Purchasing Whole Foods Market Stock

Our stock is traded on Nasdaq under the trading symbol WFM.

Please contact a brokerage firm to purchase WFM stock. We do not offer a direct stock purchase plan.

WHOLE FOODS MARKET CASH DIVIDENDS

Subject to capital availability and a determination that cash dividends continue to be in the best interest of the Company's shareholders, it is the intention of the Board of Directors to pay a quarterly dividend on an ongoing basis.

DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PROGRAM (DRIP)

Currently, we do not offer a dividend reinvestment program. However, a number of brokerage firms do offer this service. Please check with your broker for more information.

TAX FORMS

Dividends are typically considered taxable income which is reported annually to the IRS on Form 1099-DIV and will be mailed to shareholders following the end of the calendar year. Please contact Securities Transfer Corporation, or your brokerage firm, if you have not received your Form 1099-DIV.

Please contact your financial advisor or tax accountant with tax related questions.