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Top 5 Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (CHEF, SYY, ANDE, SPTN, UNFI)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Chefs Warehouse ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 32.78. Sysco Corp is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 18.97. Andersons Inc ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.02.

Spartannash Co follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 6.85, and United Natural rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 3.74.

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