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Top 5 Companies in the Food Retail Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (CASY, NGVC, WMK, KR, SFM)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Casey'S General ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 43.36. Following is Natural Grocers with a a P/E ratio of 23.88. Weis Markets Inc ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 19.27.

Kroger Co follows with a a P/E ratio of 17.77, and Sprouts Farmers rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 14.06.

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Ticker(s): NGVC WMK KR SFM