Whole Foods Market, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E33.39 EPS (ttm)1.56 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand359.75M Perf Week-2.04%
Market Cap18.74B Forward P/E27.08 EPS next Y1.92 Insider Trans-5.28% Shs Float357.40M Perf Month3.63%
Income579.00M PEG2.71 EPS next Q0.45 Inst Own82.50% Short Float8.69% Perf Quarter35.31%
Sales14.19B P/S1.32 EPS this Y6.10% Inst Trans0.42% Short Ratio6.35 Perf Half Y37.06%
Book/sh10.55 P/B4.94 EPS next Y11.73% ROA10.00% Target Price47.79 Perf Year0.47%
Cash/sh2.07 P/C25.22 EPS next 5Y12.33% ROE14.80% 52W Range35.87 - 55.80 Perf YTD3.59%
Dividend0.52 P/FCF99.69 EPS past 5Y30.00% ROI14.60% 52W High-6.64% Beta0.76
Dividend %1.00% Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y12.10% Gross Margin35.50% 52W Low45.22% ATR1.17
Employees58100 Current Ratio1.40 Sales Q/Q9.40% Oper. Margin6.70% RSI (14)56.06 Volatility2.12% 2.30%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.02 EPS Q/Q9.40% Profit Margin4.10% Rel Volume1.00 Prev Close53.00
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.02 EarningsFeb 11 AMC Payout37.20% Avg Volume4.89M Price52.10
Recom2.60 SMA201.28% SMA505.12% SMA20023.47% Volume4,886,987 Change-1.71%
Jan-30-15Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $49 → $60
Jan-28-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $62
Jan-14-15Downgrade Argus Buy → Hold
Nov-19-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $50 → $55
Nov-06-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $41 → $43
Nov-06-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $45 → $50
Nov-06-14Reiterated Imperial Capital Outperform $48 → $50
Jul-31-14Downgrade UBS Buy → Neutral $48 → $41
Jun-05-14Initiated Imperial Capital Outperform $48
May-07-14Upgrade Argus Hold → Buy $48
May-07-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $55 → $47
May-07-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $61 → $55
May-07-14Reiterated Canaccord Genuity Buy $63 → $49
May-07-14Downgrade Prime Executions Buy → Neutral $62 → $40
May-05-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $63 → $61
May-01-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $58 → $55
Apr-14-14Downgrade BB&T Capital Mkts Buy → Hold
Feb-21-14Initiated Oppenheimer Outperform $63
Feb-13-14Reiterated UBS Buy $66 → $62
Feb-13-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $54 → $50
Jan-30-15 06:54PM  Lightning Round: Stay away from this group at CNBC
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06:58AM  Whole Foods, Half Off Bloomberg
06:58AM  Whole Foods, Half Off at BusinessWeek
Jan-28-15 03:00PM  Whole Foods Market opens in Pompano Beach at American City Business Journals
Jan-27-15 02:50PM  Saks Off 5th's return is best news in years for downtown Minneapolis retail at American City Business Journals
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Jan-23-15 09:10AM  Really small grocery stores on HEB's horizon; a fit for downtowns at American City Business Journals
Jan-22-15 05:35PM  Taiwanese company pays jaw-dropping price for downtown Seattle property at American City Business Journals
02:43PM  Cowen Upbeat On Sprouts, Natural Foods As Worry Eases at Investor's Business Daily
02:34PM  Consumers to retailers: Dont guilt tip us with iPads at MarketWatch
08:02AM  Why Alibaba, Sprouts Are Two Comebacks To Watch at Investor's Business Daily
07:06AM  Buying Opportunity in Whole Foods Crops Up at
Jan-21-15 01:43PM  Why Whole Foods Stock Is At A 10-Month High Today at Investor's Business Daily
12:28PM  4 Stocks, 4 trades: UNH, QCOM, WFM & CREE CNBC
11:16AM  Sterne Agee: Whole Foods is a $60 Stock at
11:11AM  'The Interview' boosts Sony/Netflix, IBM's blues and time to buy Whole Foods Yahoo Finance
11:01AM  Cramer: Whole Foods Stock Could Push to $60; Wal-Mart 'Re-Energized' at TheStreet
10:27AM  Irvine Co. proposes 2,000-unit mixed-use village for Santa Clara at American City Business Journals
09:28AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: WFM success CNBC
08:42AM  Whole Foods Market (WFM) Stock Upgraded Today at Sterne Agee at TheStreet
08:05AM  Early movers: UNH, AAPL, NSP, NFLX, AMD, TM & more at CNBC
Jan-20-15 02:40PM  Natural grocery store PCC hires former Starbucks exec as new CEO at American City Business Journals
08:15AM  Whole Foods is using its Columbia store as a testing ground for prepared foods at American City Business Journals
Jan-16-15 09:08PM  U.S. SEC steps back after challenge on Whole Foods proxy access Reuters
08:43PM  SEC Reverses Whole Foods Decision at The Wall Street Journal
08:20PM  SEC to Review Corporate-Ballot Rules After Whole Foods Fight at Bloomberg
07:35PM  U.S. SEC alters view on Whole Food Markets shareholder proposals Reuters
05:00AM  Why Whole Foods, Dollar General, and Panera have all been sued over a tiny hiring technicality at Fortune
Jan-15-15 01:09PM  Why the currency wars are likely to hit the stock market at MarketWatch
12:17AM  Why Whole Foods' CEO isn't worried about Sprouts at American City Business Journals
Jan-14-15 04:32PM  Whole Foods Market, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast GlobeNewswire
12:05PM  Is the Whole Foods Turnaround Now Fully Priced In? at 24/7 Wall St.
