Shares of Kroger Company (The) (KR) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Kroger Company (The) (KR) : The total money flow in Kroger Company (The) (KR) was negative ($8.21 million), showing the domination of sellers in the Thursday trading session. The traders utilized every rise to sell their positions, as seen in the value of trading on downtick to the tune of $17.62 million. Transactions on upticks were comparatively lower at $9.41 million. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.53. The total block trades done on upticks were valued at $2.09 million. The total block trades on downticks were valued at $7.69 million. The uptick to the downtick ratio of block trades was 0.27. The money flow during block trades was negative ($5.6 million) when the stock traded with a gain of $1 cent. Kroger Company (The) (KR) was $37.49, an increase of 0.03% over the previous days close.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.96% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 4.32%. Shares have dropped -2.43% from its 1 Year high price. On Dec 30, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $42.75 and the one year low was seen on Aug 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $36.04 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $37.45.

Kroger Company (The) (NYSE:KR): The stock opened at $37.48 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $37.62 for the day. The stock traded down to $37.10 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $37.30 with a loss of -0.48% for the day. The stock had closed at $37.48 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,840,358 shares.

In an insider trading activity, Conlon Christopher, officer (Executive Vice President) of Acadia Realty Trust, unloaded 15,000 shares at an average price of $35.43 on May 6, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $531,450, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

The Kroger Co. (Kroger) operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the food for sale in its supermarkets. The Company operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, approximately 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores, approximately 1,330 of which had fuel centers. Approximately 48% of these supermarkets were operated in Company-owned facilities, including some Company-owned buildings on leased land. The Company operates its 2,640 supermarket and multi-department stores under banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Frys, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smiths. Of these stores, 1,330 have fuel centers. The Company also operates 782 convenience stores, either directly or through franchisees, 326 fine jewelry stores and an online retailer.

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