Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company.
In recent action, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
"That really helped to quell concerns around the company's ability to grow earnings next year", said Ben Bienvenu, a retail analyst with Stephens Inc. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT purchased a new position in Wal-Mart Stores in the second quarter valued at $189,000. Chevy Chase Trust Holdg Inc holds 0.46% or 1.28 million shares. Palo Inc invested 1.74% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Credit Suisse Group AG began coverage on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Friday, September 16th. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 105,673,654 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $7,997,381,000 after purchasing an additional 440,343 shares during the period. Moreover, Fayez Sarofim & has 0.4% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Riverbridge Ptnrs Ltd Company invested in 29,332 shares. "Our online prices are sometimes different than our stores prices - some items are priced lower and some are priced higher". Bridges Investment Inc has invested 0.29% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). The company has a current ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.51. The Company's divisions include Retail Netherlands, which offers current and savings accounts, business lending, mortgages and other consumer lending in the Netherlands; Retail Belgium, which offers products that are similar to those in the Netherlands; Retail Germany, which offers current and savings accounts, mortgages and other customer lending; Retail Other, which offers products that are similar to those in the Netherlands, and Wholesale Banking, which offers wholesale banking activities (a full range of products from cash management to corporate finance), real estate and lease. The Price Index 12m for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Utah Retirement has invested 0.47% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). The retailer reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $123.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $121.86 billion. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 16.7 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 13.4 percent.
According to a new report from research firm Packaged Facts, Amazon will account for 18% of online food and beverage sales this year, while Wal-Mart, the No. 2 player on online food and beverage sales, will account for 9%.
Among 35 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,814,266 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $535,247,000 after buying an additional 203,692 shares during the period. This buyback authorization allows the retailer to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WMT in report on Monday, June 19 with "Sell" rating. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th. (The) set a $84.00 target price on shares of Wal-Mart Stores and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating, fourteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. The ROIC 5 year average of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.47, for a total transaction of $158,940,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
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In related news, major shareholder Alice L. Walton sold 474,042 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 22nd. The total dollar value of all 2.97 billion outstanding shares is 269.95 billion. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 10,048,580 shares in the company, valued at $804,288,343.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.
Over the past three months, Dollar Tree, Inc. insiders have been net buyers, dumping a net of -297,282 shares.
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Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 17th. Chojnowski David also sold $408,070 worth of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, May 19. Three years ago, the same study indicated that Walmart's pricing difference was 9% on average, clearly showing that the company has closed a gap.
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