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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Kroger Co in the Food Retail Industry (KR, SFM, CASY, IMKTA, WMK)

By James Quinn

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 Co ranks highest with a ROE of 2,798.4%. Sprouts Farmers is next with a ROE of 2,766.6%. Casey'S General ranks third highest with a ROE of 2,582.9%.

Ingles Markets-A follows with a ROE of 1,632.3%, and Weis Markets Inc rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,064.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Casey'S General on June 21st, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $105.38. Since that recommendation, shares of Casey'S General have risen 16.5%. We continue to monitor Casey'S General for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): KR SFM CASY IMKTA WMK