Walmart Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

WMT -- USA Stock  

USD 95.90  0.80  0.84%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Walmart is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Walmart buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Walmart positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Walmart available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Walmart buy-and-hold prospective. See also Walmart Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Walmart has a risk adjusted performance of 0.01, jensen alpha of 0.0, total risk alpha of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.0
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on Walmart to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Walmart. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Walmart is not overpriced, please check out all Walmart fundamentals including its Revenue, Earnings Per Share, Last Dividend Paid, as well as the relationship between Total Debt and Retained Earnings . Given that Walmart has Price to Earning of 54.86 times, we strongly advise you confirm Walmart market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Walmart Thematic Classifications

Robots And Drones IdeaRobots And Drones
Cross-sector firms and funds that develop or invest in technology that can replicate repetitive human actions
Macroaxis Index IdeaMacroaxis Index
Macroaxis power theme of selected equities with solid fundamentals
Dividend Beast IdeaDividend Beast
Solid, dividend paying stocks and ETFs

Walmart Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.010051Value At Risk0.89
Potential Upside1.62Standard Deviation0.78
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares124.1 M10.6 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares90.7 M7.8 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares65.6 M5.6 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares20.7 M1.8 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares17.7 M1.5 B
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance CoCommon Shares16.8 M1.4 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares16.8 M1.4 B

Walmart Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
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Walmart Volatility Alert

Walmart exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.99 and kurtosis of 0.48. However, we advice investors to further investigate Walmart to make sure all market statistics is disseminated and is consistent with investors' estimations about Walmart upside potential.
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Walmart Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsWalmartPeer Average
Return On Equity7.61 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.73 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.02 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.40 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation317.98 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding2.93 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders51.80 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions29.93 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted21.77 M3.24 M
Price to Earning54.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.97 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.55 times17.81 times
Revenue510.16 B9.85 B
Gross Profit126.95 B21.75 B
EBITDA32.64 B1.41 B
Net Income5.2 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents15.84 B3.89 B
Cash per Share5.41 times5.17 times
Total Debt54.16 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity73.30 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.93 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share24.16 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations17.33 B1.25 B
Short Ratio2.46 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share1.75 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.56 times1.22 times
Number of Employees2.2 M10.67 K
Market Capitalization280.87 B29.78 B
Total Asset199.58 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings90.02 B38.24 B
Working Capital(4.38 B)3.58 B
Current Asset60.24 B36.8 B
   Disposition of 92108 shares by Scott H Lee Jr of Walmart subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Walmart Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Walmart has accumulated $54.16 Billion in debt which can lead to volatile earnings
The company has 54.16 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 73.3 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Walmart has Current Ratio of 0.91 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 52.0% of Walmart outstanding shares are owned by insiders
On August 9, 2018 Walmart paid $ 0.52 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Sale by Jim Walton of 230500 shares of Walmart

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Walmart Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price102.50
Target Mean Price104.11
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price115.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions28
Target Low Price89.00
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