• Return to Headlines

Highest EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Food Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Casey's General Stores (CASY, WMK, IMKTA, WFM, KR)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Casey's General Stores ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.48. Following is Weis Markets with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.86. Ingles Markets ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.54.

Whole Foods Market follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 7.39, and Kroger rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 6.84.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Kroger on January 3rd, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $33.96. Since that call, shares of Kroger have fallen 13.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio casey's general stores weis markets ingles markets Whole Foods Market Kroger