Whole Foods Slumps After Earnings
Nov 8th 2012 8:23PM
Updated Nov 8th 2012 8:28PM
In this video, Motley Fool Analyst Isaac Pino talks about Whole Foods (NAS: WFM) , a company that's normally notorious for posting great numbers during earnings season. But, yesterday, to everyone's surprise, its numbers actually fell after reporting. Pino highlights a slowdown in same-store sales, and the crunch between higher costs and increased competition from low-price competitors, like Wal-Mart (NYS: WMT) and Target (NYS: TGT) as some of the factors that contributed to the drop, despite good earnings and revenue. He also tells us what the current dip in price means for Whole Foods buyers, and when would be the right time to buy.
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