Whole Foods Market
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Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Whole Foods Market's revenues will grow 13.4% and EPS will increase 15.6%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.09 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.37.
Last quarter, Whole Foods Market booked revenue of $3.03 billion. GAAP reported sales were 13% higher than the prior-year quarter's $2.67 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.38. GAAP EPS of $0.38 for Q2 were 19% higher than the prior-year quarter's $0.32 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 36.4%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 7.6%, 40 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 4.7%, 30 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $13.03 billion. The average EPS estimate is $1.45.
The stock has a four-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 4,708 members out of 5,271 rating the stock outperform, and 563 members rating it underperform. Among 1,659 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 1,573 give Whole Foods Market a green thumbs-up, and 86 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Whole Foods Market is outperform, with an average price target of $51.09.
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