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TMCNet:  United Natural Foods has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Food Distributors Industry (UNFI, WILC, SYY, SPTN, ANDE)

[March 12, 2013]

United Natural Foods has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Food Distributors Industry (UNFI, WILC, SYY, SPTN, ANDE)

Mar 12, 2013 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.United Natural Foods ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 24.77. G Willi-Food International is next with a a P/E ratio of 20.97. Sysco ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 15.34.


Spartan Stores follows with a a P/E ratio of 12.21, and Andersons rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 11.71.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Andersons on November 1st, 2012 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $40.70. Since that recommendation, shares of Andersons have risen 21.1%. We continue to monitor Andersons for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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