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The stock needs a higher low to become attractive.
This one is long overdue.
Whole Foods is no longer the dominant force in organics.
The 365 in-house brand is similarly priced to generic grocery stores.
The stock made a good start in March, but may not be finished.
Whole Foods has lost a staggering 9 million to 14 million customers over the past six quarters.
Stocks fall on Thursday afternoon after House leaders delay a highly anticipated vote on the Republicans' repeal-and-replace health care bill.
UBS analyst Michael Lasser told CNBC that he believes Whole Foods is struggling to fend off its competitors.
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Stocks snap a holding pattern to pull lower on Monday afternoon as a crude oil slump weighS on the energy sector.
Don't lose sight on how much Whole Foods is struggling.
Stocks move mostly higher on Monday morning as a hearing on Russia's involvement in the U.S. election begins on Capitol Hill.
Stock futures move mostly lower on Monday after the weekend's G20 meeting raises fears over protectionist attitudes among the world's largest economies.
U.S. stock futures are lower and European stocks decline Monday after G-20 Finance Ministers drop a pledge to oppose trade protectionism because of resistance from the Trump administration.
In trading on Thursday, shares of Sprouts Farmers Market Inc crossed above their 200 day moving average of $21.17, changing hands as high as $21.89 per share. Sprouts Farmers Market Inc shares are currently trading up about 11% on the day.
A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Sprouts Farmers Market Inc is the #39 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.
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Comparable sales at the organic grocery chain have fallen over the past five consecutive quarters.
Investors in Sprouts Farmers Market Inc saw new options begin trading this week, for the September 15th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 233 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a possible opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.