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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets

Earnings Estimates for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. After accomplishing a methodical study, the analysts have specified a target price range. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 24th.

As for as concerns shares volumes, in share of capital Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT's value Change from Open was at -0.79% with a Gap of 0.11%. Credit Suisse Group AG initiated coverage on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a report on Friday, September 16th. This is the average target according to Zacks Research, which might slightly differ from other benchmarks such as First Call or FactSet.

When calculating EPS anticipates for the current year from sell-side analysts, the Price to current year EPS stands at -7.90%. (NYSE:WMT), the firm now has a consensus price target of $74.779.

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) traded up 1.48% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $70.82. Recently the stock has been recommended as Buy from 21 and 2 suggested Sell for the stock. The stock climbed 9.58% the day following the earnings announcement, and on 7th day price change was 11.61%. The company has a market cap of $219.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.25 and a beta of 0.10. Wal-Mart Stores has a 52 week low of $56.30 and a 52 week high of $75.19. Wal-Mart Stores makes up approx 0.34% of Factory Mutual Insurance Co's portfolio.Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its stake in WMT in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 150,034 additional shares and now holds a total of 643,790 shares of Wal-Mart Stores which is valued at $43,764,844. OVERWEIGHT signal was given by 1 and Underweight signal was issued by0 Analyst. The firm earned $120.90 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.33 billion. The business's quarterly revenue was up.5% on a year-over-year basis. CSIQ EPS growth this year is -28.70%. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.05 a share with a surprise factor of 4.9%. Also, major shareholder Alice L. Walton sold 3,504,756 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.46, for a total transaction of $78,606.00.

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Insiders at the company look pessimistic about the outlook as they seem to offload shares while they have 15.27 jumped so far this year. The stock established a negative trend of -0.34% in last week and indicated rise of 1.57% in previous month. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 29,464 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,105,497.44. Its platforms enable sellers to organize and offer inventory for sale; and buyers to find and buy it virtually anytime and anywhere.

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Piper Jaffray is following shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Compass Capital Management Inc. now owns 274,940 shares of the retailer's stock worth $20,076,000 after buying an additional 2,552 shares during the period. Gemmer Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 0.4% in the second quarter. Finally, Blue Bell Private Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 0.6% in the third quarter.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., incorporated on October 31, 1969, is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world.


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