Whole Foods Market Inc (WFM): Ralph Z Sorenson , director of Whole Foods Market Inc sold 11,500 shares on May 16, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 17, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $30.20 per share for a total value of $348,511.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 17, 2016, Ralph Z Sorenson (director) sold 11,500 shares at $30.20 per share price.On May 10, 2016, Morris J Siegel (director) sold 12,500 shares at $30.40 per share price.Also, On Mar 22, 2016, Shahid M Hassan (director) sold 750 shares at $33.43 per share price.On Mar 11, 2016, James P Sud (EVP Growth & Business Develop) sold 4,000 shares at $33.26 per share price.
Whole Foods Market: On Monday, May 16, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Whole Foods Market which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $30.25 and hit $30.57 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $30.48, with a gain of 0.59% or 0.18 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 33,97,998 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $43 and the company has a market cap of $9,785 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $28.065.
Whole Foods Market Inc. (Whole Foods Market) is a retailer of natural and organic foods and grocer. The Company has one operating segment natural and organic foods supermarkets. As of September 29 2013 Whole Foods Market operated 362 stores in the United States Canada and the United Kingdom. The Companys offices are supported by its headquarters regional offices distribution centers bakehouse facilities commissary kitchens seafood-processing facilities meat and produce procurement centers and a specialty coffee and tea procurement and roasting operation. The Companys product selection includes grocery meat seafood bakery prepared foods and catering coffee tea beer wine cheese nutritional supplements vitamins body care and lifestyle products including books pet products and household products. The Companys 365 and 365 Organic Everyday Day Value brands account for approximately half of its brand items.