Whole Foods Market, Inc. (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 06, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $2 per share scheduled for December 21, 2012.
Shareholders who purchased WFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
1328.57% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock
price of $92.41.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFM was $92.41,
representing a -9.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $101.87 and
a 40.51% increase over the 52 week low of $65.77.
WFM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Kroger Company (
) and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (
). WFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.52. Zacks Investment Research reports WFM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 14.88%, compared to an
industry average of -1.9%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to WFM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFM as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage (
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWR with an increase of
7.04% over the last 100 days. PBJ has the highest percent weighting
of WFM at 4.92%.