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

Kroger fell $.08 or .2 percent, to $49.17.

Safeway fell $.01 or percent, to $34.45.

Supervalu rose $.28 or 3.0 percent, to $9.34.

Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $.35 or .9 percent, to $38.21.