Consumer ServicesFood & Drug Retailers
  • Price (USD)36.46
  • Today's Change0.75 / 2.10%
  • Shares traded75.00
  • 1 Year change22.51%
  • Beta0.6917
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About the company

Whole Foods Market, Inc. is engaged in the business of natural and organic foods supermarket. The Company operates approximately 456 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Its stores have an average size of approximately 39,000 square feet, and are supported by its distribution centers, bake house facilities, commissary kitchens, seafood-processing facilities, a produce procurement center, and a specialty coffee and tea procurement and roasting operation, among others. It offers over 30,000 organic stock keeping units (SKUs), covering various 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's brands include 365 Everyday Value, Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws, and Engine 2 Plant-Strong. It also offers approximately 400 temporary exclusives.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)15.81bn
  • Net income in USD445.00m
  • Incorporated1978
  • Employees60.03k
  • Location
    Whole Foods Market Inc550 Bowie StAUSTIN 78703-4644United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (512) 477-4455
  • Fax+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 Inc4.05bn124.31m3.00bn24.00k26.654.5814.660.74170.82470.824727.044.802.8215.49177.27168,599.408.677.0010.468.2529.2129.483.072.910.229814.390.36380.0012.6229.62-3.63--45.78--
CST Brands Inc11.12bn324.00m3.67bn9.61k11.382.986.540.32994.254.25146.0016.222.7140.8367.381,157,418.007.416.6910.529.1712.9510.332.731.580.6133.150.45835.49-2.95-2.89117.458.2523.27--
Casey's General Stores Inc7.24bn194.45m4.41bn14.45k22.943.6311.430.60944.914.91182.8631.012.5727.90247.70501,216.606.897.027.948.4623.0717.172.682.030.42928.200.433618.78-8.314.7925.1119.0212.869.15
Whole Foods Market, Inc.15.81bn445.00m11.61bn60.03k26.363.5311.790.73451.381.3849.2310.342.5118.5968.31263,434.907.059.558.8312.0234.2735.262.813.771.1019.690.24243.872.189.24-5.418.1514.1721.75
Publix Super Markets Inc.34.27bn2.03bn15.39bn191.00k----5.810.44912.632.6344.5517.652.0314.2947.64179,445.6011.9812.4714.5115.2127.8328.005.915.780.9761--0.018234.755.074.753.096.3119.0810.36
Data as of Apr 24 2017. Currency figures normalised to Whole Foods Market Inc's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

41.06%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201629.78m9.35%
JANA Partners LLCas of 10 Apr 201722.78m7.15%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Dec 201614.41m4.53%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 31 Dec 201613.85m4.35%
Sands Capital Management LLCas of 31 Dec 201611.67m3.66%
Select Equity Group LPas of 31 Dec 201610.88m3.42%
Neuberger Berman Investment Advisers LLCas of 31 Dec 20167.60m2.39%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 31 Dec 20167.51m2.36%
Goldman Sachs Asset Management LPas of 31 Dec 20166.26m1.97%
Parnassus Investmentsas of 31 Dec 20166.06m1.90%
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