UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report:  September 12, 2019

(Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

The Kroger Co.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Ohio

 

No. 1-303

 

31-0345740

(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

1014 Vine Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (513) 762-4000

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

o  Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

o  Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

o  Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on
which registered

Common Stock $1 par value

 

KR

 

NYSE

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company   o

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  o

 

 

 


 

Item 2.02                                           Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On September 12, 2019, The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) issued a press release announcing its second quarter 2019 results.  Attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, and filed herewith, is a copy of that release.

 

Item 9.01                                           Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)    Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release dated September 12, 2019

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

 

 

 

99.1

 

Press Release dated September 12, 2019

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

The Kroger Co.

 

 

 

 

September 12, 2019

By:

/s/ Christine S. Wheatley

 

 

Christine S. Wheatley

 

 

Group Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel

 

 

 

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