WFM Whole Foods Market

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  • WFM
  • Price as of: Aug 31, 05:00 PM EDT
  • $32.76
  • -$0.09
  • -0.3%
  • Industry
  • Grocery stores
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WFM Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.59% Services Average 2.85%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.52 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    31.0% EPS $1.68
  • Dividend Growth
    3 yrs Since 2012
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Growth History

WFM Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for WFM 33.9% 20.0% 3 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WFM Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.4800 2014 20.0%
$0.4000 2013 42.9%
Historical Dividend Data

WFM Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1300 2015-06-09 2015-06-30 2015-07-02 2015-07-14 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2015-03-10 2015-04-08 2015-04-10 2015-04-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2014-11-05 2015-01-14 2015-01-16 2015-01-27 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2014-09-11 2014-09-24 2014-09-26 2014-10-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2014-06-12 2014-07-01 2014-07-03 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2014-02-24 2014-04-09 2014-04-11 2014-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1200 2013-11-06 2014-01-15 2014-01-17 2014-01-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-09-10 2013-09-25 2013-09-27 2013-10-08 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-06-12 2013-07-02 2013-07-05 2013-07-16 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2013-05-06 2013-05-30 2013-05-17 2013-05-29 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1000 2013-03-15 2013-04-10 2013-04-12 2013-04-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-11-07 2013-01-16 2013-01-18 2013-01-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$1.0000 2012-11-07 2012-12-06 2012-12-10 2012-12-21 Yes Special N/A
$0.0700 2012-09-06 2012-09-26 2012-09-28 2012-10-09 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2012-05-30 2012-06-27 2012-06-29 2012-07-10 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2012-03-09 2012-04-03 2012-04-05 2012-04-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2011-11-02 2012-01-11 2012-01-13 2012-01-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-09-08 2011-09-15 2011-09-19 2011-09-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-06-07 2011-06-22 2011-06-24 2011-07-05 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2011-02-28 2011-04-08 2011-04-12 2011-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2010-12-08 2011-01-06 2011-01-10 2011-01-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-06-11 2008-07-09 2008-07-11 2008-07-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-03-13 2008-04-09 2008-04-11 2008-04-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-11-20 2008-01-09 2008-01-11 2008-01-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2007-09-20 2007-10-10 2007-10-12 2007-10-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2007-06-06 2007-07-11 2007-07-13 2007-07-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2007-03-05 2007-04-11 2007-04-13 2007-04-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0900 2006-11-02 2007-01-10 2007-01-12 2007-01-22 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0750 2006-09-28 2006-10-11 2006-10-13 2006-10-23 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0750 2006-06-14 2006-07-12 2006-07-14 2006-07-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0750 2006-04-05 2006-04-11 2006-04-14 2006-04-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5000 2005-11-09 2006-01-11 2006-01-13 2006-01-23 Unknown Special N/A
$0.0750 2005-11-09 2006-01-11 2006-01-13 2006-01-23 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2005-11-09 2005-12-28 2005-12-12 2005-12-27 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0625 2005-09-14 2005-10-12 2005-10-14 2005-10-24 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2005-06-08 2005-07-13 2005-07-15 2005-07-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0625 2005-04-05 2005-04-13 2005-04-15 2005-04-25 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0475 2005-01-05 2005-01-07 2005-01-17 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-09-22 2004-10-06 2004-10-08 2004-10-18 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-06-29 2004-07-07 2004-07-09 2004-07-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2004-03-22 2004-04-06 2004-04-09 2004-04-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2003-11-12 2004-01-02 2004-01-06 2004-01-16 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2001-05-10 2001-06-05 2001-05-21 2001-06-04 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

WFM Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Services
Industry: Grocery Stores

Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) engages in the ownership and operation of natural and organic foods supermarkets. It offers produce, seafood, grocery, meat and poultry, bakery, prepared foods and catering, specialty (beer, wine, and cheese), whole body (nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, and educational products), floral, pet products, and household products. The company operates over 300 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods was founded in 1978 and is based in Austin, Texas. Whole Foods is affected by changing consumer preferences, as more consumers choose to eat natural and organic foods. As well, it is impacted by the intense competition in the industry, as natural and organic foods tend to be more expensive than other foods. Whole Foods has been paying dividends 2004, and has increased them consecutively annually since 2012. Whole Foods pays dividends quarterly.

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