Shares of some top supermarkets companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:

Kroger rose $.21 or .4 percent, to $49.64.

Safeway fell $.21 or .6 percent, to $34.13.

Supervalu rose $.02 or .2 percent, to $8.24.

Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $.19 or .5 percent, to $38.82.