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Top 5 Companies in the Food Retail Industry With the Highest Enterprise Value to Sales Ratio (WFM, SFM, CASY, NGVC, IMKTA)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest Enterprise Value (EV) to Sales ratios. EV/Sales gives investors an idea of how much it costs to buy the company's sales and the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Whole Foods Mkt ranks highest with a EV/Sales of 0.85. Sprouts Farmers is next with a EV/Sales of 0.84. Casey'S General ranks third highest with a EV/Sales of 0.71.

Natural Grocers follows with a EV/Sales of 0.55, and Ingles Markets-A rounds out the top five with a EV/Sales of 0.38.

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Ticker(s): SFM CASY NGVC IMKTA