WFM : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day

    February 26, 2014
    Bear of the Day: Whole Foods Market (WFM) - Bear of the Day
  2. Earnings Guidance Remains Weak - Earnings Trends

    February 20, 2014
    Earnings Guidance Remains Weak - Earnings Trends
  3. Do Falling Earnings Estimates Mean Anything? - Earnings Trends

    February 13, 2014
    Do Falling Earnings Estimates Mean Anything? - Earnings Trends
  4. Can We Trust Chinese Data? - Ahead of Wall Street

    February 12, 2014
    Positive trade data out of China and weak-looking European numbers provide the backdrop for today's market action.
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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
  7. 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 ...
  8. FRT Welcomes WFM at Pleasant Shops - Analyst Blog

    July 11, 2013
    Federal Realty welcomed the world's leading supplier of natural and organic foods - Whole Foods - at its Mass.-based retail ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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 ...
  13. Supervalu Misses, Plans Sellout - Analyst Blog

    January 11, 2013
    Supervalu Inc. (SVU) posted third quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings per share of 3 cents, lower than the Zacks Consensus ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. Kroger Beats, Ups Outlook - Analyst Blog

    November 29, 2012
    The Kroger Company (KR), one of the largest grocery retailers, recently posted better-than-expected first-quarter 2012 results. ...
  16. Big Valuation/Small Miss Wrong Combo For The Fresh Market

    November 29, 2012
    The Fresh Market trips over its own valuation.
  17. Services Stocks, Including China Telecom Corporation Limited, ...

    November 23, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq is up 1.3%; the S&P 500 has increased 1%; and the Dow has climbed 1%. ...
  18. United Natural Foods Has To Spend Money To Make Money

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

    September 10, 2012
    Kroger's low margins impair its long-term value.
  20. 3 Destinations Retailers Expanding Store Counts - Investment ...

    August 23, 2012
    3 Destination Retailer Increasing Store Counts I came across a few tweets last night about what Steve Mandel looks for ...
  21. Today's Major Services Sector Movers: CMG and More

    July 20, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.7%, the S&P 500 down 0.7% and the Dow slipping 0.8%. The Services ...
  22. Huntington Launches Its First ETF (HECO) - ETF News And Commentary

    June 21, 2012
    Huntington Asset Advisors has joined the ETF world with its new family of ETFs, the Huntington Strategy Shares. In the first ...
  23. Premium Foods Not Driving Premium Cash Flow For United Natural

    June 6, 2012
    United Natural has the growth today, but tomorrow's margins are the real concern.
  24. 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%, ...
  25. Earnings Review: LNKD, LF, Z, WFM, MA

    May 8, 2012
    In what turned out to be a week marred by a slack April jobs and one that, to this points, represents the worst weekly performance ...
  26. The Insider's Guide to Food Investing-Including 38 Picks!

    April 19, 2012
    It’s time to be bullish on everything related to food—restaurants, food producers, fertilizers, equipment makers, ...
  27. Winn-Dixie Gets An Early Gift

    December 23, 2011
    Winn-Dixie gets a sizable premium to sell out.
  28. UNFI - Everything Is Right But The Price

    December 1, 2011
    UNFI is doing everything right, but the stock is already there.
  29. The Fresh Market Is A Breath Of Fresh Growth

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

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

    September 2, 2011
    This emerging food retailer is growing well, but the valuation seems overripe.
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. Wet Your Whistle With Beverage Stocks

    June 29, 2011
    With the dog days of summer ahead of us, it may be time for investors to consider adding a glass of beverage stocks to a ...
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