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    Ratio's of a company's current position

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    I have attached an Excel spreadsheet listing the current ratio's as of December 2012. Can you please help in explaining their position compared to the industry standard? Please provide alternative's as to how to improve or what might be going on.


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    I'm attaching the original Excel document with explanations of ratios with notes next to each entry. Overall, the performance of Whole Foods is very good. It exceeds the industry in almost every category, and exceeds the S&P in many categories. In order to be sure of their relative position regarding the S&P averages, we would have to ...

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    This discussion provides an analysis of a large specialty grocery firm's financial position and relative competitive standpoint within the industry. It also provides a process for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the firm, and steps to improve the position. Reference is Whole Foods.