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Top 5 Companies in the Food Retail Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (NGVC, CASY, WMK, SFM, VLGEA)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Natural Grocers ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 39.07. Following is Casey'S General with a a P/E ratio of 36.53. Weis Markets Inc ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 18.69.

Sprouts Farmers follows with a a P/E ratio of 17.65, and Village Super -A rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 15.41.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Natural Grocers on December 18th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $17.07. Since that call, shares of Natural Grocers have fallen 39.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): NGVC WMK SFM VLGEA