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NYSE:WMTWalmart Stock Price, Forecast & News

$119.21
-0.48 (-0.40 %)
(As of 07/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$118.86
Now: $119.21
$120.88
50-Day Range
$117.74
MA: $121.78
$127.66
52-Week Range
$102.00
Now: $119.21
$133.38
Volume5.89 million shs
Average Volume8.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$337.81 billion
P/E Ratio22.66
Dividend Yield1.81%
Beta0.28
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: 3.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.26 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$523.96 billion
Cash Flow$8.86 per share
Book Value$26.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$14.88 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees2,200,000
Outstanding Shares2,833,700,000
Market Cap$337.81 billion
Next Earnings Date8/20/2020 (Estimated)
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 COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WMT stock has increased by 4.2% and is now trading at $119.21. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Walmart?

34 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 24 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 Thursday, August 20th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Walmart.

How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 19th. The retailer reported $1.18 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.06. The retailer had revenue of $134.62 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $130.91 billion. Walmart had a net margin of 2.81% and a return on equity of 18.33%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.13 EPS. View Walmart's earnings history.

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

Walmart declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 20th. Shareholders 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 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 10th. View Walmart's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

34 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Walmart's shares. Their forecasts range from $98.00 to $145.00. On average, they expect Walmart's share price to reach $132.53 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.2% 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 year to date. The stock has been especially benefitting from increased traffic stemming from rising demand for essential items amid coronavirus. COVID-19 and the resultant social distancing has spiked up the demand for toilet paper, masks, gloves, groceries and related staples. This has led to increased store traffic, to handle which the company also announced additional hiring. Walmart is also taking actions to support employees’ well-being and safety. To this end, it announced special cash bonuses, and has altered shopping methods to aid social distancing. The company has also been gaining from its e-commerce business, especially grocery delivery. However, the company’s gross margin has been strained for a while due to compelling pricing and growing e-commerce mix." (5/4/2020)
  • 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 stories about WMT stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walmart earned a news impact score of 0.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the retailer a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news about Walmart.

Are investors shorting Walmart?

Walmart saw a drop in short interest during the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 13,500,000 shares, a drop of 11.9% from the May 31st total of 15,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,010,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock 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), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thomasville National Bank (0.00%), Park National Corp OH (0.00%), Boltwood Capital Management (0.00%), First Financial Bank Trust Division (0.00%), Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%) and M&R Capital Management Inc. (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, Kathryn J Mclay, M Brett Biggs, Marc E Lore and S Robson Walton. View institutional ownership trends for Walmart.

Which major investors are selling Walmart stock?

WMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomasville National Bank, Park National Corp OH, and Boltwood Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include David Chojnowski, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, Kathryn J Mclay, M Brett Biggs, and Marc E Lore. View insider buying and selling activity for Walmart.

Which major investors are buying Walmart stock?

WMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC, First Financial Bank Trust Division, and M&R Capital Management Inc.. 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 $119.21.

How big of a company is Walmart?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $337.81 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.

What is Walmart's official website?

The official website for Walmart is 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 7/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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