More on Whole Foods Market's (WFM) FQ4: The company shoots par with analyst estimates for the...

More on Whole Foods Market's (WFM) FQ4: The company shoots par with analyst estimates for the quarter as comparable-store sales rose 8.5%. Seven new stores were added during the period. Sees sales growth of 12% to 14% in FY13 and EPS falling in a range of $2.83-$2.87. A one-time charge due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy is slated for FQ1. Shares -4.1% AH. (PR)

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  • Gary J
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    And earnings up 49%. Solid quarter that should not hurt the stock even though people still look for ways to short it.
    7 Nov 2012, 05:59 PM Reply Like
  • surfnspy
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    A new WFM just opened in my town (Newport Beach, CA) and it is PACKED! I have no position in WFM but, may consider it after witnessing the traffic day in/day out. I'm talking BUYERS not shoppers. Just sayin.
    7 Nov 2012, 11:20 PM Reply Like
  • Gary J
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    They are all that way.
    8 Nov 2012, 08:36 AM Reply Like
  • Jildaz
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    I live in Vancouver BC and we have 4 WFM in the area and they are going to open 2 or 3 more stores that I know of. It is packed all the time. Lunch is a big thing with the salad bar/hot bar. They definitely have an advantage on the other grocery stores. I'm pretty sure they are opening up in other provinces also.
    I shop at all the stores at different hours, it is a good way to see what people are buying/how much and to see how busy the stores are, What the employees are like. I do the same with the competitors, the big nationals and the locals. For me this is a long.
    9 Nov 2012, 01:18 PM Reply Like
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