Whole Foods Market, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WFM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an -28.57% decrease from the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $58.24, the dividend yield is .69%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WFM was $58.24,
representing a -1.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $59.35 and
a 43.11% increase over the 52 week low of $40.70.
WFM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Fairway Group Holdings Corp. (
) and Kroger Company (
). WFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.45. Zacks Investment Research reports WFM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.78%, compared to an
industry average of .3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WFM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WFM as a top-10 holding:
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Growth Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of
11.72% over the last 100 days. RHS has the highest percent
weighting of WFM at 2.6%.