Down, but Not Out?

Whole Foods (WFM) is down 7.2% year-to-date vs. a 10% increase for the S&P 500. You have to go back to 2009 to find a time when Whole Foods underperformed the S&P. With lowered expectations, is now the time to acquire the shares while nobody is looking?

 It's been an ugly six months for the food retailer. When Whole Foods reported its fiscal 2012 fourth-quarter results, the company broke its two-year winning streak. Although Whole Foods beat the analyst estimate by a penny, forward guidance seemed uncertain. Investors were somewhat disappointed by the lack of perfection in the quarter and the stock drifted lower into the new year....256 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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