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  • Revenues ($M)
    $15,389
  • Revenue Percent Change
    8.4%
  • Profits ($M)
    $536
  • Profits Percent Change
    -7.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $5,741
  • Employees
    76,300
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $10,099
  • Previous Rank
    214
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    B+

The food retailer operates a chain of upscale supermarkets in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Company Info

Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.
CEO
John P. Mackey, Walter E. Robb IV
Sector
Food and Drug Stores
Industry
Food and Drug Stores
HQ Location
Austin, TX
Websitehttp://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Years on Fortune 500 List12
Employees76,300
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Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,3898.4%
Profits ($M)$536-7.4%
Assets ($M)$5,741-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,769-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$10,099-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.5%
Profits as % of Assets9.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity14.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.48
EPS % Change (from 2014)-5.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15.7%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-32.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)7.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-0.1%