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Shares of Spartannash Co Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Food Distributors Industry (SPTN, UNFI, ANDE, SYY, CHEF)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Spartannash Co ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 8.9%. Following is United Natural with a forward earnings yield of 7.8%. Andersons Inc ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.6%.

Sysco Corp follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.6%, and Chefs Warehouse rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 2.8%.

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