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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.

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Company Info

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
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2015.

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%