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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2015

Whole Foods Market, Inc. ( WFM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 21, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WFM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.33% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $52.03, the dividend yield is 1%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WFM was $52.03, representing a -9.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.57 and a 44.21% increase over the 52 week low of $36.08.

WFM is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Kroger Company ( KR ) and Etablissements Delhaize Freres et Cie "Le Lion" S.A. ( DEG ). WFM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.6. Zacks Investment Research reports WFM's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.47%, compared to an industry average of -8.1%.

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 Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF ( JKH )
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF ( EWRM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXG with an increase of 8.73% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WFM at 4.01%.

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


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

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