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Top 5 Companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors Industry With the Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share (LAWS, FAST, BECN, KAMN, AIT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Trading Companies & Distributors industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Lawson Products ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.80. Fastenal is next with a FCF per share of $1.12. Beacon Roofing Supply ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $1.59.

Kaman follows with a FCF per share of $2.93, and Applied Industrial Technologies rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $3.77.

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Ticker(s): LAWS FAST BECN KAMN AIT