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Shares of Sysco Rank the Highest in Terms of EV/EBITDA Ratio in the Food Distributors Industry (SYY, ANDE, UNFI, SPTN, WILC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest enterprise value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratios. EV/EBITDA is an important metric used in valuing comparable companies. It is capital structure neutral and generally the lower the ratio, the more undervalued the company is believed to be.

Sysco ranks highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 17.80. Following is Andersons with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.37. United Natural Foods ranks third highest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.32.

Spartan Stores follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.38, and G Willi-Food International rounds out the top five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 0.97.

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Keywords: highest ev/ebitda ratio Sysco andersons united natural foods Spartan Stores g willi-food international

Ticker(s): SYY ANDE UNFI SPTN WILC