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Top 3 Companies in the Hypermarkets & Super Centers Industry With the Lowest Price to Sales Ratio (COST, WMT, PSMT)

Published on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 10:57
By Adrienne Chilton

Below are the three companies in the Hypermarkets & Super Centers industry with the lowest price to sales per share ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.

Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) is lowest with a price to sales ratio of 0.48. Costco Wholesale Corporation operates wholesale membership warehouses in multiple countries. The Company sells all kinds of food, automotive supplies, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, electronics, apparel, health and beauty aids, as well as other goods.

Based on a current price of $116.90, Costco Wholesale is currently 2.3% above its average consensus analyst price target of $114.17. The stock should discover initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $113.69 and subsequent support at its 200-day MA of $105.48.

Following is Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) with a price to sales ratio of 0.55.

Finishing up the bottom three is Pricesmart (NASDAQ:PSMT), with a price to sales ratio of 1.19.

By Adrienne Chilton
achilton@fnno.com

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