Susser is No. 1 in EPS Growth in Food Retail Industry
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Susser Holdings Corp. led the food retail industry regarding year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates.
According to a Financial News Network report, Susser, operator of Stripes convenience stores, is expected to post an 85-percent increase in EPS growth compared to last year.
Susser's expected EPS growth blew away that of food retail industry competitors. However, second on the list was also a c-store operator, The Pantry Inc., who is expected to post a robust 26.2-percent EPS advancement year over year, reported the news outlet. The Pantry Inc. operates Kangaroo Express stores.
Placing third on the list was supermarket chain Winn-Dixie, which is expected to deliver EPS growth of 23.5 percent.