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Walmart Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WMT)

$119.14
-0.70 (-0.58 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$119.13
Now: $119.14
$120.60
50-Day Range
$112.72
MA: $117.18
$120.32
52-Week Range
$85.78
Now: $119.14
$120.71
Volume5.27 million shs
Average Volume6.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$338.87 billion
P/E Ratio24.26
Dividend Yield1.77%
Beta0.4
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. Read More…

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$514.41 billion
Cash Flow$8.63 per share
Book Value$27.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$6.67 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees2,200,000
Outstanding Shares2,844,284,000
Market Cap$338.87 billion
Next Earnings Date11/14/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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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. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. View Walmart's Dividend History.

How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 15th. The retailer reported $1.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.22 by $0.05. The retailer earned $130.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $129.32 billion. Walmart had a return on equity of 18.23% and a net margin of 2.48%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.29 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, November 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Walmart.

How can I listen to Walmart's earnings call?

Walmart will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, November 14th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Walmart updated its FY 2020 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 15th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $530.56021-530.56021 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $526.66 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

31 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Walmart's shares. Their predictions range from $95.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Walmart's stock price to reach $115.92 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Walmart.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Walmart?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 11 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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 surpassed 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." (9/17/2019)
  • 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?

News articles about WMT stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Walmart earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the retailer a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Walmart.

Are investors shorting Walmart?

Walmart saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 17,710,000 shares, an increase of 12.3% from the August 30th total of 15,770,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,620,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Bank of America (BAC).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.10%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.03%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.03%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI (0.02%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock include Alice L Walton, Daniel J Bartlett, 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 Country Trust Bank, Cullinan Associates Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Country Club Trust Company n.a., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. and Alpha Cubed Investments LLC. 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 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 Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Artemis Investment Management LLP, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp and Cohen Klingenstein LLC. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Walmart's stock price today?

One share of WMT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $119.14.

How big of a company is Walmart?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $338.87 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.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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Walmart (NYSE WMT)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,175 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,532 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,707
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 10/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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