| 2016-10-06 13:39:07|
WFM, KR 13:39 10/06 10/06/16
Whole Foods up 5% after Kroger declines comment on rumor
Shares of Whole Foods (WFM) are reaching their highs of the day after Kroger (KR) told Bloomberg that it does not comment on rumors or speculation. Traders earlier in the day attributed the move higher in shares of Whole Foods to speculation of a takeover by Kroger. Whole Foods is up 5%, or $1.48, to $29.44 in afternoon trading.