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How has Whole Foods Market, Inc.:(NASDAQ:WFM) performed recently?

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 10851.5. It is in the Grocery Stores industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 22.37, a forward P/E of 21.19 and EPS of 1.49. At a stock price of 32.78 (-1.80%) it has a dividend yield of 1.62%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 15.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -4.90%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.28% and more long-term 6.06% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -51.50%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 11.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -55.60%.

For performance, Whole Foods Market, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.68%. For the last month performance for Whole Foods Market, Inc. is 8.78%. While the last quarter is 9.95% and half year, 12.78%. Finally for the year, performance is -18.43%.

The 52-week high for Whole Foods Market, Inc., is at -20.13%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.81%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.33% and 4.94% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.76%, and for the month it is 2.00%. Whole Foods Market, Inc., has a target price of 30.24.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.32, and for total debt/equity Whole Foods Market, Inc. has 0.32. The gross margin is 34.70%, while operating margin is 5.30%, the profit margin is 3.30%. The current ratio is 1.6 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 86.40%. Whole Foods Market, Inc. has a payout ratio of 35.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 325.09. The shares float is 314.45, with the float short at 14.64%, with short ratio coming to 7.53.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Whole Foods Market, Inc., get 8.40%, with its returns on investment at 13.50%. Return on equity is 14.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 30.24, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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