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  • Previous Rank
    181
  • Revenues ($M)
    $15,724
  • Revenue Percent Change
    2.2%
  • Profits ($M)
    $507
  • Profits Percent Change
    -5.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $6,341
  • Employees
    73,515
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $9,468

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
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Food & Drug Stores
Industry
Food and Drug Stores
HQ Location
Austin, TX
Websitehttp://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Years on Fortune 500 List13
Employees73,515
Figures are for fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2016.

Whole Foods Market Rank History

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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$15,7242.2%
Profits ($M)$507-5.4%
Assets ($M)$6,341-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,224-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$9,468-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues3.2%
Profits as % of Assets8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.55
EPS % Change (from 2015)4.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.9%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)8.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)-6.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)-0.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)4%