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

Kroger rose $.14 or .3 percent, to $50.60.

Safeway rose $.03 or .1 percent, to $34.64.

Supervalu fell $.08 or .8 percent, to $9.48.

Whole Foods Market Inc. rose $.71 or 1.9 percent, to $38.63.