NYSE:WMT - Walmart Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $102.67 +0.81 (+0.80 %) (As of 05/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$102.67Today's Range$102.08 - $102.885052-Week Range$81.78 - $106.21Volume4.48 million shsAverage Volume6.95 million shsMarket Capitalization$304.15 billionP/E Ratio20.91Dividend Yield2.10%Beta0.36 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Walmart Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale operations in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. It operates supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, discount stores, drugstores, and convenience stores; membership-only warehouse clubs; e-commerce Websites, such as walmart.com, jet.com, shoes.com, and samsclub.com; and mobile commerce applications. The company offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products. It also provides electronics, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, wireless, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, sporting goods, and outdoor living and horticulture; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, toys, fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise, as well as brand name merchandise. In addition, the company offers fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, wire and money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. It operates approximately 11,300 stores and various e-commerce Websites under the 58 banners in 27 countries. The company was formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Walmart Inc. in February 2018. Walmart Inc. was founded in 1945 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Variety stores Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers SectorRetail/Wholesale Current SymbolNYSE:WMT Previous Symbol CUSIP93114210 CIK104169 Webhttp://www.stock.walmart.com/ Phone479-273-4000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.89 Current Ratio0.77 Quick Ratio0.21Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.91 Forward P/E Ratio21.35 P/E Growth4.45 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$514.41 billion Price / Sales0.59 Cash Flow$8.6205 per share Price / Cash Flow11.91 Book Value$25.29 per share Price / Book4.06Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.91 Net Income$6.67 billion Net Margins1.62% Return on Equity18.66% Return on Assets6.48%Miscellaneous Employees2,200,000 Outstanding Shares2,962,380,000Market Cap$304.15 billion Next Earnings Date8/15/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Frequently Asked Questions What is Walmart's stock symbol? Walmart trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMT." How often does Walmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walmart? Walmart announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.53 per share on Monday, June 3rd. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. View Walmart's Dividend History. How will Walmart's stock buyback program work? Walmart announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, October 11th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $20,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Walmart's earnings last quarter? Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May, 16th. The retailer reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.11. The retailer earned $122.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $124.51 billion. Walmart had a net margin of 1.62% and a return on equity of 18.66%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.14 earnings per share. View Walmart's Earnings History. When is Walmart's next earnings date? Walmart is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 15th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walmart. What price target have analysts set for WMT? 35 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Walmart's shares. Their predictions range from $80.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect Walmart's share price to reach $106.9858 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 4.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Walmart. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Walmart? 35 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 15 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Walmart. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Walmart stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Walmart stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Walmart has outpaced the industry in the past year, backed by focus on strengthening e-commerce and store operations. These factors aided the company retain sturdy comps trend in first-quarter fiscal 2019, wherein earnings marked its fifth straight beat. Further, U.S. comps rose for the 19th straight time. Further, e-commerce sales surged on robust Walmart.com and online grocery performances. Encouragingly, e-commerce sales are expected to rise nearly 35% in fiscal 2020. The company is also making efforts to improve its International unit by shifting focus to profitable countries. However, the addition of Flipkart was a drag on Walmart’s operating income. Moreover, transportation costs, compelling pricing strategy and tariff-related worries are threats to margins. Nonetheless, the Flipkart deal bodes well for the long term." (5/22/2019) 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We believe WMT enters 2019 in a strong position and given the momentum in the business, we are increasing our PT to $115 from $110. We remain BUY-rated. WMT U.S delivered a +4.2% comp (vs. our +3.5% est.), with broad-based strength, while the two-year stack remained >6% (and accelerated QoQ by 70bps). The comp included a 0.9% traffic increase (+2.5% two-year; 17th consecutive quarterly increase) and a 3.3% ticket increase. Importantly, inflation was not the primary reason for the ticket gain, with e-commerce growth (recorded in ticket) and solid general merch./fresh results driving growth. The quarter also benefited by 40bps due to an early release of SNAP assistance. E-commerce comp contribution accelerated 40bps QoQ (180bps in 4Q). The overall comp was driven by solid results across the business." (2/19/2019) Has Walmart been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about WMT stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walmart earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the retailer a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Walmart's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Walmart include Costco Wholesale (COST), Wal-mart de Mexico S A B de C V (WMMVY), Target (TGT), Dollar General (DG), Tesco (TSCDY), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Five Below (FIVE), Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI), BJs Wholesale Club (BJ), PriceSmart (PSMT), Big Lots (BIG), Tuesday Morning (TUES) and Fred's (FRED). What other stocks do shareholders of Walmart own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Walmart investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Home Depot (HD), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Walt Disney (DIS) and Cisco Systems (CSCO). Who are Walmart's key executives? Walmart's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. C. Douglas McMillon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. Brett M. Biggs, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)Mr. Gregory S. Foran, Exec. VP, CEO & Pres of Walmart US (Age 58)Mr. John Furner, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Sam's Club (Age 44)Mr. Marc E. Lore, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Walmart eCommerce US (Age 47) Who are Walmart's major shareholders? Walmart's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (2.95%), FMR LLC (0.81%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.66%), Northern Trust Corp (0.60%), Wellington Management Group LLP (0.42%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.41%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock include Alice L Walton, Daniel J Bartlett, David Cheesewright, David Chojnowski, Gregory S Foran, Jacqueline P Canney, Jeffrey J Gearhart, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, M Brett Biggs and S Robson Walton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Walmart. Which institutional investors are selling Walmart stock? WMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Wellington Management Group LLP, American Century Companies Inc., Natixis, LSV Asset Management, Sound Shore Management Inc. CT and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include Alice L Walton, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Gregory S Foran, Jacqueline P Canney, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, M Brett Biggs and S Robson Walton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walmart. Which institutional investors are buying Walmart stock? WMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, California Public Employees Retirement System, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Apertura Capital LLC, Stevens Capital Management LP and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Walmart. How do I buy shares of Walmart? Shares of WMT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Walmart's stock price today? One share of WMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $102.67. How big of a company is Walmart? Walmart has a market capitalization of $304.15 billion and generates $514.41 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $6.67 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.91 on an earnings per share basis. Walmart employs 2,200,000 workers across the globe. What is Walmart's official website? The official website for Walmart is http://www.stock.walmart.com/. How can I contact Walmart? Walmart's mailing address is 702 SOUTHWEST 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE AR, 72716. The retailer can be reached via phone at 479-273-4000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Walmart (NYSE WMT)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,138 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 1,501 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 2,639MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Walmart and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WMT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WMT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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