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Top 5 Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (UNFI, SPTN, ANDE, CHEF, SYY)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

United Natural ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 32.9%. Spartannash Co is next with a forward earnings yield of 15.6%. Andersons Inc ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 10.2%.

Chefs Warehouse follows with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%, and Sysco Corp rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 6.4%.

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Ticker(s): UNFI SPTN ANDE CHEF SYY