09:47AM  Carnitas crisis: Chipotle pulls pork from menu Yahoo Finance
08:45AM  Stock Futures Extend Losses as Retail Sales Fall More Than Expected at TheStreet
07:42AM  Whole Foods downgraded by Argus
07:41AM  Morgan Stanley Bullish On Whole Foods Benzinga
Jan-13-15 11:55AM  Upper St. Clair Whole Foods expected to go ahead at American City Business Journals
11:16AM  Instacart CEO: Shop at the stores you love CNBC
10:08AM  Poll: An appetite for labeling genetically modified foods AP
08:51AM  Instacart aims to be your one-hour grocery delivery service at MarketWatch
07:00AM  Instacart snags $220 million investment at CNBC
Jan-12-15 07:00AM  Cruelty-free luxury is not an oxymoron at Fortune
06:00AM  World-Class Winter Selection for Wine Club by Whole Foods MarketĀ® Now Available to Order Business Wire
Jan-08-15 06:59PM  Natural Ways to Treat Your SAD at BusinessWeek
04:59PM  Whole Foods CIO says it's seen 'significant growth' in Apple Pay use at MarketWatch
Jan-07-15 09:25AM  Dallas energy company settles on new HQ in Two Hughes Landing at
Jan-06-15 03:50PM  Luxury apartments, housing proposed near Mayfair Collection at
Jan-05-15 06:26PM  With financing from GID, construction finally starts on West Seattle Whole Foods project at
01:00PM  Investors End 2014 on a Positive Note Yahoo Finance Blogs
08:09AM  Whole Foods Recalls Cheeses For Possible Listeria Risk at Forbes
Jan-02-15 06:23PM  If you think Capitol Hill is changing now, just wait at
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Jan-01-15 11:31AM  More room for chickens likely means costlier eggs AP
07:00AM  Zombie-proof cabins: The latest in apocalypse chic at CNBC
Dec-31-14 02:23PM  Publix in 2014: Whole Foods merger rumors, skinny chickens and the rise of organics at
Dec-30-14 04:26PM  Will Transparency Help Drive Amazon's New Brands? at Investor's Business Daily
03:29PM  Grocery delivery startup Instacart banks $220 million at
01:01PM  3 Stocks powering Nasdaq CNBC
12:29PM  Grocery-delivery startup Instacart rings up $220 million investment at MarketWatch
12:22PM  Midday movers: SCANA, Whole Foods & more at CNBC
11:54AM  Whole Foods pops, Civeo plummets and Yelp finds analyst favor Yahoo Finance
10:10AM  Grocery delivery startup Instacart raises $220M at a $2B valuation at
09:50AM  Will the Whole Foods Turnaround Outperform in 2015? at 24/7 Wall St.
07:40AM  H&S site in Fells Point to become mid-rise retail, office development at
Dec-29-14 05:09PM  Moody's Affirms Four and Downgrades Three Classes of CSMC 2006-C3 at Moody's
Dec-25-14 01:04PM  Amazon looks to expand its AmazonFresh service to take on Wal-Mart Market Realist
09:24AM  Minimum Wage Rises Don't Help The Poor; So Why Raise The Minimum Wage? at Forbes
Dec-24-14 12:45PM  Looking back on the year in grocery stores at
Dec-23-14 02:50PM  Lifeway Foods is ready to make a big national marketing statement at
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Dec-19-14 06:14PM  Grocery chain Haggen plans massive expansion from 18 to 164 stores, hiring thousands at
12:57PM  Apple Pay catching on fast, poses threat to PayPal at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-18-14 11:09AM  Get Ahead of the Trend: Ten Market Disruptors for 2015 at The Wall Street Journal
08:00AM  Why Whole Foods Isn't Worried About Rivals Selling More Organic Food at TheStreet
Dec-17-14 06:33PM  Supermarket Industry Group Climbing In Rankings at Investor's Business Daily
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Dec-16-14 11:16AM  Apple just got reinforcements in mobile pay battle at CNBC
11:01AM  10 people who lost big in 2014 Yahoo Finance
Dec-15-14 06:00PM  Cramer: Things just aren't so bad CNBC
10:03AM  Snack wars: Would you eat a chip made from beans? at CNBC
Dec-11-14 04:56PM  Taking Stock: Layne Sees Energy, Excitement in Detroit at Bloomberg
Dec-10-14 02:28PM  Lawmakers wary of genetically modified food labels AP
10:41AM  Early Glance: Supermarkets companies AP
03:18AM  Lawmakers to review genetically modified labeling AP
Dec-09-14 06:10PM  Final Glance: Supermarkets companies AP
01:21PM  Midday Glance: Supermarkets companies AP
Dec-08-14 03:35PM  Actions Speak Louder Than Surveys for Retail Investors Yahoo Finance Blogs
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Dec-05-14 10:36AM  Navigating a Tough Retail Market at Forbes
Dec-04-14 05:00PM  Stick with what's worked into year's end: Trader CNBC
02:17PM  United Natural Foods Beats; Shares Fall On Guidance at Investor's Business Daily
02:05PM  Sears to accelerate closings, shutter 235 stores at CNBC
11:07AM  Kroger Q3 Earnings Top Again, Guidance Bullish at Investor's Business Daily
Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. The company's stores offer produce and floral, grocery, meat, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, and body care products, as well as lifestyle products, including books, pet products, and household products. As of November 5, 2014, the company had 401 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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