After posting their strongest quarterly results in the past five years, Whole Foods may accelerate store growth, raise the dividend or repurchase stock, according to C0-CEO John Mackey. Here are some of the key stats from the company’s fiscal second quarter:
Net income rose 33.3% to $89.9 million.
Sales increased 12% to $2.4 billion.
Comparable and identical store sales increased 7.8%.
For the first half of the year:
Net income rose 45.7% to $178.7 million.
Sales increased 13% to $5.4 billion.
Comparable and identical store sales increased 8.5%.