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26. Kroger
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 26 (Previous rank: 26)
Compare tool: Kroger vs. Top 10
CEO: David B. Dillon
Address: 1014 Vine St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-762-4000
Facing soaring food costs, as well as fierce competition from rivals such as Wal-Mart, Safeway and Whole Foods, the largest nationwide grocery chain initiated a more targeted marketing strategy using incentives, such as coupons based on shoppers' buying habits. It also continues to invest heavily in its line of private-label foods. The grocer's sales increased 6.2%, with a 5.9% rise in profit.
Revenues 70,234.7 6.2
Profits 1,180.5 5.9
Assets 22,298.6
Stockholders' equity 4,913.5
Market value (3/28/2008) 16,645.9
Revenues 1.7
Assets 5.3
Stockholders' equity 24.0
2007 $ 1.69
% change from 2006 9.7
1997-2007 annual growth rate % 0.9
2007 17.0
1997-2007 annual rate 4.0
1 CVS Caremark 24 76,329.5
2 Kroger 26 70,234.7
3 Walgreen 40 53,762.0
4 Safeway 55 42,286.0
5 Supervalu 62 37,406.0
6 Publix Super Markets 107 23,193.6
7 Rite Aid 142 17,507.7
8 Winn-Dixie Stores 347 7,225.3
9 Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea 357 6,850.3
10 Whole Foods Market 369 6,591.8
11 Longs Drug Stores 453 5,297.9
12 Stater Bros. Holdings 584 3,674.4
13 Ruddick 587 3,639.2
14 Ingles Markets 701 2,851.6
15 Weis Markets 809 2,318.6
16 Fred's 947 1,780.9
17 Duane Reade Holdings 976 1,686.8
From the May 5, 2008 issue
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008.
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