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THE KROGER CO. (KR)

This week’s Focus Stock of the Week is THE KROGER CO. (KR: $77.06), which carries S&P Capital IQ’s highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy. S&P Capital IQ estimates a 4.2% revenue increase in fiscal 2016 to $113.067 billion, reflecting identical-store sales gains (excluding fuel) of about 4.0% and a 2.0% rise in square footage growth...
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Food Retail
Our fundamental outlook for the food retail sub-industry for the next 12 months is neutral. We believe food cost inflation will remain at low levels over the next 12-months...
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