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Lowest Current Ratio in the Food Retail Industry Detected in Shares of Kroger (KR, CASY, SVU, WFM, VLGEA)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the lowest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Kroger ranks lowest with a a current ratio of 0.8. Casey's General Stores is next with a a current ratio of 0.8. SUPERVALU ranks third lowest with a a current ratio of 1.0.

Whole Foods Market follows with a a current ratio of 1.2, and Village Super Market rounds out the bottom five with a a current ratio of 1.4.

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Ticker(s): KR CASY SVU WFM VLGEA