In last trading session, Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) saw 2,275,723 shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 0.31. Company’s recent per share price level of $119.46 trading at -$0.1 or -0.11% at recent trade assigns it a market valuation of $338.63 Billion. That current price of WMT’s stock is at a discount of -11.65% from its 52-week high price of $133.38 and is indicating a premium of 14.62% from its 52-week low price of $102. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 8.07 Million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 9.51 Million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Walmart Inc. (WMT), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 2. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 34 analysts covering the stock, 1 rated the stock as a Sell while 6 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 7 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 20 see the stock as a Buy. None analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $1.23 in the current quarter.
Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) trade information
In the face of being in the red today for losing 0%, in the last five days WMT remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Tuesday, Jun 23 when the stock touched $122.85 price level, adding 2.61% to its value on the day. Walmart Inc.’s shares saw a change of 0.67% in year-to-date performance and have moved -0.18% in past 5-day. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) showed a performance of -3.41% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 14.04 Million shares which calculate 1.48 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $135.41 to the stock, which implies a rise of 13.35% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $100 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $150. It follows that stock’s current price would jump +25.57% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -16.29% for stock’s current value.
Walmart Inc. (WMT) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Walmart Inc. is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company added +0.17% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 0% while that of industry is 14.1. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2020. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decline by -3.1% in the current quarter and calculating -0.9% decline in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to rise 4.2% from the last financial year’s standing.
22 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $134.42 Billion for the same. And 22 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $131.39 Billion in the next quarter that will end in October 01, 2020. Company posted $130.38 Billion and $127.99 Billion of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to grow by 3.1% while estimating it to be 2.7% for the next quarter.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 0.9% during past 5 years. In 2020, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 114.9% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 5.63%
Walmart Inc. is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between August 18 and August 18, 2020, and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt. With an annual yield of 1.8%, the share has a forward dividend of 2.16 which implies that company’s dividend yield remained growing in trailing twelve months while having a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.42%.
Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 50.91% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 30.95% percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 63.05%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 2607 institutions for Walmart Inc. that are currently holding shares of the company. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the top institutional holder at WMT for having 137.63 Million shares of worth $15.64 Billion. And as of March 30, 2020, it was holding 4.86% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Blackrock Inc., which was holding about 90.2 Million shares on March 30, 2020. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 3.18% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $10.25 Billion.
On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of March 30, 2020, the former fund manager was holding 41720918 shares of worth $4.74 Billion or 1.47% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 29.2 Million shares on March 30, 2020, making its stake of worth around $3.32 Billion in the company or a holder of 1.03% of company’s stock.