Supermarkets companies shares down at the close of trading

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Shares of some top supermarkets companies were down at the close of trading:

Kroger fell $1.15 or 1.6 percent, to $70.55.

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Supervalu fell $.16 or 1.5 percent, to $10.70.

Whole Foods Market Inc. fell $.69 or 1.4 percent, to $48.94.