Forecasts data is unavailable for this security.

Consensus recommendation

As of Jul 22, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 29 polled investment analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. advises investors to hold their position in the company. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Aug 11, 2014. The previous consensus forecast advised that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. would outperform the market.
  • 1yr ago
  • 3M ago
  • 2M ago
  • 1M ago
  • Latest
Select bar for recommendation details.

Research reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports

Wal-Mart Stores
11 pages, 23 Jul 2016

Ford Investor Services, Inc.

Directors Deals Ltd.

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

1 page, 11 Jan 1994

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

1 page, 14 Apr 1993
More ▼

Share price forecast

The 23 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. have a median target of 69.00, with a high estimate of 85.00 and a low estimate of 51.00. The median estimate represents a -5.89% decrease from the last price of 73.32.


In 2016, Wal Mart Stores Inc reported a dividend of 1.96 USD, which represents a 2.08% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 2.01 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.35%.
Div growth (TTM)2.08%
More ▼

Earnings history & estimates

On May 19, 2016, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported 1st quarter 2017 earnings of 0.98 per share. This result exceeded the 0.88 consensus of the 23 analysts covering the company and under-performed last year's 1st quarter results by 4.85%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Aug 18, 2016.
Average growth rate+3.20%
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported annual 2016 earnings of 4.59 per share on Feb 18, 2016.
The next earnings announcement from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is expected the week of Feb 21, 2017.
Average growth rate+0.84%
More ▼

Revenue history & estimates

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had 1st quarter 2017 revenues of 115.90bn. This bettered the 113.21bn consensus of the 19 analysts covering the company. This was 0.94% above the prior year's 1st quarter results.
Average growth rate+0.55%
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had revenues for the full year 2016 of 482.13bn. This was 0.73% below the prior year's results.
Average growth rate+1.93%
More ▼
© Thomson Reuters Click for restrictions
All markets data located on is subject to the FT Terms & Conditions
All content on is for your general information and use only and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the content does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by FT and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other decisions.
Any information that you receive via is at best delayed intraday data and not "real time". Share price information may be rounded up/down and therefore not entirely accurate. FT is not responsible for any use of content by you outside its scope as stated in the FT Terms & Conditions.