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

By Shiri Gupta

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 3,125.0%. Casey's General Stores is next with a ROE of 1,898.9%. Whole Foods Market ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,357.9%.

Ingles Markets follows with a ROE of 1,197.1%, and Village Super Market rounds out the top five with a ROE of 935.2%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Village Super Market on December 9th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $31.71. Since that call, shares of Village Super Market have fallen 15.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): KR CASY WFM IMKTA VLGEA