Kroger (KR) Higher as Goldman Sachs Removes 'Sell' Rating

February 11, 2013 11:46 AM EST Send to a Friend
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Shares of Kroger (NYSE: KR) are mildly higher early Monday after Goldman Sachs boosted its rating from Sell to Neutral and raised its price target from $24 to $27.

The firm cited: (1) upward estimate revisions on improving second derivative industry growth that leave us more in line with consensus; (2) M&A is moving to the forefront, with KR positioned as a consolidator; and (3) a 10% total distribution yield makes KR the best social contract in our coverage.

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Shares of Kroger closed at $28.20 yesterday.


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