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NYSE:WMT

Walmart Stock Forecast, Price & News

$129.12
+1.59 (+1.25 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$126.75
Now: $129.12
$129.74
50-Day Range
$127.53
MA: $140.90
$147.51
52-Week Range
$102.00
Now: $129.12
$153.66
Volume11.36 million shs
Average Volume9.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$365.32 billion
P/E Ratio20.59
Dividend Yield1.67%
Beta0.27
Walmart Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale operations in various formats worldwide. The company operates in 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; ecommerce websites, such as walmart.com, walmart.com.mx, asda.com, walmart.ca, flipkart.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, and 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, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. It operates approximately 11,500 stores and various e-commerce Websites under the 56 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

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
CUSIP93114210
Phone479-273-4000
Employees2,200,000
Year Founded1962

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$523.96 billion
Cash Flow$8.00 per share
Book Value$28.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$14.88 billion

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares2,829,286,000
Market Cap$365.32 billion
Next Earnings Date5/18/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.48 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

9th out of 383 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

4th out of 16 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$129.12
+1.59 (+1.25 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walmart a buy right now?

37 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 27 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Walmart stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Walmart?

Wall Street analysts have given Walmart a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Walmart wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Walmart?

Walmart saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 12,130,000 shares, a drop of 19.3% from the January 28th total of 15,040,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 8,080,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.9% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Walmart's next earnings date?

Walmart is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 18th 2021.
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How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 18th. The retailer reported $1.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.51 by $0.12. Walmart had a net margin of 3.30% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.13%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.38 EPS.
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How has Walmart's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Walmart's stock was trading at $114.43 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WMT shares have increased by 12.8% and is now trading at $129.12.
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How often does Walmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walmart?

Walmart declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.55 per share on Monday, January 3rd. This represents a $2.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 9th.
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Is Walmart a good dividend stock?

Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. Walmart has been increasing its dividend for 45 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Walmart is 43.81%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walmart will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.96% next year. This indicates that Walmart will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Walmart's stock buyback program work?

Walmart announced that its board has authorized a stock buyback plan on Thursday, February 18th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $20,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 5.4% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

37 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Walmart's shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $180.00. On average, they expect Walmart's stock price to reach $149.51 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Walmart's key executives?

Walmart's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. C. Douglas McMillon, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $5.2M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. M. Brett Biggs, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.75M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Suresh Kumar, Global CTO, Chief Devel. Officer & Exec. VP (Age 55, Pay $2.3M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Judith McKenna, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Walmart International (Age 54, Pay $3.2M)
  • Mr. John R. Furner, Exec. VP, CEO & Pres of Walmart US (Age 46, Pay $3.03M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kathryn J. McLay, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Sam's Club Division (Age 47, Pay $1.62M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Casey L. Carl, Exec. VP, Chief Omni Strategy & Operations Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Kary D. Brunner, Director of Investor Relations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Daniel Trujillo, Exec. VP, Global Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Rachel L. Brand, Exec. VP of Global Governance, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Doug McMillon's approval rating as Walmart's CEO?

16,989 employees have rated Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Glassdoor.com. Doug McMillon has an approval rating of 67% among Walmart's employees. 57.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Walmart to a friend.

Who are some of Walmart's key competitors?

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), The Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

What is Walmart's stock symbol?

Walmart trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WMT."

Who are Walmart's major shareholders?

Walmart's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (0.70%), Northern Trust Corp (0.57%), Norges Bank (0.53%), Morgan Stanley (0.47%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.42%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.41%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock include Alice L Walton, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Gregory S Foran, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, Kathryn J Mclay, M Brett Biggs, Marc E Lore and S Robson Walton.
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Which institutional investors are selling Walmart stock?

WMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Northern Trust Corp, and Eaton Vance Management. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include Alice L Walton, David Chojnowski, Jim C Walton, Judith J Mckenna, Kathryn J Mclay, Marc E Lore, and S Robson Walton.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walmart stock?

WMT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, California Public Employees Retirement System, Cibc World Markets Corp, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Toronto Dominion Bank, and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Walmart's stock price today?

One share of WMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $129.12.

How much money does Walmart make?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $365.32 billion and generates $523.96 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $14.88 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.93 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walmart have?

Walmart employs 2,200,000 workers across the globe.

Does Walmart have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Walmart: ASDA Group, ASDA Group Limited, Art.com, Asda, Aspectiva, Bare Necessities, BigTrade, Bompreço, Bonobos, CareZone, Cifra, Cornershop, Distribucion y Servicio, Eloquii, Flipkart, Flipkart Private Limited, FloCare, Jet.com, Massmart, Massmart Holdings Ltd, ModCloth, Moosejaw, Moosejaw Mountaineering, Parcel, Polymorph Labs, Reclip.It, Sam's East, Sam's East Inc., Sam's Property Company, Sam's Real Estate Business Trust, Sam's West, Sam's West Inc., Seiyu Group, Shoes.com, Vudu, Wal-Mart Canada, Wal-Mart Canada Corp., Wal-Mart Japan, Wal-Mart Japan Holdings K.K., Wal-Mart Property Company, Wal-Mart Real Estate Business Trust, Wal-Mart Stores East, Wal-Mart Stores East LP, Wal-Mart Stores Texas, Wal-Mart Stores Texas LLC, Wal-Mart de Mexico, Wal-Mart de Mexico S.A.B. de C.V., Walmart Chile, Walmart Chile S.A., Wim Yogurt, and Yihaodian.

When was Walmart founded?

Walmart was founded in 1962.

What is Walmart's official website?

The official website for Walmart is www.stock.walmart.com.

Where are Walmart's headquarters?

Walmart is headquartered at 702 SOUTHWEST 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE AR, 72716.

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]


This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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