Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

Whole Foods brings the world of natural and organic foods into the supermarket format.

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Player Avatar Joulesh (29.85) Submitted: 11/20/2012 1:18:00 PM : Underperform Start Price: $45.20 WFM Score: +12.79

Overvalued and must maintain it's high growth rate. High debt to cash ratio, high PEG.

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Member Avatar ukta (< 20) Submitted: 11/29/2012 12:12:58 AM
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I agree. Also currently down trending from insider selling despite heavy influx of new money. CEO Mackey's conduct in surreptitious emails badmouthing a smaller competitor to depress market valuation prior to takeover was unethical if not criminal.

Member Avatar LouPinella (< 20) Submitted: 1/2/2013 5:46:20 PM
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High PEG? Sure, I can buy that argument; but debt to cash? From their November report, they've got $1.5 billion (with a "B") in cash and equivalents, and total debt of $24.1 million (with an "M"). A ratio of 0.016 isn't high in my book.

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