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Tractor Supply Ranks the Highest in Terms of Revenue Per Employee in the Specialty Stores Industry (TSCO, DKS, ULTA)

Published on Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:18
By Peter Chu

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

Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO) is highest with an RPE of $590,000. Tractor Supply Company operates a retail farm store chain in the United States. The Company provides farm maintenance products, animal products, general maintenance products, lawn and garden products, light truck equipment, work clothing, and other products. Customers include hobby, part-time, and full-time farmers and ranchers, as well as rural customers, contractors, and tradesman.

Tractor Supply has overhead space with shares priced $103.44, or 6.4% below the average consensus analyst price target of $110.52. The stock should discover initial support at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $92.23 and subsequent support at its 50-day MA of $91.43.

Following is Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) with an RPE of $559,000.

Finishing up the top three is Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (NASDAQ:ULTA), with an RPE of $511,000.

By Peter Chu
pchu@fnno.com