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Walmart Stock Forecast, Price & News

$140.19
-1.03 (-0.73%)
(As of 01/21/2022 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$140.06
$142.26
50-Day Range
$135.47
$146.91
52-Week Range
$126.28
$152.57
Volume
8.89 million shs
Average Volume
8.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$388.87 billion
P/E Ratio
49.02
Dividend Yield
1.56%
Beta
0.51
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About Walmart

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash and carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
Hypermarkets & Super Centers
CUSIP
93114210
Employees
2,300,000
Year Founded
1962

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$559.15 billion
Cash Flow
$9.13 per share
Book Value
$30.94 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$13.51 billion
Pretax Margin
2.33%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,773,878,000
Free Float
1,430,211,000
Market Cap
$388.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/16/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/3 Dividend
12/09/2021
Dividend Payable
1/03/2022
Today
1/22/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/17/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.79 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

56th out of 279 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

4th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 4.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Walmart (NYSE:WMT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Walmart a buy right now?

21 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Walmart in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Walmart stock.
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How has Walmart's stock price 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 22.5% and is now trading at $140.19.
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Are investors shorting Walmart?

Walmart saw a drop in short interest in December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 11,790,000 shares, a drop of 24.5% from the December 15th total of 15,620,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,740,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 0.8% 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 Thursday, February 17th 2022.
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How were Walmart's earnings last quarter?

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November, 16th. The retailer reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.06. The retailer earned $140.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $134.26 billion. Walmart had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.30% and a net margin of 1.40%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.34 earnings per share.
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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. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 9th.
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Is Walmart a good dividend stock?

Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. Walmart has been increasing its dividend for 48 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Walmart is 76.92%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Walmart will have a dividend payout ratio of 32.69% 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 initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 18th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $20,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 5.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Walmart updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, December, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.400-$6.400 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $6.330. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for WMT?

21 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Walmart's stock. Their forecasts range from $131.00 to $196.00. On average, they expect Walmart's share price to reach $169.47 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Walmart's key executives?

Walmart's management team includes the following people:
  • C. Douglas McMillon, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Dacona Smith, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Brett M. Biggs, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Jerry R. Geisler, Chief Information Security Officer & Senior VP
  • Clay Johnson, Enterprise Chief Information Officer & EVP

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.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Intel (INTC), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA), 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 shareholders include Nordea Investment Management AB (0.11%), Cullinan Associates Inc. (0.07%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.06%), M&G Investment Management Ltd. (0.04%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%) and Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.02%). Company insiders that own Walmart stock include Alice L Walton, Alice L Walton, Bernhard E Spiess, Bradley D Owens, C Douglas Mcmillon, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Jim C Walton, Jim C Walton, John R Furner, Judith J Mckenna, 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 institutional investors are selling Walmart stock?

WMT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Cubed Investments LLC, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Cutler Group LP, TruWealth Advisors LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First American Trust FSB, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Walmart company stock in the last year include Alice L Walton, Bernhard E Spiess, Bradley D Owens, C Douglas Mcmillon, Daniel J Bartlett, David Chojnowski, Jim C Walton, Judith J Mckenna, M Brett Biggs, Rachel L Brand, and S Robson Walton.
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Which institutional investors are buying Walmart stock?

WMT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Russell Investments Group Ltd., M&G Investment Management Ltd., Aries Wealth Management, Stonnington Group LLC, Exchange Traded Concepts LLC, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., and David J Yvars Group.
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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 $140.19.

How much money does Walmart make?

Walmart has a market capitalization of $388.87 billion and generates $559.15 billion in revenue each year. The retailer earns $13.51 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.86 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 479-277-1830.


This page was last updated on 1/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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