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Highest Return on Equity in the Food Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Kroger (KR, CASY, WFM, VLGEA, IMKTA)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Kroger ranks highest with a ROE of 35.4%. Following is Casey's General Stores with a ROE of 22.5%. Whole Foods Market ranks third highest with a ROE of 14.1%.

Village Super Market follows with a ROE of 13.8%, and Ingles Markets rounds out the top five with a ROE of 12.3%.

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