The stock of Whole Foods Market Incorporated (NASDAQ:WFM) registered a decrease of 12.16% in short interest. WFM’s total short interest was 32.49 million shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 12.16% from 36.98M shares, reported previously. With 5.28 million shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their WFM’s short positions. The short interest to Whole Foods Market Incorporated’s float is 10.29%. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.04 during the last trading session, hitting $28.42. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) has declined 7.91% since February 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.16% the S&P500.
Whole Foods Market, Inc. is engaged in operating natural and organic foods supermarkets. The company has a market cap of $9.00 billion. The Company’s brands include Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws and Engine 2 Plant-Strong. It has a 19.76 P/E ratio. As of April 10, 2016, the Company operated 441 stores, which include 421 stores in 42 states in the United States and the District of Columbia, 11 stores in Canada, and 9 stores in the United Kingdom.
Out of 16 analysts covering Whole Foods Market Inc (NASDAQ:WFM), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. Whole Foods Market Inc has been the topic of 23 analyst reports since October 19, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Barclays Capital initiated the stock on September 23 with “Equal Weight” rating.
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