|Bid||79.75 x 2500|
|Ask||79.79 x 3000|
|Day's Range||79.68 - 79.93|
|52 Week Range||73.15 - 84.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.35%|
On June 16, 2017, Amazon, the world's largest diversified online retailer, announced its intention to acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion in an all-cash transaction.
Negative comps and gross margin pressures have taken their toll on Whole Foods Market’s (WFM) profitability. The retailer recorded an operating margin of 4.8% in fiscal 1H17.
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