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Relatively High Price to Forward Sales Detected in Shares of Whole Foods Market in the Food Retail Industry (WFM, CASY, KR, IMKTA, SVU)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest price to forward sales ratios. The ratio shows how much Wall Street values every dollar of the company's future sales and is useful in comparing comparable companies. Generally the lower the ratio, the more attractive the investment.

Whole Foods Market ranks highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.61. Casey's General Stores is next with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.53. Kroger ranks third highest with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.26.

Ingles Markets follows with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.24, and SUPERVALU rounds out the top five with a a price to forward sales ratio of 0.05.

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Keywords: highest price to forward sales Whole Foods Market casey's general stores Kroger ingles markets SuperValu

Ticker(s): WFM CASY KR IMKTA SVU