Who here gets excited to go to Safeway? Anyone? Anyone? Exactly.
Similarly, most grocery store stocks are about as appetizing as that mystery dish hiding at the back of the fridge. With one notable exception...
Whole Foods Market -- besides being a a store that makes shopping an experience, not a chore -- is one of the few supermarkets that we Stock Pick Chicks deem worthy of our investing dollars.
Yes, it boasts impressive revenue growth, high margins, and manageable debt. But what makes it particularly appealing to female investors like us are a the intangible positive factors that so many male investors brush off as "soft metrics" when they crunch the numbers.
Sure, the competition might be cheaper, but when fellow stock picking chick Alyce Lomax and I dug in, we found that on so many levels Whole Foods makes a much tastier investment:
What do you think of Whole Foods -- the store AND the stock?
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