Whole Foods Market, Inc.(NASDAQ:WFM) Downward Trend

Whole Foods Market, Inc.(NASDAQ:WFM) Downward Trend

Whole Foods Market, Inc.(NASDAQ:WFM) Downward Trend

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Short term: Prices are moving.

Intermediate term: Prices are trending.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.

The projected upper bound is: 31.03.

The projected lower bound is: 27.40.

The projected closing price is: 29.22.



A white body occurred (because prices closed higher than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 6 white candles and 4 black candles for a net of 2 white candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 26 white candles and 23 black candles for a net of 3 white candles.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 31.4587. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a buy 23 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 35.04. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 62 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -204.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 8 period(s) ago.


The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 1 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

WHOLE FOODS MKT closed up 0.180 at 29.260. Volume was 36% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 53% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
29.090 29.450 28.900 29.260 8,283,451

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bearish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 30.40 31.58 31.39
Volatility: 33 36 37
Volume: 5,100,648 5,755,598 5,954,398

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.


WHOLE FOODS MKT is currently 6.8% below its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is extremely high when compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. There is a good possibility that volatility will decrease and prices will stabilize in the near term. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of WFM.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on WFM.O and have had this outlook for the last 27 periods.


Whole Foods Market, Inc. is engaged in operating natural and organic foods supermarkets. The Company’s brands include Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws and Engine 2 Plant-Strong. As of April 10, 2016, the Company operated 441 stores, which include 421 stores in 42 states in the United States and the District of Columbia, 11 stores in Canada, and 9 stores in the United Kingdom. The Company offers approximately 25,000 organic stock keeping units (SKUs) company-wide, covering all areas of its store, including produce, packaged goods, bulk, frozen, dairy, meat, bakery, prepared foods, coffee, tea, beer, wine, cheese, nutritional supplements, vitamins, body care, pet foods, and household goods. The Company also has over 100 new and re-branded dietary supplements; pollinator-friendly almonds and almond butters; a collection of organic barbecue sauces; a collection of body care products for babies, and an expanded item assortment for the holiday season.
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