Whole Foods Market (WFM) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Whole Foods Market (WFM), hence the stock is down -11.96% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -1.01% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -9.77% and the stock has fallen -0.59% in the past 1 week.
Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM): The stock opened at $30.45 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $30.60 for the day. The stock traded down to $30.22 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $30.30 with a loss of -0.30% for the day. The stock had closed at $30.39 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 4,224,354 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 7.05% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 6.63%. Whole Foods Market, Inc. is up 1.78% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -8.37%.
Whole Foods Market (WFM) : The highest short term price target forecast on Whole Foods Market (WFM) is $38 and the lowest target price is $23. A total of 16 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $31.38 with a standard deviation of $4.91.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market) is a retailer of natural and organic foods and grocer. The Company has one operating segment, natural and organic foods supermarkets. As of September 29, 2013, Whole Foods Market operated 362 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Companys offices are supported by its 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. The Companys product selection includes grocery, meat, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, and lifestyle products including books, pet products, and household products. The Companys 365 and 365 Organic Everyday Day Value brands account for approximately half of its brand items.