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How do you buy stock in Whole Foods?

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The Whole Foods common stock is traded on the Nasdaq market and can be purchased by consulting a qualified broker, according to Whole Foods. The trading symbol for the stock on the market is WFM. The company has a dividend policy of supplying cash dividends as that is in the best interests of policy holders. Such a policy is subject to capital availability.

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As of early 2016, the stock was rated a "hold" by the investor advising services site The Street. The stock can also be purchased at such sites such as The Street, which offer broker services for a fee. There is no major evidence to expect a negative or positive performance of the stock in the near future.

The company clearly has strengths such as expanding profit margins and a solid financial position, reports The Street. Weaknesses however counter these strengths, and they include a decreasing net income, weak cash flow and small returns on equity. The Street rates the stock with the grade of a C, with a number rating of 2.67 out of a possible five. As of early 2016, the stock was trading just over $32 a share. It had a 52-week range at this time of a low of $28.73 and a high of $57.57.

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