NYSE:WMT

Walmart Stock Forecast, Price & News

$140.75
+0.87 (+0.62 %)
(As of 06/11/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$139.86
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50-Day Range
$135.94
$142.42
52-Week Range
$117.01
$153.66
Volume8.41 million shs
Average Volume7.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$394.40 billion
P/E Ratio32.73
Dividend Yield1.57%
Beta0.46
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About Walmart

Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, and other units 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, and discount stores; membership-only warehouse clubs; ecommerce websites, such as walmart.com, walmart.com.mx, walmart.ca, flipkart.com, and samsclub.com; and mobile commerce applications. The company offers grocery products, including dry grocery, snacks, dairy, meat, produce, deli and bakery, frozen foods, and alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, pet supplies, household chemicals, paper goods, and baby products; and health and wellness products covering pharmacy, over-the-counter drugs and other medical products, and optical and clinical services. It also provides gasoline stations and tobacco; home improvement, outdoor living, gardening, furniture, apparel, and jewelry, as well as tools and power equipment, housewares, toys, seasonal items, mattresses, and tire and battery centers; and consumer electronics and accessories, software, video games, office supplies, appliances, and third-party gift cards. In addition, the company offers fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, money transfers, and check cashing and bill payment. It operates approximately 11,400 stores and various e-commerce websites under 54 banners in 26 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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2.26 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

9th out of 402 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

4th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walmart a buy right now?

27 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Walmart stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Walmart?

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When is Walmart's next earnings date?

Walmart is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 17th 2021.
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How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 18th. The retailer reported $1.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.21 by $0.48. The retailer had revenue of $138.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $131.53 billion. Walmart had a net margin of 2.18% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.92%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.18 EPS.
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How has Walmart's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Walmart's stock was trading at $114.43 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WMT shares have increased by 23.0% and is now trading at $140.75.
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How often does Walmart pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Walmart?

Walmart announced 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 dividend yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 9th.
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Is Walmart a good dividend stock?

Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. 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 40.15%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Walmart will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.14% 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 of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Thursday, February 18th 2021, which permits the company to buyback $20,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

27 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Walmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $181.00. On average, they expect Walmart's stock price to reach $162.71 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.6% 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 $5.37M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. M. Brett Biggs, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 53, Pay $2.99M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Suresh Kumar, Global CTO, Chief Devel. Officer & Exec. VP (Age 56, Pay $3.34M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Judith McKenna, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Walmart International (Age 54, Pay $3.79M)
  • Mr. John R. Furner, Exec. VP, CEO & Pres of Walmart US (Age 46, Pay $3.42M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Kathryn J. McLay, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Sam's Club Division (Age 47, Pay $2.73M) (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)
  • Ms. Rachel L. Brand, Exec. VP of Global Governance, Chief Legal Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Chris Cyrenne, Sr. VP and International Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer

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

8,426 employees have rated Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Glassdoor.com. Doug McMillon has an approval rating of 69% 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (3.12%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.79%), Northern Trust Corp (0.57%), Morgan Stanley (0.49%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.43%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.40%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock include Alice L Walton, C Douglas Mcmillon, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, Kathryn J Mclay, M Brett Biggs, Marc E Lore, Rachel L Brand, Randall L Stephenson and S Robson Walton.
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Which major investors are selling Walmart stock?

WMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Amundi Asset Management US Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., and Nomura Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include Alice L Walton, C Douglas Mcmillon, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Jim C Walton, Judith J Mckenna, Marc E Lore, Rachel L Brand, and S Robson Walton.
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Which major investors are buying Walmart stock?

WMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Franklin Resources Inc., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, HighTower Advisors LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, and Morgan Stanley.
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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 $140.75.

How much money does Walmart make?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $394.40 billion and generates $559.15 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $13.51 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Walmart have?

Walmart employs 2,300,000 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 6/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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