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Whole Foods Market


The food retailer operates a chain of upscale supermarkets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.


John P. Mackey, Walter E. Robb IV


Food and Drug Stores


Food and Drug Stores

HQ Location

Austin, TX

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,3898.4%
Profits ($M)$536-7.4%
Assets ($M)$5,741
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,769
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$10,099
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues3.5%
Profits as % of Assets9.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.2%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)1.48
EPS % Change (from 2014)-5.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11.6%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)-32.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)7.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-0.1%
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News about Whole Foods Market

You Can Now Shop at Whole Foods and Costco With Google Home

Customers can buy items from more than 50 retailers.

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Whole Foods Is Closing Nine Stores After a Year of Sluggish Sales

The natural food grocer faces tough competition from other retailers like Kroger and Wal-Mart.

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Whole Foods Now Has a 'Produce Butcher' to Chop Your Fruit and Veggies

An on-site employee will "cut, slice, dice, julienne, chop, and grate" produce items for shoppers

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Whole Foods Is Closing Its 3 Ready-to-Eat Meal Kitchens

In June, inspectors warned one of violations that could result in food "contaminated with filth."

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Videos about Whole Foods Market

Take a Look Inside Whole Foods’ New 365 Store

The company is trying to attract more millennials.

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What’s Happening to Healthy Eating This Month?

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Whole Foods responds after a day of layoffs

Walter Robb, Co-CEO of Whole Foods Market sits down with Fortune Editor Alan Murray to discuss their decision to layoff 1,500 employees.

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Whole Foods Co-CEOs apologize for overcharging

John Mackey and Walter Robb say they are implementing a three-part plan to address the company's pricing mistakes.

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What two-faced consumers think about Whole Foods

Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher, Phil Wahba, Jennifer Reingold and Brian O’Keefe discuss how Panera and Whole Foods have changes their offerings.

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