Whole Foods Market IncWFM:NSQ

37.20
0.255 / 0.69%
3.84m
41.75%
0.6108
Close in USDToday's changeShares traded1 year changeBeta
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 20 2014 21:15 BST.

About the company

13.91bn572.00m197856.70k
Revenue in USD (TTM)Net income in USDIncorporatedEmployees
IndustryFood & Drug RetailersLocation
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+27.28%--
Data delayed at least 15 minutes, as of Oct 20 2014 21:15 BST.

Peer analysis

Company Revenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings
(TTM)
Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excluding
extraordinary items (TTM)
EPS (including
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
average
assets
(TTM)
Return on
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
(Year-over-year change%)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(Year-over-year change%)
Net income
(5 Yr growth rate)
Capital
expenditure
(5 Yr growth rate)
Dividend
(5 yr growth rate)
CST Brands Inc
12.64bn118.00m2.67bn12.32k22.614.0111.280.21151.561.56167.448.815.3562.9064.651,025,8914.99--6.49--8.68--0.9335--1.155.400.6074---2.7255---33.1731------
Casey's General Stores Inc
8.02bn131.09m2.94bn12.10k22.573.8110.960.36633.373.37205.9419.953.5131.85285.04662,6465.748.196.948.1915.7515.441.641.770.40926.000.525619.818.1310.8221.599.4417.7518.64
GNC Holdings Inc
2.64bn260.48m3.39bn6.10k13.564.5610.781.282.782.7828.118.271.012.9118.54433,08710.00--11.12--37.6936.679.867.541.179.110.64413.538.249.6910.3447.630.2329--
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc
2.71bn84.63m4.40bn14.00k51.947.0532.501.620.55470.554717.834.082.1915.55254.81193,4486.84--8.12--29.9929.293.120.83890.90846.170.41430.0035.8340.77163.2169.53----
Safeway Inc.
36.16bn71.10m7.77bn138.00k119.701.397.310.21480.281513.70152.9224.202.5611.2876.72262,0100.85620.7461.200.74626.0827.300.33470.21181.021.370.4062254.980.1963-3.9052-31.363-27.1991-13.619819.55
Publix Super Markets Inc.
29.93bn1.68bn11.50bn166.00k6.851.055.300.3842.152.1538.3914.032.1915.0756.04180,31412.2616.7814.9416.7827.9628.245.615.380.6852--0.015832.705.203.876.558.70-12.3169.73
Whole Foods Market, Inc.
13.91bn572.00m13.34bn56.70k24.103.5114.200.95911.531.5337.2810.512.5021.8967.71245,39710.289.9313.019.9335.5835.194.113.391.10--0.01640.2710.4110.1818.2436.920.22115.92
Data as of Oct 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 Jun 2014
19.50m5.40%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
18.64m5.16%
Sands Capital Management LLC
as of 30 Jun 2014
16.49m4.57%
Brown Advisory LLC
as of 30 Jun 2014
15.32m4.24%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
14.87m4.12%
BlackRock Fund Advisors
as of 30 Jun 2014
14.17m3.92%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
as of 30 Jun 2014
9.50m2.63%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP
as of 30 Jun 2014
9.28m2.57%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.
as of 30 Jun 2014
8.54m2.36%
Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors)
as of 30 Jun 2014
8.27m2.29%
37.26%
Per cent of shares
held by top holders
Data from 30 Jun 2014 - 30 Jun 2014Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
© Thomson Reuters Click for restrictions.

All markets data located on FT.com is subject to the FT Terms & Conditions.

All content on FT.com is for your general information and use only and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the content does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by FT and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other decisions.

Any information that you receive via FT.com is at best delayed intraday data and not "real time". Share price information may be rounded up/down and therefore not entirely accurate. FT is not responsible for any use of content by you outside its scope as stated in the FT Terms & Conditions.