WFM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Are Consumers Being Deceived About Organic Foods?

    April 20, 2015
    As the world has become more aware of the growing obesity epidemic and the dangers of unhealthy eating habits, many consumers ...
  2. Read This Before You Sell Your Whole Foods Stock

    April 3, 2015
    While Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) stock may have pulled back about 9% in the past month, shares are still up a nice ...
  3. Short This Overvalued Stock Now

    March 12, 2015
    Companies that take radical steps in pursuit of growth are often accorded very rich valuations. Case in point: Amazon.com, ...
  4. Ride This Niche Stock's Steep Uptrend to Double-Digit Gains

    January 23, 2015
    With the S&P 500 oscillating around the psychologically important 2,000 level, I remain cautiously optimistic about the ...
  5. This Food Giant Is Trading At A Huge Discount

    August 22, 2014
    There is a phenomenon known as the “Icahn Lift.” This is the term used when the stock price of a company rises ...
  6. Is Now The Time To Buy These Flagging Stocks?

    July 30, 2014
    These stocks have lost enough value to be relatively cheap. But are they a bargain or a trap? Here's a technical perspective.
  7. Income Trade On Discounted Grocer Could Earn 70% By 2015

    July 14, 2014
    It seems like nothing is ever on sale at high-end natural grocer Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq:WFM) -- but what is on sale is ...
  8. How To Ride the Organic & Natural Products Wave

    May 6, 2014
    With consumers shopping healthier, purveyors of organic and natural foods could be great long-term buys for investors.
  9. Stocks Close to Triangle Breakouts

    March 17, 2014
    Four stocks in a consolidation phase, with the breakout potentially shifting their current trend.
  10. Head And Shoulders Pattern Signals A Move Lower

    February 24, 2014
    These four stocks are very close to completing head and shoulder patterns; bulls should tread carefully and bears may spot ...
  11. 3 Stocks With Deep Value In This Beaten-Down Sector

    February 4, 2014
    Five years after the economy spiraled into recession, U.S. consumers are in a very different place.#-ad_banner-#Chastened ...
  12. In This Hard-Hit Sector, Deep Values Are Emerging

    February 4, 2014
    Five years after the economy spiraled into recession, U.S. consumers are in a very different place.#-ad_banner-#Chastened ...
  13. Make An Extra $35K A Year In The Most Misunderstood Financial ...

    February 4, 2014
    I want to let you in on a secret: Wall Street doesn't make most of its money from the stock market.#-ad_banner-#While ...
  14. Profit From The Emerging Bull Market In This Currency

    February 4, 2014
    As we all know, the goal of trading is to make money. But sometimes traders think like analysts, and being right about a ...
  15. The Fresh Market Can't Put Margin Worries To Bed

    August 29, 2013
    Persistent worries about margins and an accelerated store opening plan run counter to Wall Street's wishes
  16. Will Less Scarcity Value Harm Whole Foods?

    August 6, 2013
    Whole Foods continues to operate at a level well above other grocery retailers.
  17. Apollo Hits A Home Run With Sprouts IPO

    August 6, 2013
    Alternative asset manager Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) took Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Markets (Nasdaq:SFM) public ...
  18. Darden's California Fight A Huge Mistake

    June 24, 2013
    Darden CEO Clarence Otis is fighting California's passage of Assembly Bill 880, which prevents large companies from cutting ...
  19. Strong Growth Can Help United Natural Foods Grow Into Its Multiple

    May 29, 2013
    United Natural Foods continues to grow at a double-digit rate, but the valuation is already rich.
  20. The Fresh Market Facing Its First Real Challenge

    May 29, 2013
    If The Fresh Market can reignite its comp-store growth, momentum investors should return.
  21. Whole Foods Back On Pace

    May 8, 2013
    Whole Foods carries rich multiples, but the growth seems to justify it
  22. Fairway Group Gets The Green

    April 18, 2013
    Grocery store chain Fairway Group (Nasdaq:FWM) sold 16.7 million shares at $13 in its IPO debut April 16. In its first day ...
  23. Whole Foods Disappoints, Comes A Little Closer To Value

    February 15, 2013
    Despite another disappointing quarter, Whole Foods has the potential to produce double-digit revenue growth for the next ...
  24. The 10 Biggest Cash Generators on the S&P 500

    December 20, 2012
    It takes a buck to make a buck. That's true for individual investors and the corporate giants in the S&P 500 alike. Through ...
  25. Foreign-Owned American Companies

    December 10, 2012
    Buying American, or investing in American companies, is not as easy as it once was, especially when American companies aren't ...
  26. Big Valuation/Small Miss Wrong Combo For The Fresh Market

    November 29, 2012
    The Fresh Market trips over its own valuation.
  27. Whole Foods Market Fourth Quarter Earnings Preview

    November 2, 2012
    Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq:WFM) will release its fourth quarter results on Wednesday, November 7, 2012. Analysts are expecting ...
  28. United Natural Foods Has To Spend Money To Make Money

    September 13, 2012
    United Natural is gaining share, but likely needs to add capacity.
  29. Kroger Has The Quality, But Value Is Less Certain

    September 10, 2012
    Kroger's low margins impair its long-term value.
  30. Whole Foods Market Third Quarter Earnings

    July 25, 2012
    Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq:WFM) announced its results for the most recent quarter on July 25, 2012. Whole Foods Market owns ...
  31. The Fresh Market Needs To Be Whole Foods 2.0

    June 1, 2012
    The Fresh Market is posting great growth, as revenue rose nearly 23% this quarter and comp-store sales rose more than 8%, ...
  32. Time To Cash In After Whole Foods Stock Sale

    May 15, 2012
    Whole Foods remains an excellent company with a phenomenal future ahead of it.
  33. 4 Stocks for Health Food Fans

    April 27, 2012
    Organic and natural foods aren't just for hippies and nutrition fanatics anymore. As healthy eating goes mainstream, several ...
  34. When Are Rates Going Up?

    April 17, 2012
    So far, the annual inflation rate has stayed near the Fed's goal of 2%.
  35. Winn-Dixie Gets An Early Gift

    December 23, 2011
    Winn-Dixie gets a sizable premium to sell out.
  36. The Fresh Market Is A Breath Of Fresh Growth

    December 1, 2011
    The Fresh Market is a legit growth concept, but an expensive one.
  37. Smart Balance's Healthy Returns

    October 27, 2011
    Smart Balance just bought Glutino. We look at the reasons why it's a buy.
  38. Does The Fresh Market Have A Real Chance?

    September 2, 2011
    This emerging food retailer is growing well, but the valuation seems overripe.
  39. Dollar General Stuck Between Growth And Value

    August 31, 2011
    Dollar General is posting impressive growth, but the valuation is already impressive.
  40. PHEVs And REITs Finally Say Hello

    August 5, 2011
    With energy prices continuing their long-term climb, the outlook for electric vehicles is glowing. The recent introduction ...
  41. Weis Markets Takes A Different Approach

    July 21, 2011
    Weis Markets posted a second quarter with essentially flat earnings, though revenue increased. The grocery chain has again ...
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