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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) from Services

Today’s top gainers include the company Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) which is in the industry Grocery Stores, gaining 0.48% today. In the last week its performance is -2.13%, and 7.91% for the past quarter. Currently, Whole Foods Market, Inc., WFM has a target price of 30.24, so today’s gain of 0.48% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.21%.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), has a market cap of 10740.97, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 86.40%.

At the current price of 33.2, it has a dividend yield of 1.63%, and its target price is 30.24. This is with a profit margin of 3.30%, and total debt/equity of 0.32. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) has a P/E of 22.14, as well as a forward P/E of 20.98.

With a current EPS of 1.49, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.28%,Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.06%.

Performance for the year is -18.46%. Since its IPO date on 1/23/1992, the total performance to date is -0.08%.

Volume today for Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), is 1696422, while its average volume is 6101.78. Whilst the total gain today was 0.48%, it did have a day high of -6.29%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.73%, and 2.00% for the month. The 52-week low for Whole Foods Market, Inc., WFM has been 19.32%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.10%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.50%, and its return on assets is 8.40%. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) has an operating margin of 5.30%. With a sales growth of -55.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Whole Foods Market, Inc., WFM is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.32, and has a current ratio of 1.6 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Whole Foods Market, Inc.? Well its PEG is 3.65, and the P/S is 0.69, along with a P/B of 3.26. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.67.

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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