Whole Foods Market IncWFM:NSQ

51.02
1.22 / 2.45%
5.77m
15.63%
0.7251
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About the company

13.30bn563.00m197856.70k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryRetail (Grocery)Location
Whole Foods Market Inc
550 Bowie Street
AUSTIN78703-4644
United States
USA
Phone+1 (512) 477-4455Fax+1 (512) 482-7000Websitehttp://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market), is a retailer of natural and organic foods. The Company operates in one segment: natural and organic foods supermarkets. As of September 29, 2013, it operated 362 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Company's stores average 38,000 square feet in size and are supported by its Austin headquarters, regional offices, distribution centers, bakehouse facilities, commissary kitchens, seafood-processing facilities, meat and produce procurement centers, and a specialty coffee and tea procurement and roasting operation. In February 2014, Whole Foods Market Inc acquired leases from Safeway Inc for seven locations formerly operated as Dominick's stores.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired company
Deal status
DateWFM:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
New Frontiers Natural Marketplace-Food Stores(4)Announced31 Mar 2014+0.25%--
Starkey Hot Springs LLCDeal completed18 Jul 2013+9.27%--

Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
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assets
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average
assets
(5 yr average)
Return on
investment
(TTM)
Return on
investment
(5 yr average)
Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin (5 yr average)Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin (5 Yr Average)Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio (5 yr average)Revenue
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(5 Yr growth rate)
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expenditure
(5 Yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
GNC Holdings Inc
2.63bn265.02m4.15bn6.10k16.785.2613.101.582.722.7227.018.680.9943.1519.17431,19810.02--11.04--37.7636.6710.087.541.698.940.622913.538.249.6910.3447.630.2329--
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc
2.44bn51.33m5.15bn14.00k90.589.7752.272.110.37530.375317.443.482.1415.81271.80174,1374.51--5.23--29.7529.292.110.83890.64553.750.45610.0035.8340.77163.2169.53----
Safeway Inc.
35.15bn212.30m7.84bn138.00k38.941.356.500.22290.873614.25145.3025.292.2111.1533.15254,6911.640.7462.450.74626.2527.300.74320.21181.092.000.4165254.980.1963-3.9052-31.363-27.1991-13.619818.77
Publix Super Markets Inc.
29.15bn1.65bn11.44bn166.00k6.961.125.310.39252.122.1237.3613.152.2614.3655.03175,58812.8116.7815.6616.7828.1728.245.675.380.737--0.015632.705.203.876.558.70-12.3169.73
Whole Foods Market, Inc.
13.30bn563.00m18.52bn56.70k33.174.6720.331.391.501.5035.4810.662.4619.9668.73234,56810.439.9313.059.9335.8335.194.233.391.39--0.00840.2710.4110.1818.2436.920.2211-19.7258
SYSCO Corporation
45.48bn980.89m21.31bn48.10k22.014.0114.070.46861.651.6576.769.083.5815.1814.08945,5237.7114.2410.7814.2417.5418.562.162.751.0715.560.376755.084.793.43-11.5157-2.1464-0.1595-0.7161
The Kroger Co.
98.38bn1.51bn23.21bn375.00k15.664.297.180.2362.902.90189.2710.603.6514.4790.79262,3335.686.379.546.3720.5721.401.561.090.2976.150.67728.481.825.261.483.941.6311.84
Data as of Apr 25 2014. Currency figures normalised to Whole Foods Market Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
25.24m6.78%
Baillie Gifford & Co.
as of 31 Dec 2013
20.13m5.41%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
17.97m4.83%
Jennison Associates LLC
as of 31 Dec 2013
16.63m4.47%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
15.32m4.12%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 31 Dec 2013
14.26m3.84%
Wells Capital Management, Inc.
as of 31 Dec 2013
12.50m3.36%
Brown Advisory LLC
as of 31 Dec 2013
10.39m2.79%
Lansdowne Partners Ltd.
as of 31 Dec 2013
8.02m2.16%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 31 Dec 2013
6.35m1.71%
39.47%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 31 Dec 2013 - 31 Dec 2013Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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