Wal-Mart Stores IncWMT:NYQ

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As of Apr 17 2014 21:00 BST.Data delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Consensus recommendation

As of Apr 17, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 33 polled investment analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. advises that the company will outperform the market. This has been the consensus forecast since the sentiment of investment analysts deteriorated on Sep 01, 2010. The previous consensus forecast advised investors to purchase equity in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc..

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Research Reports

Ford Investor Services, Inc.
MarketLine (a Datamonitor Company)
Directors Deals Ltd.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Share price forecast

The 20 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. have a median target of 81.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 66.00. The median estimate represents a 4.30% increase from the last price of 77.66. View Full Financials

High+15.9 %90.00
Med+4.3 %81.00
Low-15.0 %66.00


In 2014, Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported a dividend of 1.88 USD, which represents a 18.24% increase over last year. The 12 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.98 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 5.37%. View Full Financials

Div growth (TTM)+18.24 %
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Earnings history & estimates

On Feb 20, 2014, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported 4th quarter 2014 earnings of 1.60 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 25 analysts following the company and under-performed last year's 4th quarter results by 4.19 %.
The next earnings announcement is expected on May 15, 2014. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+2.37 %

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported annual 2014 earnings of 5.11 per share on Feb 20, 2014.
The next earnings announcement from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is expected the week of Feb 19, 2015. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+8.78 %
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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had 4th quarter 2014 revenues of 129.706bn. This missed the 130.233bn consensus estimate of the 19 analysts following the company. This was 12.12% above the prior year's 4th quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+0.68 %

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 476.294bn. This was 1.52% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.15 %
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