March 6, 2014 / 1:45 PM / in 3 years

CORRECTED-Kroger quarterly profit falls 8.7 pct

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(Corrects paragraph 1 to remove negative impact of colder winter. The company said results were enhanced by its response to the adverse weather)

March 6 (Reuters) - Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported an 8.7 percent fall in quarterly profit.

The company, which owns the Ralphs, Smith's and Food 4 Less chains, said net income attributable to Kroger fell to $422 million, or 81 cents per share, from $462 million, or 88 cents per share, a year earlier.

Total sales fell 3.7 percent to $23.2 billion in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1. (Reporting by Aditi Shrivastava and Lisa Baertlein)

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