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|Subject: Foolish Forecast: Sowing Wild Oats||Date: 11/3/2005 3:02 PM|
|Author: TMFTwitty||Number: 290 of 300|
Foolish Forecast: Sowing Wild Oats
By Rich Smith
November 3, 2005
Not all health foods stores are created equal.
For a study in contrasts, look at Motley Fool Stock Advisor pick Whole Foods (Nasdaq: WFMI), which isn't just bigger than its tiny rival Wild Oats (Nasdaq: OATS) -- it's a qualitatively better business as well. Better profit margins (positive as opposed to negative). Better returns on equity (likewise). Better dividends (existent as opposed to non). In short, better all around....
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