7. Village Super Market (VLGEA) operates a ShopRite chain in New Jersey and Philadelphia. Its fiscal fourth-quarter profit gained 33% to $8.9 million, or 65 cents a share, as revenue grew 10% to $343 million. The operating margin expanded from 4.1% to 4.6%. Village has $69 million of cash and $42 million of debt, translating to a quick ratio of 0.9 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.2. Its stock sells for a forward earnings multiple of 14, a book value multiple of 2.1, and a cash flow multiple of 12, on par with peers. It pays a 3% dividend yield with a 53% payout ratio.
Expected Return: The model expects Village Super Market's stock to rally 15% to $37.85.
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