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Best Food Distribution Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top food distribution stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best food distribution stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the food distribution industry.

Industry: Food Distribution
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
WILC
G WILLI FOOD INTERNATIONAL LTD
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$198.99M$14.35-1.37%$20.38M22.56x0.08
PFGC
PERFORMANCE FOOD GROUP CO
NYSE
Food Distribution
$6.96B$44.83-2.33%$812.80M59.77x2.75
DIT
AMCON DISTRIBUTING CO
NYSEMKT
Food Distribution
$118.72M$203.013.66%$29.77M6.22x2.26
SPTN
SPARTANNASH CO
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$1.04B$29.18-2.96%$189.86M16.77x1.93
SYY
SYSCO CORP
NYSE
Food Distribution
$37.92B$74.92-3.18%$3.25B28.17x14.98
ANDE
ANDERSONS INC
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$1.03B$30.40-4.88%$362.48M7.81x2.84
UNFI
UNITED NATURAL FOODS INC
NYSE
Food Distribution
$2.27B$38.94-4.25%$752.65M8.91x3.41
HFFG
HF FOODS GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$213.36M$4.111.23%$37.38M14.68x0.89
CHEF
CHEFS' WAREHOUSE INC
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$1.16B$30.27-5.99%$98.68M36.91x2.04
USFD
US FOODS HOLDING CORP
NYSE
Food Distribution
$6.04B$26.88-4.61%$844.00M37.33x2.29
ZEST
ECOARK HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Food Distribution
$36.26M$1.37-8.67%-$12.62M-1.50x0.82

Food Distribution Stocks FAQ

What are the best food distribution stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best food distribution stocks to buy right now are:

1. Performance Food Group Co (NYSE:PFGC)


Performance Food Group Co (NYSE:PFGC) is the top food distribution stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 9 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 45. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Performance Food Group Co has seen its stock lose -6.19% over the past year, underperforming other food distribution stocks by -13 percentage points.

Performance Food Group Co has an average 1 year price target of $64.90, an upside of 44.77% from Performance Food Group Co's current stock price of $44.83.

Performance Food Group Co stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 10 analysts covering Performance Food Group Co, 70% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 30% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC)


G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC) is the second best food distribution stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 9 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 45. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. G Willi Food International has seen its stock lose -32.66% over the past year, underperforming other food distribution stocks by -40 percentage points.

3. Amcon Distributing Co (NYSEMKT:DIT)


Amcon Distributing Co (NYSEMKT:DIT) is the third best food distribution stock with a Zen Score of 50, which is 5 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 45. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Amcon Distributing Co has seen its stock return 34% over the past year, overperforming other food distribution stocks by 27 percentage points.

What are the food distribution stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 5 food distribution stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 food distribution stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC)


G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC) has an annual dividend yield of 6.06%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the food distribution industry average of 3.32%. G Willi Food International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. G Willi Food International's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

G Willi Food International's dividend payout ratio of 280% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Spartannash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN)


Spartannash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN) has an annual dividend yield of 2.84%, which is the same as the food distribution industry average of 3.32%. Spartannash Co's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Spartannash Co's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Spartannash Co's dividend payout ratio of 47.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Amcon Distributing Co (NYSEMKT:DIT)


Amcon Distributing Co (NYSEMKT:DIT) has an annual dividend yield of 2.82%, which is -1 percentage points lower than the food distribution industry average of 3.32%. Amcon Distributing Co's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% seven times in the last 10 years. Amcon Distributing Co's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Amcon Distributing Co's dividend payout ratio of 17.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are food distribution stocks down?

Food distribution stocks were down -0.81% in the last day, and down -3.84% over the last week. United Natural Foods was the among the top losers in the food distribution industry, dropping -4.25% yesterday.

Shares of companies in the consumer staples sector are trading lower amid recession concerns. Further rate hikes could slow the economy and drive a cutback in consumer spending across sectors. Rate hikes could also drive a rotation out of equities as an asset class.

What are the most undervalued food distribution stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued food distribution stocks right now are:

1. G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC)


G Willi Food International (NASDAQ:WILC) is the most undervalued food distribution stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. G Willi Food International has a valuation score of 100, which is 41 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 59. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

G Willi Food International's stock has dropped -32.66% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the food distribution industry by -40 percentage points.

2. Hf Foods Group (NASDAQ:HFFG)


Hf Foods Group (NASDAQ:HFFG) is the second most undervalued food distribution stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hf Foods Group has a valuation score of 86, which is 27 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 59. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hf Foods Group's stock has dropped -32.18% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the food distribution industry by -39 percentage points.

3. Spartannash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN)


Spartannash Co (NASDAQ:SPTN) is the third most undervalued food distribution stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Spartannash Co has a valuation score of 86, which is 27 points higher than the food distribution industry average of 59. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Spartannash Co's stock has gained 40.9% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the food distribution industry by 34 percentage points.

Are food distribution stocks a good buy now?

57.14% of food distribution stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect food distribution stocks to rise by 38.84% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the food distribution industry?

The average P/E ratio of the food distribution industry is 31.7x.
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