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SUPERVALU Ranks the Lowest in Terms of Price to Sales Ratio in the Food Retail Industry (SVU, PTRY, IMKTA)

Published on Tue, 04/09/2013 - 10:18
By Peter Chu

Below are the three companies in the Food Retail industry with the lowest price to sales per share ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.

SUPERVALU (NYSE:SVU) is lowest with a price to sales ratio of 0.03. SUPERVALU, INC. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The Company also provides supply chain services, which includes wholesale distribution and related logistics support services.

SUPERVALU (NYSE:SVU) is currently priced 25.2% above its average consensus analyst price target of $3.79. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $4.20 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $3.17.

Following is The Pantry (NASDAQ:PTRY) with a price to sales ratio of 0.04.

Finishing up the bottom three is Ingles Markets (NASDAQ:IMKTA), with a price to sales ratio of 0.14.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com