Kroger Dividend yield

 Price  40.43
 Dividend  0.84
 Earnings  3.49
 Cash-flow  8.98
 Book value  12.63
 Equity  12.08

Kroger is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Kroger is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Kroger paid a total dividend of 632 million USD last year, for a market value of 30,403 millions (Market Cap 30,169 millions). Dividend per share of Kroger is 0.84 USD, and his stock market price 40.43 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Kroger has a dividend yield of 2.08%, which is lower than the amount offered by the market average , but bigger than Consumer Services industry. Dividend yields are similar among companies from the same industry, so it is a positive sign for the company.

In addition, you should compare Kroger dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Kroger

Kroger Dividend Payout

About the ability of Kroger to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.84 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.08%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Kroger payout on ernings is currently 24.07%, which is lower than the market average, but higher than companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 39.27% and 23.71% respectively. Both figures show that Kroger is in a good position to keep maintaining his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Kroger is USD 8.98 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.84, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Kroger, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Kroger payout

Kroger Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Kroger Stock performance

Finally, last moth Kroger showed a return of -12.20% compared to a worldwide -1.33% average, and a -1.21% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 19.20% versus a worldwide performance of a 31.58%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Kroger stock and market return