Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Whole Foods Market (WFM) Share Price
Press coverage about Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFM) has trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Whole Foods Market earned a news impact score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 44.8818361267193 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Setting the Stage for Grocery Industry Competition in 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Whole Foods is overtaking Amazon’s brands with $10 million in online sales in just 4 months – Business Insider (businessinsider.com)
- Whole Foods Market Reveals Seasonal Bestsellers & Foodie Favorites to Inspire Holiday Hosts – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- Pecan pie, vegan dinner top Whole Foods’ holiday list | Supermarket … – Supermarket News (supermarketnews.com)
- Walmart and Amazon Compete for the $5 Billion Meal-Kit Market That's Slipping Away From Blue Apron (finance.yahoo.com)
Shares of Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ WFM) traded up $0.01 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $42.00. 760,065 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,545,410. The firm has a market cap of $13,450.00, a PE ratio of 34.71 and a beta of 0.82. Whole Foods Market has a fifty-two week low of $27.67 and a fifty-two week high of $43.84. The company has a quick ratio of 1.29, a current ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.30.
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Whole Foods Market Company Profile
Whole Foods Market, Inc is engaged in the business of natural and organic foods supermarket. The Company operates approximately 456 stores in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Its stores have an average size of approximately 39,000 square feet, and are supported by its distribution centers, bake house facilities, commissary kitchens, seafood-processing facilities, a produce procurement center, and a specialty coffee and tea procurement and roasting operation, among others.
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