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Top 5 Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Lowest EV/EBITDA Ratio (WILC, SPTN, UNFI, ANDE, SYY)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the lowest 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.

G Willi-Food International ranks lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 2.63. Spartan Stores is next with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.26. United Natural Foods ranks third lowest with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 8.53.

Andersons follows with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 12.79, and Sysco rounds out the bottom five with a an EV/EBITDA ratio of 16.48.

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Ticker(s): WILC SPTN UNFI ANDE SYY