Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2014

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.12 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 28, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WFM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WFM was $52.5, representing a -19.96% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.59 and a 29.01% increase over the 52 week low of $40.70.

WFM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao ( CBD ). WFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports WFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 14.57%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WFM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WFM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFM as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Cons. Staples AlphaDEX ( FXG )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund ( IWP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of 10.48% over the last 100 days. FXG has the highest percent weighting of WFM at 4.34%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CBD , FXG , IWP , KR , WFM

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