Whole Foods Market (WFM) - FREE Research Report Kugelman Stephanie who is Director at Whole Foods Market sold 17,000 shares at $58.86 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,210 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 80.15% with the 17,000 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $59.05, up $0.19, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whole Foods Market go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
12-Week # shares sold: 100,000
24-Week # shares sold: 343,000
The average volume for Whole Foods Market has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Whole Foods Market has a market cap of $21.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 26.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets. The company offers produce, grocery, meat and poultry, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee and tea, nutritional supplements, and vitamins. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Whole Foods Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on WFM - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Whole Foods Market as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Whole Foods Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.