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Spartannash Co is Among the Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (SPTN, UNFI, ANDE, SYY, CHEF)

Mar 08, 2018 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) --

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.Spartannash Co ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 12.0%. Following is United Natural with a forward earnings yield of 6.7%. Andersons Inc ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 5.1%.

Sysco Corp follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.9%, and Chefs Warehouse rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 3.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Spartannash Co on February 1st, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $24.22. Since that call, shares of Spartannash Co have fallen 19.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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