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Top 5 Companies in the Food Retail Industry With the Lowest Beta (VLGEA, WMK, KR, NGVC, SFM)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail 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.

Village Super -A ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.5. Weis Markets Inc is next with a a beta of 0.7. Kroger Co ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.8.

Natural Grocers follows with a a beta of 0.8, and Sprouts Farmers rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 0.8.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Village Super -A and will alert subscribers who have VLGEA in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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