Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Whole Foods Market) is a natural and organic foods supermarkets. As of September 25, 2011, Whole Foods Market operated 311 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Company's stores average 38,000 square feet in size and 10 years in age, and are supported by its Austin headquarters, regional offices, distribution centers, bakehouse facilities, commissary kitchens, seafood-processing facilities, meat and produce procurement centers, and a specialty coffee, tea procurement and roasting operation. As of September 25, 2011, it operated 311 stores, of which 299 stores operated in 38 United States and the District of Columbia; seven stores in Canada; and five stores in the United Kingdom. It owns 12 stores, two distribution facilities and land for one store in development, including the adjacent property. It also owns a building on leased land, which is leased to third parties, and has one store in development on leased land.
|Headquarters||550 Bowie Street|
AUSTIN, TX, United States 78703-4644
|Independent Chairman of the Board||John Elstrott|
|President, Chief Operating Officer||A. Gallo|
|Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director||John Mackey|
|Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director||Walter Robb|
|Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President||Glenda Flanagan|
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|Shares Out.||370.9M||Book Value||$10.25|
|Annual Dividend Rate||$0.40||Price/Sales (TTM)||1.5|
|Ex-Div Date||7/2/13||P/Cash Flow (TTM)||22.7x|
|Pay Date||7/16/13||Operating Margin||6.60%|
*GAAP = prior to non-GAAP analyst adjusted earnings.