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Last €29.25 EUR
Change Today +0.02 / 0.07%
Volume 1.6K
As of 1:03 PM 08/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

whole foods market inc (WFM) Snapshot

Open
€29.14
Previous Close
€29.23
Day High
€29.52
Day Low
€28.91
52 Week High
03/17/15 - €52.12
52 Week Low
08/24/15 - €25.93
Market Cap
10.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
4.5K
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
357.9M
EX-Date
06/30/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
€0.52
Dividend Yield
1.51%
Current Stock Chart for WHOLE FOODS MARKET INC (WFM)

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whole foods market inc (WFM) Details

Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. The company’s stores offer produce and floral, grocery, meat, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, and body care products, as well as lifestyle products, including books, pet products, and household products. As of August 3, 2015, the company had approximately 405 stores located in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market, Inc. was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

58,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/21/14
Founded in 1978

whole foods market inc (WFM) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $532.2K
Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer and Di...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0
President and Chief Operating officer
Total Annual Compensation: $532.2K
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $532.2K
Executive Vice-President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $532.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

whole foods market inc (WFM) Key Developments

Robbins Arroyo LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit against Whole Foods Market, Inc

Robbins Arroyo LLP announced that a securities fraud class action complaint was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The complaint alleges that officers and directors of Whole Foods Market, Inc. violated the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 between August 9, 2013 and July 30, 2015, by making materially false and misleading statements about Whole Foods' business prospects. Whole Foods operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. According to the complaint, Whole Foods officials failed to disclose that the company routinely overstated the weight of its pre-packaged products and overcharged customers. As a result, Whole Foods deceived the investing public and caused the market price of the company's securities to be artificially inflated. On June 25, 2015, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs announced it had uncovered systematic overcharging for pre-packaged foods at Whole Foods' eight New York City locations. In response, Whole Foods stated that there was no evidence of overcharging and that it would vigorously defend itself against what it described as "overreaching allegations" by NYCDA. Then, on July 29, 2015, the company filed its Form 8-K, announcing its financial and operating results for the quarter ended July 5, 2015. Whole Foods also hosted an earnings call to discuss its financial results, during which it attributed its lower-than-expected quarterly results to news that the company had overcharged its customers.

Investor, Yochanan Markman Files Lawsuit Against Whole Foods Market Inc. over Fallout from Pricing Investigation

A lawsuit filed against Whole Foods Market Inc. alleges that company executives misled shareholders and misrepresented the company's stock value. The suit was filed in the federal U.S. District Court in Austin on August 6 by investor Yochanan Markman. In the suit, Markman alleges that the company's top executives, include co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb, misled investors by failing to disclose the company's issues related to prices that it charged for pre-packaged items sold by-weight. Earlier this year, Whole Foods was the focus of an investigation into overcharging by regulators in New York City. The investigation found that customers were routinely charged inaccurate prices for pre-packaged items sold by weight. Mackey and Robb eventually appeared in a video to apologize to customers for the pricing irregularities, but said that they were not malicious and noted that the pricing irregularities also resulted in customers being under-charged for pre-packaged, by-weight items.

PREIT Announces New Lease Agreement with Whole Foods Market

PREIT announced a new lease with Whole Foods Market to open at Exton Square Mall in Exton, PA. The 55,000-square foot store will complement the plans to redevelop the property, bringing a unique and engaging shopping experience this part of Chester County. Located on a site consisting of approximately 10 acres along Route 100, customers will gain improved access to the new addition as the existing mall, which will be remerchandised.

 

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Valuation WFM Industry Range
Price/Earnings 19.6x
Price/Sales 0.8x
Price/Book 2.9x
Price/Cash Flow 19.4x
TEV/Sales 0.7x
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