2024, the Kroger stock's price-to-earnings ratio is 16.82. This results from the current EPS of $2.99 and stock price of $50.28. The current PE ratio is nearly equal to the average from the previous four quarters.

KR PE ratio history

How has KR's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Kroger has averaged 15.23 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 16.82 is 10% higher than the historical average. In the past ten years, KR's PE ratio peaked in the Nov 2021 quarter at 31.12, when the stock price was $42.32 and the EPS was $1.36. The lowest point was in the May 2018 quarter, when it reached 5.9 with a price of $24.61 and an EPS of $4.17.

Average
15.23
Median
14.72
Minimum
5.9
Maximum
31.12

Kroger PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 89.64% in 2022

Maximum annual decrease: -46.87% in 2019

Year PE ratio Change
2024 15.43 6.19%
2023 14.53 -26.47%
2022 19.76 89.64%
2021 10.42 -20.46%
2020 13.1 77.27%
2019 7.39 -46.87%
2018 13.91 -13.28%
2017 16.04 -13.62%
2016 18.57 -6.4%
2015 19.84 61.56%

KR average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of KR for the past years

The current PE ratio of KR is above the 5 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than the 3-year average.

3-year avg
18.84
5-year avg
16.1
10-year avg
15.23
15-year avg
45.85

KR PE vs peers

What is KR's PE ratio compared to its peers

KR's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks WMT and SFM, but it is higher than IMKTA's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
IMKTA Ingles Markets Inc 7.3 $1.31B
KR Kroger Co 16.82 $36.29B
SFM Sprouts Farmers Market Inc 26.37 $7.74B
WMT Walmart Inc 29.06 $547.04B

Frequently asked questions

What is Kroger's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for KR stock is 16.82 as of Jun 20, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Kroger (KR)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for KR stock is 18.84.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Kroger (KR)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for KR stock is 16.1.

What is the highest PE ratio for KR?

Over the last ten years, the quarterly PE ratio reached a historic high of 31.12 in the Nov 2021 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for KR compare to its historical average?

KR's price to earnings ratio is currently 10% above its 10-year historical average.

How is KR's PE ratio calculated (Kroger PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 20, 2024), Kroger's stock price is $50.28. The earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Feb 2024 is $2.99. Therefore, Kroger's PE ratio for today is 16.82. PE RATIO(16.82) = STOCK PRICE($50.28) / TTM EPS($2.99)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.