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Top 5 Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Lowest Beta (CHEF, SYY, UNFI, SPTN, ANDE)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Chefs Warehouse ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.7. Following is Sysco Corp with a a beta of 0.8. United Natural ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

Spartannash Co follows with a a beta of 0.9, and Andersons Inc rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 1.0.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of United Natural on March 11th, 2020 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $7.20. Since that recommendation, shares of United Natural have risen 29.1%. We continue to monitor United Natural for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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