The Market Says Whole Meals Could Pass For More Than Amazon’S $Forty Two Provide

Short reasons that this theoretically means that such a company could pay more for Whole Foods than Amazon could.
Oppenheimer, too, sees more upside; analyst Rupesh Parikh raised his price target on Whole Foods to $45.
But with Whole Foods trading at a roughly 3 percent premium to the offer price, it seems clear that some see the potential for another bidder to step in.
This would represent a more-than-half-a-million-dollar bet that Whole Foods will be above $43.52 come the middle of August.
One of the clearest places to see this speculation is in the options market.

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