Cramer: Jana Better Have a Buyer Lined Up for Whole Foods

You knew one day someone would come for them. There's no way the stock of a well-known, profitable brand company like Whole Foods (WFM) could stay at $30 as long as it did before an activist takes a stake and tries to make a change or instigate a sale.

So the announcement that Jana Partners along with some associates has taken an 8.8% stake in the company it shouldn't be all that shocking. Nor should the 10% jump in the stock be all that surprising either. The prospect of a heavyweight activist fund that's had some success moving on Whole Foods was, in the end, a pretty likely occurrence, given the long history of supermarkets attracting activists and the even longer history of constant mergers in the group....1311 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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