Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 1.8 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 2.7 percent.
"I said it before and I will say it again, we will win the season on price - on Black Friday, on Cyber Monday and every day before and after", said Steve Bratspies, chief merchandising officer, Walmart U.S.
WMT's stock has received different recommendations from Financial Analysts, according to data provided by FactSet. RBC Capital Markets has "Underperform" rating and $76 price target. Piershale Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,612 shares of the retailer's stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. The consensus 12-month price target from analysts covering the stock is $74.85. Overweight rating was issued by 2 analysts and Underweight rating was recommended by 0 analysts. They now have a Dollars 76 price target on the stock. The stock has received "OVERWEIGHT" rating after consensus analysis from analysts. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.is 117.78 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 120.1 Billion. They issued a "buy" rating and a $82.00 price target for the company. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is Hold and their mean rating for the stock is 2.70 on scale of 1-5. They now have a Dollars 86 price target on the stock. The Predicted Move on the 7th day after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. They now have a Dollars 82 price target on the stock. The Oklahoma-based Pinnacle Hldg Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. They now have a Dollars 90 price target on the stock. Finally, KLCM Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 8.3% in the second quarter. They now have a Dollars 70 price target on the stock. "They are engaged in the operation of mass merchandising stores, which serve their customers primarily through the operation of three segments, which are the Wal-Mart Stores segment, the SAM'S Club segment and the worldwide segment". They now have a United States dollars 87 price target on the stock. Guggenheim initiated coverage on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Friday, September 30th.
The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Xerox have a median target of 11.00, with a high estimate of 13.00 and a low estimate of 10.00. $78,606 worth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. They now have a United States dollars 80 price target on the stock. The Hedge Fund company now holds 85,801 shares of WMT which is valued at $5,854,202. (NYSE:WMT) closed with gain of +0.90% to $69.78. (NYSE:WMT) surged 0.9% yesterday to close its trading session at $69.78. The stock price of WMT is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 1.15% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -1.08%. The company has a market cap of $215.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.02 and a beta of 0.10.
The 52-week high of the share price is -63.08% and 52-week low of the share price is 0.23%. Over the same time span, the stock marked US$75.19 as its best level and the lowest price reached was US$56.3. The Firm operates through three divisions: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club. The company operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com.