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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 0.56% today. In the last week its performance is 6.30%, and 7.81% for the past quarter. Currently, Whole Foods Market, Inc., WFM has a target price of 30.24, so today’s gain of 0.56% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), has a market cap of 10430.15, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 86.60%.

At the current price of 33.35, 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 22.23, as well as a forward P/E of 21.05.

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 -15.43%. Since its IPO date on 1/23/1992, the total performance to date is 0.28%.

Volume today for Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), is 1014486, while its average volume is 6263.84. Whilst the total gain today was 0.56%, it did have a day high of -5.88%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.39%, and 2.21% for the month. The 52-week low for Whole Foods Market, Inc., WFM has been 19.84%, while the 52-week-high has reached -19.18%.

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 3.67, and the P/S is 0.67, along with a P/B of 3.28. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 12.3.

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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