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Lowest Projected Earnings Growth in the Food Distributors Industry Detected in Shares of Spartannash Co (SPTN, SYY, UNFI, ANDE, CHEF)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Spartannash Co ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 7.3%. Following is Sysco Corp with a projected earnings growth of 20.7%. United Natural ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 20.8%.

Andersons Inc follows with a projected earnings growth of 63.7%, and Chefs Warehouse rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 69.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Sysco Corp on February 4th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $66.50. Since that recommendation, shares of Sysco Corp have risen 3.8%. We continue to monitor Sysco Corp for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): SPTN SYY UNFI ANDE CHEF