Wal-Mart Stock Today

WMT -  USA Stock  

USD 142.06  0.58  0.41%

Wal-Mart Stores is selling for under 142.06 as of the 29th of July 2021; that is -0.41 percent down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's last reported lowest price was 141.66. Wal-Mart Stores has less than a 12 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but did not have a good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Wal-Mart Stores are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 9th of August 2019 and ending today, the 29th of July 2021. Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
2 of 100
  Odds Of Distress
Less than 12

Wal-Mart Stores Stock Profile

The next fiscal quarter end is expected on the 31st of July 2021. Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, and other units worldwide. Walmart Inc. was founded in 1945 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas. Wal-Mart Stores operates under Discount Stores classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 2200000 people. more on Wal-Mart Stores
The company has 63.23 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.75, which is OK given its current industry classification. Wal-Mart Stores has a current ratio of 0.93, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Wal-Mart Stores has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
About 49.0% of Wal-Mart Stores outstanding shares are owned by insiders
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Legal NameWal-Mart Stores
CEODavid Cheesewright  (View All)
Thematic Classifications
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores report their recommendations after researching Wal-Mart Stores' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Wal-Mart Stores' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores. The Wal-Mart consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Wal-Mart Stores based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. it is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Wal-Mart Stores financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
 7 - StrongDetails
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares3.4 B2.8 B
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted3.4 B2.8 B
Fairly Up
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations30.5 B36.1 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets219.5 B252.5 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities145 B171.6 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Assets73.1 B90.1 B
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities78.3 B92.6 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Debt41.2 B45 B
Significantly Down
Very volatile
Return on Average Assets7.015.5257
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin27.5924.8298
Moderately Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover2.582.2807
Moderately Up
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Wal-Mart Stores' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
Strong BuyUndervalued
Financial Strength
Wal-Mart Stores' financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Wal-Mart Stores' success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Wal-Mart Stores' bond ratings measure its overall creditworthiness, which in many ways corresponds to the cost of borrowing for an issuer. These ratings assign a letter grade to all of Wal-Mart Stores' outstanding corporate bonds that indicate their credit quality. We use reports published by private self-sufficient rating services such as Standard & Poor's or Fitch Ratings Inc. to evaluate a bond issuer's financial strength or its ability to pay a bond's principal and interest.
AA ( Average Bond Rating ) Extremely Strong
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Wal-Mart Stores' financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Wal-Mart Stores' total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Wal-Mart Stores' books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Wal-Mart Stores deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Wal-Mart Stores cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company has 63.23 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.75, which is OK given its current industry classification. Wal-Mart Stores has a current ratio of 0.93, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.

Operating Cash Flow

30.49 BillionShare
Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 2,200,000 people. The company currently falls under 'Mega-Cap' category with total capitalization of 399.11 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Wal-Mart Stores's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Wal-Mart Stores's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Wal-Mart Stores runs under Consumer Defensive sector within Discount Stores industry. The entity has 2.8 B outstanding shares of which 15.28 M shares are at this time shorted by investors with about 1.99 days to cover shorted positions. Wal-Mart Stores has about 22.85 B in cash with 31.91 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 8.15.
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Wal-Mart Stores owns a total of 2.8 Billion outstanding shares. Wal-Mart Stores owns significant amount of outstanding shares owned by insiders. An insider is usually defined as a CEO, other corporate executive, director, or institutional investor who own at least 10% of the company outstanding shares. Since such a large part of the company is owned by insiders, it is advisable to analyze if each of these insiders have been buying or selling the stock in recent months. Note that regardless of who owns the company, if the true value of the entity is less than the market is willing to pay for it, you may not be able to generate positive returns over time.

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Wal-Mart Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Wal-Mart Stores' target price odds to finish over the current price? Attributed to a normal probability distribution, the odds of Wal-Mart Stores jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 15.11%. The Wal-Mart Stores probability density function shows the probability of Wal-Mart Stores stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon Wal-Mart Stores has a beta of 0.6274. This entails as returns on the market go up, Wal-Mart Stores average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Wal-Mart Stores will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0169, implying that it can generate a 0.0169 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 142.06HorizonTargetOdds Up 142.06 
84.43%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Wal-Mart Stores to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 15.11 (This Wal-Mart Stores probability density function shows the probability of Wal-Mart Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Wal-Mart Stores Historical Income Statement

Wal-Mart Stores Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Wal-Mart's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Wal-Mart Stores revenue and expense. Wal-Mart Stores Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Wal-Mart Stores Net Income is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Wal-Mart Stores reported Net Income of 13.51 Billion in 2020. Net Income to Non Controlling Interests is likely to gain to about 594 M in 2021, whereas Cost of Revenue is likely to drop slightly above 289.8 B in 2021. View More Fundamentals

Wal-Mart Stock Against Markets

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Wal-Mart Stores Corporate Directors

Wal-Mart Stores corporate directors refer to members of a Wal-Mart Stores board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Wal-Mart Stores' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Wal-Mart Stores' board members must vote for the resolution. The Wal-Mart Stores board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Wal-Mart Stores is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Wal-Mart that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Wal-Mart Stores' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Wal-Mart Stores' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Wal-Mart Stores' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Wal-Mart Stores underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Wal-Mart Stores' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Wal-Mart Stores value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Wal-Mart Stores' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.