Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market owns organic supermarkets. The company raised its fourth-quarter dividend 40% to 14 cents a share. Whole Foods sales increased 12.2% in the fourth quarter.
Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 0.8%
Rated "A (Buy)" By TheStreet Ratings: Whole Foods' fourth-quarter gross profit margin was about the same as a year ago.The company has average liquidity with a Quick Ratio of 1.05. This means that the company can technically cover its short-term cash needs. In the fourth quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 26.04% from a year ago. TheStreet Ratings' price target on Whole Foods is $95.48. The stock closed Monday at $72.89.