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A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) recently:

  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at Wolfe Research to an “underperform” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at Canaccord Genuity to a “sell” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at BMO Capital Markets to a “market perform” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at Sterne Agee to a “neutral” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at Deutsche Bank to a “hold” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was downgraded by analysts at Jefferies Group to a “hold” rating.
  • Whole Foods Market was upgraded by analysts at Argus from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $48.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) opened at 38.76 on Friday. Whole Foods Market, Inc. has a 52-week low of $37.31 and a 52-week high of $65.59. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $47.88 and a 200-day moving average of $53.60. The company has a market cap of $14.395 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.84. Whole Foods Market also was the target of a large growth in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 21,102,483 shares, a growth of 27.7% from the April 15th total of 16,520,089 shares. Approximately 5.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 5,212,491 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days.

Whole Foods Market, Inc (NASDAQ:WFM), is a retailer of natural and organic foods.

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