How to find Minimum Value between Several Columns and return Corresponding Company Name??

kymikee

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I have a spreadsheet that contains the following:
I am checking prices between 5 different vendors:
Columns D, G, J, M and P contains the Vendors Part Numbers
Columns E, H, K, N and Q contains the Vendors Prices
Columns F, I, L O and R contain the Vendors initials

I am trying to set up a formula to find the Minimum Price on each Row (I have 31 Rows) and the return the Vendors Initials so I can know which Vendor has the lowest price on each item. Can someone help me to come up with a formula that can do this??
 

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mse330

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Hey kymikee,

Assuming your data starts at row 2, you can place the below formula in column S

Code:
=INDEX(E2:R2,1,MATCH(MIN(Q2,N2,K2,H2,E2),E2:R2,0)+1)
 

mse330

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Glad to help & thanks for reporting back :)
 
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