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NYSE:WMTWalmart Stock Price, Forecast & News

$119.48
+0.83 (+0.70 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$117.03
Now: $119.48
$119.91
50-Day Range
$104.05
MA: $114.87
$122.58
52-Week Range
$97.24
Now: $119.48
$128.08
Volume9.47 million shs
Average Volume14.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$338.40 billion
P/E Ratio23.02
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta0.27
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryHypermarkets & Super Centers
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIP93114210
Phone479-273-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$523.96 billion
Cash Flow$8.92 per share
Book Value$28.79 per share

Profitability

Net Income$14.88 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees2,200,000
Outstanding Shares2,832,280,000
Market Cap$338.40 billion
Next Earnings Date5/19/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Walmart's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Walmart's stock was trading at $114.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WMT stock has increased by 4.4% and is now trading at $119.48. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Walmart?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 23 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Walmart.

When is Walmart's next earnings date?

Walmart is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 19th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Walmart.

How can I listen to Walmart's earnings call?

Walmart will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, May 19th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) released its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 18th. The retailer reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.43 by $0.05. The retailer had revenue of $141.70 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $141.67 billion. Walmart had a net margin of 2.84% and a return on equity of 18.16%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.41 EPS. View Walmart's earnings history.

How often does Walmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walmart?

Walmart announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Monday, January 4th. This represents a $2.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 10th. View Walmart's dividend history.

What guidance has Walmart issued on next quarter's earnings?

Walmart updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 18th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $5.00-5.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.12.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

32 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Walmart's shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $140.00. On average, they expect Walmart's stock price to reach $125.24 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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's shares have outpaced the industry in the past year, backed by focus on strengthening e-commerce and store operations. These factors helped the company retain its sturdy comps trend in third-quarter fiscal 2019, wherein earnings marked its seventh straight beat and U.S. comps rose for the 21st straight time. Further, e-commerce sales surged on robust online grocery performance. Further, 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, Flipkart’s addition was a drag on Walmart’s bottom line, which is expected to continue in fiscal 2020. This along with a compelling pricing strategy and tariff-related worries is a threat to margins. Nonetheless, the Flipkart deal bodes well for the long term." (1/3/2020)
  • 2. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We remain BUY-rated and raise our PT to $125 (from $115). We were encouraged by the 1H momentum and believe today’s result demonstrates WMT’s unique positioning. WMT believes the U.S. consumer remains in relatively good shape and after a softer start to the quarter (May was the weakest month, but still positive), business improved sequentially (June/July both were stronger). U.S. comps were +2.8% (vs. our +2.5% est.) with broad-based strength. The comp included gains in both traffic (+0.6%) and ticket (+2.2%). Traffic accelerated on a two-year basis and the primary reason behind the QoQ deceleration was tough compares." (8/15/2019)

Has Walmart been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WMT stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Walmart earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWalmart.

Are investors shorting Walmart?

Walmart saw a drop in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 16,300,000 shares, a drop of 16.3% from the February 13th total of 19,480,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 6,520,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Walmart's Current Options Chain.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Walmart's key executives?

Walmart's management team includes the following 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)

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.10%), Thomasville National Bank (0.00%), First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services (0.00%), Woodstock Corp (0.00%), Fulton Bank N.A. (0.00%) and McGuire Investment Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock 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, Marc E Lore 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 Cullinan Associates Inc., Park National Corp OH, Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, Bath Savings Trust Co, McGuire Investment Group LLC, and Neville Rodie & Shaw Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Gregory S Foran, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, M Brett Biggs, Marc E Lore, and S Robson Walton. View insider buying and selling activity for Walmart.

Which institutional investors are buying Walmart stock?

WMT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Orrstown Financial Services Inc., First National Bank of Mount Dora Trust Investment Services, Fulton Bank N.A., Woodstock Corp, Thomasville National Bank, Summit Financial Group Inc., Fulcrum Equity Management, and First Financial Bank Trust Division. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Walmart's stock price today?

One share of WMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.48.

How big of a company is Walmart?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $338.40 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. Walmart employs 2,200,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Walmart.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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