Stock Price of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Increases 1.81%

Whole Foods Market, Inc. s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has dropped -2% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -1.27% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is down -1.01% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks since the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Whole Foods Market, Inc. has a negative value of -1.13 compared to overall market performance. Stocks of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) rallied by 1.81% during the past week but lost 1.11% on a 4-week basis. The company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.99% in the past week but underperformed the index by 2.88% in the last 4 weeks.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.01 points or 0.03% at $30.34 with 10,667,069 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $30.43, the shares hit an intraday low of $30.17 and an intraday high of $30.87 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $9,663 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 318,490,730 shares. The 52-week high of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) is $35.58 and the 52-week low is $27.67.

Whole Foods Market Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Nov 2, 2016. The company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24. The company had revenue of $3497.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3509.25 million. The companys revenue was up 1.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Whole Foods Market was Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Feb 9, 2017 to Market Perform, Lowers Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $30 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 16, 2016, James P Sud (EVP Growth & Business Develop) sold 1,700 shares at 31.30 per share price.On Dec 16, 2016, Glenda J Flanagan (EVP & Chief Financial Officer) sold 4,592 shares at 31.38 per share price.On Nov 21, 2016, Scott A Allshouse (Regional President) sold 46 shares at 31.00 per share price.

Whole Foods Market is the largest purveyor of natural foods in the world. They own and operate the countrys largest chain of natural food supermarkets. They are like an old-fashioned neighborhood grocery store, an organic farmers market, a European bakery, a New York deli, and a modern supermarket all rolled into one! The Company also offers a wide variety of non-perishable natural products on its Web site at http://wholefoods.com.

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