Wal Mart Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Wal Mart Stores Inc buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Wal Mart positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Wal Mart Stores Inc available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Wal Mart buy-and-hold prospective. See also Wal Mart Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus

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Wal Mart Stores Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 91.98  2.13  2.26%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Wal Mart Stores Inc is 'Hold'.
For the selected time horizon Wal Mart Stores Inc has a risk adjusted performance of 0.28, jensen alpha of 0.30, total risk alpha of 0.16, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.57
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on Wal Mart to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Wal Mart Stores. 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 Wal Mart Stores Inc is not overpriced, please check out all Wal Mart Stores fundamentals including its Debt to Equity, and the relationship between Gross Profit and Number of Employees . Given that Wal Mart Stores has Price to Earning of 24.98 times, we strongly advise you confirm Wal Mart Stores 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.44Value At Risk4.2
Potential Upside1.68Standard Deviation2.65
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Wal Mart Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.80
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.1

Wal Mart Volatility Alert

Wal Mart Stores Inc exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -2.62 and kurtosis of 8.47. However, we advise investors to further study Wal Mart Stores Inc technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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FundamentalsWal MartPeer Average
Return On Equity15.24 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.70 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin2.31 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.64 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation349.06 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding2.96 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders51.61 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions30.64 % 18.37 %
Price to Earning24.98 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.67 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.56 times17.81 times
Revenue495.01 B9.85 B
Gross Profit124.62 B21.75 B
EBITDA32.86 B1.41 B
Net Income11.44 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents7.03 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.37 times5.17 times
Total Debt50.28 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity63.70 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.81 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.66 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations17.83 B1.25 B
Earnings Per Share3.77 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth3.52 times1.22 times
Number of Employees2.3 M10.67 K
Market Capitalization278.79 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
Current Liabilities64.62 B33.34 B
Z Score5.0708.73


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Financial Leverage

   Acquisition by Greg Penner of 332 shares of Wal Mart subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.28
Market Risk Adjusted Performance0.56
Mean Deviation1.72
Coefficient Of Variation598.21
Standard Deviation2.65
Information Ratio0.098282
Jensen Alpha0.30
Total Risk Alpha0.16
Treynor Ratio0.57
Maximum Drawdown5.88
Value At Risk4.20
Potential Upside1.68

Current Valuation

Wal Mart Current Valuation Analysis
Wal Mart Stores Inc is rated first in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry is at this time estimated at about 675.62 Billion. Wal Mart totals roughly 349.06 Billion in current valuation claiming about 52% of equities under Diversified Wholesale And Retail industry.