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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Sysco in the Food Distributors Industry (SYY, UNFI, ANDE, SPTN, WILC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors 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.

Sysco ranks highest with a ROE of 12.3%. Following is United Natural Foods with a ROE of 10.6%. Andersons ranks third highest with a ROE of 7.7%.

Spartan Stores follows with a ROE of 7.6%, and G Willi-Food International rounds out the top five with a ROE of 2.0%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Spartan Stores on February 10th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $20.92. Since that recommendation, shares of Spartan Stores have risen 39.1%. We continue to monitor Spartan Stores for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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