Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

Mar 10, 2011, 14:30 ET from The Kroger Co.

CINCINNATI, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 10.5 cents per share to be paid on June 1, 2011, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 16, 2011.

Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer, employs more than 338,000 associates who serve customers in 2,458 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's.  The Company also operates 786 convenience stores, 361 fine jewelry stores, 1,014 supermarket fuel centers and 40 food processing plants in the U.S.  Kroger, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, focuses its charitable efforts on supporting hunger relief, health and wellness initiatives, and local organizations in the communities it serves.  For more information about Kroger, please visit www.kroger.com.

SOURCE The Kroger Co.



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