Whole Foods Market IncWFM:NSQ

48.80
0.16 / 0.33%
4.82m
16.94%
0.7727
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About the company

14.19bn579.00m197858.10k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryFood & Drug RetailersLocation
Whole Foods Market Inc
550 Bowie St
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 and grocer. The Company has one operating segment, natural and organic foods supermarkets. As of September 29, 2013, Whole Foods Market operated 362 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Company’s offices are supported by its 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. The Company’s product selection includes grocery, meat, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, and lifestyle products including books, pet products, and household products. The Company’s 365 and 365 Organic Everyday Day Value brands account for approximately half of its brand items.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired company
Deal status
DateWFM:NSQ since
announced
Transaction
value
New Frontiers Natural Marketplace-Food Stores(4)Announced31 Mar 2014+4.59%--
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Peer analysis

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2.62bn251.76m4.00bn6.10k16.495.2413.031.532.732.7328.358.600.9972.8717.95429,9299.57--10.65--37.7336.679.607.541.239.330.635413.538.249.6910.3447.630.2329--
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Publix Super Markets Inc.
30.29bn1.70bn11.46bn166.00k6.751.025.230.37832.192.1938.8714.432.1514.8857.13182,48012.0716.7814.7616.7827.8728.245.635.380.7422--0.014932.705.203.876.558.70-12.3169.73
Whole Foods Market, Inc.
14.19bn579.00m17.56bn58.10k31.234.6118.361.241.561.5638.3410.582.5221.4073.54244,30310.2611.3712.9611.3735.5435.394.083.771.05--0.01639.849.8912.065.0837.2818.21--
SYSCO Corporation
47.25bn924.76m23.79bn50.30k25.864.4712.700.50361.561.5679.989.063.5414.4613.37939,3156.9413.1910.1113.1917.5818.361.962.560.939714.900.361858.524.744.77-6.1359-2.47612.413.93
Data as of Dec 20 2014. Currency figures normalised to Whole Foods Market Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD.

Institutional shareholders

HolderShares% Held
Baillie Gifford & Co.
as of 30 Sep 2014
18.88m5.25%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 30 Sep 2014
18.68m5.19%
Sands Capital Management LLC
as of 30 Sep 2014
16.62m4.62%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 30 Sep 2014
15.22m4.23%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP
as of 30 Sep 2014
15.21m4.23%
Brown Advisory LLC
as of 30 Sep 2014
14.26m3.96%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 30 Sep 2014
14.18m3.94%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)
as of 30 Sep 2014
13.11m3.64%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 30 Sep 2014
9.51m2.65%
Janus Capital Management LLC
as of 30 Sep 2014
8.10m2.25%
39.96%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 30 Sep 2014 - 30 Sep 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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