Trader’s Recap : Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Standard Motor Products Inc. (NYSE:SMP), Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO),

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM)— feeling the heat of new competition in the natural and organic arena — is about to test a program that will reward folks just for shopping there. Beginning this month, the organic and natural grocery chain will test its first-ever national affinity program, Whole Foods Market Rewards, at its store in Princeton, N.J., followed by a larger test in the Philadelphia market later this year. If the program is a hit, it could roll out nationally by late 2015, spokesman Michael Silverman says. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) belongs to Services sector. Its net profit margin is 4.10% and weekly performance is 2.81%. On last trading day company shares ended up $39.17. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 2.70%.

General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) says it is not aware of any deaths or injuries resulting from the defect. The recall affects GM’s Cadillac XTS model from 2013 and 2014 and recent versions of the Chevrolet Impala. Most of the owners are in the US and Canada. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) shares fell -0.26% in last trading session and ended the day at $33.94. GM Gross Margin is 9.40% and its return on assets is 2.80%. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) quarterly performance is -5.49%.

Standard Motor Products (NYSE:SMP) VP Eric Sills sold 2,480 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $38.32, for a total value of $95,033.60. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 5,169 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $198,076. On 19 September, Standard Motor Products Inc. (NYSE:SMP) shares fell -0.79% and was closed at $35.31. SMP EPS growth in last 5 year was 32.00%. Standard Motor Products Inc. (NYSE:SMP) year to date (YTD) performance is -3.34%.

Morgan Stanley reaffirmed their sell rating on shares of Sprint (NYSE:S) in a report released on Friday. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is -5.40% and weekly performance is -1.71%. On last trading day company shares ended up $6.88. Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 3.53%.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s upcoming public offering will give Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback. But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will have to make tough choices with any acquisitions. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) shares fell -2.76% in last trading session and ended the day at $40.93. YHOO Gross Margin is 71.60% and its return on assets is 7.60%. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) quarterly performance is 20.21%.

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