1. Buy the flag now (45 min ago).
2. Watch the gap below, if price goes to $54.50, buy more.
WFM barely beat . Why? Because they opened up many new stores. Those new stores will take time to become profitable.
Inverse correlation on the monthly between grocery stores ( NGVC , KR , SFM , WFM ) to oil price ( CL1! ).
When oil goes up, grocery comes back down.
Many Whole Foods stores are also a sort of restaurant, like a mini-Chipotle, sandwich shop/deli. The food is popular and a lot of people use it. The strategy of new locations coincides with the New Urbanism trend. WFM took a strategy of putting the WFM below the apartments/condos.