Statistical Analysis Report of Kroger Co.

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According to the analysis on the quarter reports for the 2009-2013 fiscal year and the lateral correlation on the indexes of these five years of financial situation, the fluctuation of financial situation and development capacity in the enterprise in recent years was concluded. At the beginning, the general analysis on a lighter level for financial situation of the enterprise was made. In this part, comparison of financial ratios based on quarterly and yearly were used. In the major part, the in depth analysis of Revenue, Earnings Per Share and Stock Price of Kroger Co. were developed. Overall and yearly conclusions were drawn at the end of the report. Some reasonable suggestions for investing activities were also raised for people who are interested in Kroger. In this report, descriptive statistics were used to analyze the stability of the company. Other analysis techniques were used through the report including correlation, confidence intervals, hypothesis test and regression analysis. Company Overview Founded in 1883 and incorporated in 1902, The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) is one of the world's largest grocery retailers based on annual sales, holding the #23 ranking on the Fortune 100 list with fiscal 2013 sales of $98.4 billion. The Kroger Co. Family of Stores spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, discount, convenience stores and jewelry stores. Food stores are Kroger’s primary business and account for approximately 94% of total company sales. The convenience and jewelry stores and manufacturing facilities contribute the remainder of total sales. Up to September 11, 2014, Kroger has operated 2,638 grocery retail stores in 34 states under nearly two dozen banners. Kroger also operates 785 convenience stores under six banners in 19 states. 324 fine jewelry stores under names like Fred Meyer Jewelers and Littman

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