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News on Kroger (Ticker: KR) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

8 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

The Kroger Earns "Neutral" Rating from Zacks

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a $54.00 price objective on the stock.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Ralphs Grocery

11 hrs ago | Charleston Business Journal

Harris Teeter to open next week in Summerville

A new Harris Teeter is opening next week in Summerville, according to a news release from the Matthews, N.C.-based company.

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Related Topix: Harris Teeter, Grocery, Summerville, SC, Retail

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

What's Behind Kroger's Incredible Success?

Kroger's sales rose by 11.6% in the second quarter while Wal-Mart's sales rose by .02% in the same period. Safeway is getting squeezed by Kroger's growth.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Wal Mart Stores, Canada Safeway, Safeway, Costco Wholesale

Fri Sep 12, 2014

UPI

Organic food brand at Kroger's to hit $1B in sales

The organic food brand at Kroger grocery store - Simple Truth - is set to exceed $1 billion in annual sales, the chain says. The grocery chain expanded its organic and natural foods brand two years ago to more than 35,000 products and has seen steady growth ever since .

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Ticker

Lululemon Soar, RadioShack Struggles to Avert Bankruptcy

Five Below net doubled after sales soared. Kroger profit climbed 9% on 12% increase in sales.

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Related Topix: Retail, RadioShack, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Grocery

SchaeffersResearch.com

Options Check-Up: Kroger Co., Freeport-McMoRan, and Sprint Corporation

The equity's International Securities Exchange , Chicago Board Options Exchange , and NASDAQ OMX PHLX 50-day call/put volume ratio of 7.55 sits only 8 percentage points away from an annual high, signifying a healthier-than-normal appetite for calls over puts. The Kroger Co.'

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Morningstar Issues BBB Credit Rating to The Kroger

The Kroger has earned a "BBB" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar . The credit rating agency's "BBB" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Ralphs Grocery

Fox News

U.S. Stock Futures Follow European Equities Lower

U.S. stock futures indicated losses for Wall Street on Thursday, with investors looking for a weekly labor-market update to help gauge the timing of an interest-rate increase by the Federal Reserve. The market will also sift through quarterly results from supermarket chain operator Kroger Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Financial Markets, Business News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Benzinga

Stocks To Watch For September 11, 2014

Wall Street expects Lululemon Athletica to report its Q2 earnings at $0.29 per share on revenue of $376.80 million. Lululemon shares rose 1.75% to $39.06 in after-hours trading.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Lulu, Startups, JDSU, JDS Uniphase Corporation, Retail, Grocery

Insider Monkey

The Kroger Co. (KR) Needs 20,000 Pairs of Helping Hands

The Kroger Co. 's stock price has risen about 30% year-to-date and the company has been performing overly good.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Whole Foods Market

Seeking Alpha

The Kroger's (KR) CEO Rodney McMullen on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning and welcome to the Kroger Company Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode.

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Seeking Alpha

Is Kroger Poised To Beat The Whisper Number?

Kroger has a 68% positive surprise history . The overall average price move is 'positive' when the company reports earnings.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery

The Columbus Dispatch

Prohibiting guns at Kroger stores is unnecessary

The Dispatch welcomes letters to the editor from readers. Typed letters of 200 words or fewer are preferred; all might be edited.

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Pickerington, OH, Opinion

Reuters

Us Stocks-Goldman Sachs recommends Kroger calls ahead of earnings

Kroger Co has been a strong performer in 2014, rising almost 31 percent year-to-date, but Goldman Sachs thinks investors are underestimating the grocery-store chain and recommends buying calls in the company ahead of its results. Goldman analyst Stephen Grambling expects the company to raise its full-year profit outlook when it reports results on Sept.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Retail, Grocery, Financial Markets

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business Journal

Analyst: Kroger's hiring binge suggests it's whipping Walmart

Kroger Co., the company that owns Dillons , Kwik Shop and several other major grocery and convenience store chains, is on a hiring spree.

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TheStreet.com

Kroger's Second-Quarter Earnings Preview: What Wall Street's Saying

The Cincinnati-based company, which labels itself as the nation's largest grocery retailer, is expected to report earnings of 69 cents a share on revenue of $2.49 billion for the July-ending quarter, according to Thomson Reuters . Same store sales are expected to rise 4.2% for the quarter, according to Consensus Metrix .

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Related Topix: Retail, Grocery, Vitacost.com, Business News

AmericanBankingNews.com

The Kroger (KR) to Release Earnings on Thursday

The Kroger is scheduled to post its Q314 quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 11th. Analysts expect The Kroger to post earnings of $0.69 per share and revenue of $24.92 billion for the quarter.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Panera to customers: Please leave your guns at home | Tidewater Biz

Panera Bread is joining Target Corp. and a few other big companies in asking customers to leave their guns at home. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, formed as a result of the Sandy Hook school shootings in Connecticut in 2012, said Monday that Panera's decision came after months of talks.

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Related Topix: Panera Bread, Restaurant Management, Sunset Hills, MO, Retail, Grocery

Wall Street Journal

Whole Foods Using Instacart to Expand Delivery

Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday said it would expand its grocery delivery and pick-up options in more than a dozen cities-the specialty-food retailer's latest move to contend with competitors such as Kroger Co.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Austin, TX

Business Journal

Smith's Food & Drug to hire hundreds in New Mexico

Kroger Co. announced Monday that it would fill 20,000 positions in all its supermarket divisions, including 211 in Smith's stores in the state.

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