© The Financial Times Ltd 2016 FT and 'Financial Times' are trademarks of The Financial Times Ltd.
As of Jun 17, 2016, the consensus forecast amongst 31 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.
|Last year||3 months ago||2 months ago||4 weeks ago||Latest|
The 25 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. have a median target of 69.00, with a high estimate of 82.00 and a low estimate of 51.00. The median estimate represents a -4.11 % decrease from the last price of 71.96. View Full Financials
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%. View Full Financials
|Div growth (TTM)||+2.08 %|
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 24 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. View Full Interim Financials
|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. View Full Annual Financials
|Average growth rate||+0.84 %|
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had 1st quarter 2017 revenues of 115.90bn. This bettered the 113.22bn consensus of the 20 analysts covering the company. This was 0.94% above the prior year's 1st quarter results. View Full Interim Financials
|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. View Full Annual Financials
|Average growth rate||+1.93 %|