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Dividend Yield 2.55
NAFC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NAFC: 2.55 )
NAFC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.55

Dividend Payout 0.42
NAFC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. NAFC: 0.42 )
NAFC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.42

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.55
NAFC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAFC: 2.55 )
NAFC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.55

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Food Distribution
Compare:CUYTY, SYY, GLAPY, JRONY, MHTLY » details
Nash Finch Company established in 1885, Delaware corporation and incorporated in 1921. It is a wholesale food distributor in the United States, distributing military commissaries, independent grocery retailers and corporate-owned retail stores. The company operates in three segments Military Food Distribution, Food Distribution and Retail. Its military segment sells and distributes grocery products primarily to U.S. military commissaries and exchanges. The products it distributes are delivered to 174 military commissaries and over 400 exchanges located in 37 states across the United States and the District of Columbia, Europe, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Azores, Egypt and Bahrain. The Company food distribution segment sells branded products and distributes private label grocery products through and perishable food products from 13 distribution centers. The Company sells and distributes nationally branded products and a number of unbranded products such as meat and produce, which the company purchases directly from various manufacturers, processors and suppliers. It sells under the trademarks Our Family, Nash Brothers Trading Company and Value Choice. The Company's retail segment made up of 75 corporate-owned grocery stores, located primarily in the Upper Midwest, in the states of Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin, offers grocery products and services. It operates under the Family Fresh Market, Sun Mart, Econofoods, Bag 'N Save, No Frills, AVANZA, Family Thrift Center, Pick 'n Save, Prairie Market, Wholesale Food Outlet, and Germantown Fresh Market banners. The Company faces competition from manufacturer's contract such as baking supplies, produce, deli items, soft drinks and snack items, which directly to supply DeCA commissaries and service exchanges and its food distribution segment faces competition by the low margin nature of the business. The Company's retail segment compete with many organizations such as supercenters, supermarkets, extreme value food stores and membership warehouse club stores to local grocery store chains and privately owned unaffiliated grocery stores. The Company own or license a number of trademarks, tradenames and servicemarks that relate to its products and services, which includes Our Family, Nash Brothers Trading Company, Family Fresh Market, No Frills, Bag 'N Save, Econofoods and Economart. Its businesses are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations.

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