Smart Balance Ranks the Highest in Terms of Revenue Per Employee in the Packaged Foods & Meats Industry (SMBL, JVA, GMCR)

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Dec 10, 2012 (Fast Lane via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Packaged Foods & Meats industry with the highest Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry.Smart Balance (NASDAQ:SMBL) is highest with an RPE of $4.9 million. Smart Balance, Inc. produces and markets a variety of food products with the blend of natural vegetable oils, which are designed to help improve the cholesterol ratio. The Company, under the Smart Balance brand, have produced spreads, cheeses, peanut butter, and other foods. In the past 52 weeks, shares of Smart Balance have traded between a low of $4.90 and a high of $12.99 and are now at $12.38, which is 153% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 0.2% while the 200-day MA has risen 1.2%.

Following is Coffee Holding (AMEX:JVA) with an RPE of $2.8 million. Finishing up the top three is Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (NASDAQ:GMCR), with an RPE of $1.6 million. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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