WFM (whole foods) Valuation: with 9% COC, value is $49 and at 10% COC value is $36.4. Let us assume 9% COC and proceed, LT growth is 13.3% (consensus analysts estimate). Value is $49 with $19 from Forward earnings, $6 from next 5 years of abnormal earnings growth and $24 from abnormal earnings terminal value. That last component if a big chunk of $49. Not comfortable buying it here. Let the analysts sing their tunes. Stay tight do not get tempted. Better off by putting money to work somewhere else.
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