Consumer ServicesFood & Drug Retailers
  • Price (USD)30.76
  • Today's Change-0.15 / -0.49%
  • Shares traded3.07m
  • 1 Year change2.60%
  • Beta0.7767
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About the company

Whole Foods Market, Inc. is engaged in operating natural and organic foods supermarkets. The Company's brands include Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws and Engine 2 Plant-Strong. As of April 10, 2016, the Company operated 441 stores, which include 421 stores in 42 states in the United States and the District of Columbia, 11 stores in Canada, and 9 stores in the United Kingdom. The Company offers approximately 25,000 organic stock keeping units (SKUs) company-wide, covering all areas of its store, including produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. The Company also has over 100 new and re-branded dietary supplements; pollinator-friendly almonds and almond butters; a collection of organic barbecue sauces; a collection of body care products for babies, and an expanded item assortment for the holiday season.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)15.73bn
  • Net income in USD507.00m
  • Incorporated1978
  • Employees60.03k
  • Location
    Whole Foods Market Inc550 Bowie StAUSTIN 78703-4644United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (512) 477-4455Fax+1 (512) 482-7000
  • Websitehttp://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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Sprouts Farmers Market Inc3.99bn135.52m2.91bn20.00k23.043.9113.600.72930.88740.887426.145.232.7715.79170.70199,549.409.41--11.21--29.3829.443.402.350.394215.660.30280.0021.0847.3819.7892.6550.99--
CST Brands Inc10.81bn331.00m3.64bn9.95k11.063.006.480.33664.354.35142.1516.012.6141.2865.681,085,711.007.647.3311.229.6813.289.562.921.400.56033.430.45065.03-10.271.99-25.50-5.0426.71--
Casey's General Stores Inc7.04bn231.57m4.73bn14.45k20.614.1211.580.67215.865.86178.3429.332.5925.61214.26487,410.808.517.0210.008.4623.4617.
Whole Foods Market, Inc.15.73bn507.00m9.79bn60.03k19.853.049.750.62281.551.5548.2210.132.6020.2868.37261,952.408.399.5510.6912.0234.4135.263.223.771.0929.000.245943.872.189.24-5.418.1514.1721.98
Publix Super Markets Inc.33.36bn2.00bn15.39bn180.00k----5.870.46152.602.6043.2717.352.0014.7454.17185,319.9012.0312.8314.6415.7427.8928.076.005.700.8816--0.019133.995.905.1913.247.9921.4011.42
Data as of Dec 02 2016. Currency figures normalised to Whole Foods Market Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

35.52%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201629.27m9.18%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 201614.20m4.45%
Sands Capital Management LLCas of 30 Sep 201611.90m3.73%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201610.54m3.31%
Select Equity Group LPas of 30 Sep 20169.71m3.05%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)as of 30 Sep 20169.09m2.85%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Sep 20168.16m2.56%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 30 Sep 20167.95m2.49%
Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLCas of 30 Sep 20166.95m2.18%
Sustainable Growth Advisers LPas of 30 Sep 20165.46m1.71%
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