Walmart Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

WMT -- USA Stock  

USD 84.21  0.61  0.72%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Walmart is 'Buy'. 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 current analyst consensus.

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Financial Leverage

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, sortino ratio of 0.1447 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 27.96 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

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.10Value At Risk0.94
Potential Upside2.09Standard Deviation1.00
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares122.7 M10.9 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares89 M7.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares66.4 M5.9 B
Fmr LlcCommon Shares28.4 M2.5 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares19.5 M1.7 B
Northern Trust CorpCommon Shares17.9 M1.6 B
Bank Of America CorpCommon Shares16.9 M1.5 B

Walmart Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.00
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.10

Walmart Volatility Alert

Walmart exhibits relatively low volatility with skewness of 1.09 and kurtosis of 2.8. 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 Equity12.49 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset6.85 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin1.77 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin6.49 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation286.89 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding2.95 B1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders51.80 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions30.22 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted39.12 M3.24 M
Price to Earning27.96 times40.69 times
Price to Book3.27 times14.44 times
Price to Sales0.49 times17.81 times
Revenue505.49 B9.85 B
Gross Profit126.95 B21.75 B
EBITDA32.82 B1.41 B
Net Income8.96 B517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents7.89 B3.89 B
Cash per Share2.67 times5.17 times
Total Debt46.61 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity59.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.73 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share25.60 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations16.28 B1.25 B
Short Ratio3.51 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share3.00 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.72 times1.22 times
Number of Employees2.3 M10.67 K
Market Capitalization247.25 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
   Acquisition by Rollin Ford of 17205 shares of Walmart subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Walmart Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Walmart has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 46.61 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 59.5 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Walmart has Current Ratio of 0.72 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 May 10, 2018 Walmart paid $ 0.52 per share dividend to its current shareholders
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by Hyde Thomas D of 29397 shares of Walmart subject to Rule 16b-3

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