United Natural Foods, Inc. ( www.unfi.com ) (NasdaqGS: UNFI) together with its subsidiaries, distributes natural, organic, and specialty foods, as well as non food products in the United States. It was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.
It is the largest wholesale trader of organic goods nationally, and as of August 1, 2009, it had 13 natural retail stores located primarily in Florida.
As of August 4, 2010, it had a 52 week stock price range of $23.03 – 35.72. As of August 1, 2009 it had a net income of $59,184,000 and long term debt of $53,858,000.
It has many green initiatives including renewable energy use, recycling, LEED certifications, and reducing shipping distances.
This is a Green Business. It is properly valued because of its rating, stock price range, and debt to income ratio. It is in a favorable position, because of its lead in the organic wholesale market.
United Natural Foods, Inc. website
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