However, on an adjusted basis, Whole Foods earned 36 cents per share, ahead of the 33 cents per share projected by a Thomson Reuters survey. UBS AG started coverage on shares of Whole Foods Market in a research note on Thursday, March 23rd.
Revenue of $3.73 billion a touch higher than Wall Street's estimate of $3.72 billion. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Whole Foods Market, Inc. will post $1.30 EPS for the current fiscal year. The business's quarterly revenue was up.6% on a year-over-year basis. About 4.02M shares traded.
Sales increased 0.6% to a record $3.7 billion. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $40.01 and a 200-day moving average price of $34.10.
The stock Hit its 1-year high of $43.84 on 06/23/17 and its 1-year low price of $27.67 on 09/14/16.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 11th. It has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 28th.
During Q3, Whole Foods opened six stores, including one relocation. The stock now has a Market Cap of $13.36B.
Investors closely watching shares of Electronic Arts Inc (EA) may want to focus in on the current opinion signal for the stock. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 5,746 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $158,129.92. It looks like analysts are feeling bearish about the stock with overall sell-side analysts calling it a Buy. Market Capitalization if basically the market value of the company's shares outstanding. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. The price volatility's Average True Range for 14 days was 0.42. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 89.32% of the company's stock. During the trading on 07/25/2017, Company's stock ranged from $24.63 to $23.98.
06/19/2017 - Whole Foods Market, Inc. was downgraded to " by analysts at SunTrust. Kentucky Retirement Systems purchased a new stake in Whole Foods Market during the fourth quarter worth approximately $711,000.
During the quarter, the company generated cash flow from operations of $277 million and incurred capital expenditures of $132 million, resulting in free cash flow of $145 million. Acropolis Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Whole Foods Market by 3.0% in the first quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 1,254,569 shares of the company's stock worth $38,591,000 after buying an additional 800,344 shares in the last quarter.
Following U.S. election volatility some analysts have updated their recommended target prices on shares of Whole Foods Market, Inc. A stock rating will usually tell the investor how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts believe is a fair value for the stock, based on an objective evaluation of the company.
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Whole Foods Market Inc., which has agreed to be bought by Amazon.com Inc. for $13.7-billion, on Wednesday reported a quarterly profit decline after same-store sales fell for the eighth quarter in a row.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on the company.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. Credit Suisse Group reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of Whole Foods Market in a report on Wednesday, April 5th.
Sustainable Growth Advisers Lp increased Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM) stake by 5.5% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing.
05/11/2017 - Whole Foods Market, Inc. had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Deutsche Bank. The stock has "Sell" rating by Northcoast on Wednesday, June 15. Vetr upgraded Whole Foods Market from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $46.16 target price for the company in a research note on Friday, July 14th. Whole Foods Market now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $37.42.