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Top 3 Companies in the Food Distributors Industry With the Highest Revenue Per Employee (ANDE, PZZI, NAFC)

Published on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 11:29
By Mallory Stone

Below are the three companies in the Food Distributors industry with the highest Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry.

Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) is highest with an RPE of $3.3 million. The Andersons, Inc. merchandises grain, operates grain elevator facilities, distributes wholesale agricultural fertilizer, and distributes agricultural inputs to dealers and farmers. The Company also manufactures lawn fertilizer and corncob-based products, and purchases, sells, repairs, and leases railcars. In addition, The Andersons operates retail stores and a distribution center.

Andersons (NASDAQ:ANDE) has potential upside of 3.2% based on a current price of $49.26 and analysts' consensus price target of $50.83. Andersons shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $46.45 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $41.78.

Pizza Inn (NASDAQ:PZZI) is next with an RPE of $2.5 million.

Finishing up the top three is Nash Finch (NASDAQ:NAFC), with an RPE of $1.1 million.

By Mallory Stone