Whole Foods Market (WFM) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.71%
  • Dividend

     0.72
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     22.0%
  • Dividend increased

     6 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     60%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/11/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/28/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 90.0%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     15 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     23.7
  • Tweed factor

     23.7
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
90.0%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
31.5%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
-100.0%
Price change from 52 week high   
-4.2%
Price change from 50 days average   
0.4%
Price change from 200 days average   
15.6%
Price info
Change
0.00 (0.00%)


Last price
41.99 USD


Day range
41.99 - 42.00


Year range
27.67 - 43.84

Financial health
Current ratio
1.63


Debt/equity ratio
32.34


Cash
809.00M


Debt
1.06B


Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
0


Price/book (P/B)


Forward price/earning (P/E)
0.00


Price/sales (P/S)


PEG
0.00


Market cap

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.3600,0.3000,0.0000
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
-100.0%
0.6500,0.4100,0.4300
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
-18.7%
10 year history
0.3600,0.3000,0.0000,0.0000,0.2000,0.2800,0.4000,0.4800,0.5200,0.5400
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
4.6%
0.6500,0.4100,0.4300,0.7200,0.9700,1.2600,1.4700,1.5600,1.4800,1.4800
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
9.6%
5.1500,5.3700,5.7900,6.9000,8.3600,9.8200,10.1600,10.5800,11.6700,10.0500
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
7.7%
49.9000,95.4000,0.0000,0.0000,20.7000,22.2000,25.5000,30.0000,30.5000,35.1000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
-3.8%
284.0000,280.0000,281.0000,343.0000,355.0000,369.0000,375.0000,371.0000,361.0000,355.0000
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
2.5%
Other companies in the grocery stores industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
Canada   Empire Company 22 yrs1.51%7.1%
USA   Casey's General Stores 18 yrs0.96%9.1%
USA   Kroger Company 12 yrs2.48%14.3%
United Kingdom   Sainsbury (J) 11 yrs7.42%3.6%
Canada   Alimentation Couche-Tard 7 yrs0.48%27.8%
Company profile
Empoloyees
58,100


Sector


Website


Founded
1978


Industry


SEC filings




Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. The company?s stores offer produce and floral, grocery, meat, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, and body care products, as well as lifestyle p...
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Address:
550 Bowie Street, Austin, TX, 78703

Phone:
+1 512 477-4455
The dividend of WFM is 0.72 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 41.99, the yield is 1.71%. The dividend has been raised for 6 years in a row (since 2011). WFM has a payout ratio of 60%, meaning that 60% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 15 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 22.0%. 6/28/2017 is the ex-dividend date for Whole Foods Market, while 7/11/2017 is the dividend pay date. This US company was founded in 1978 and has 58,100 employees. services is their sector and grocery stores is their industry. We have awarded the company a dividend rating of 2.9 out of 5 stars.






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