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Kroger Is Positioned for Long-Term Success, but Now May Not Be the Time to Buy

We believe current trading prices offer little opportunity among the pure-play grocers we cover.

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A relentlessly competitive grocery environment in the United States does not mean that long-term investors should ignore the sector. Kroger (KR) enjoys the safety of an economic moat, and Sprouts' (SFM) budding turnaround efforts are improving its standing.

Zain Akbari does not own (actual or beneficial) shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.