Wal-Mart Stores IncWMT:NYQ

75.14
1.04 / 1.40%
7.02m
0.75%
0.4915
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Consensus recommendation

As of Oct 17, 2014, the consensus forecast amongst 39 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.

Previous recommendations
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Buy8
Outperform8
Hold19
Underperform2
Sell1
No opinion0

Research Reports

S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports
Ford Investor Services, Inc.
MarketLine (a Datamonitor Company)
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.

Share price forecast

The 21 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. have a median target of 80.00, with a high estimate of 87.00 and a low estimate of 69.00. The median estimate represents a 7.96% increase from the last price of 74.10. View Full Financials

High+15.8 %87.00
Med+6.5 %80.00
Low-8.2 %69.00

Dividends

In 2014, Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported a dividend of 1.88 USD, which represents a 18.24% increase over last year. The 14 analysts covering the company expect dividends of 1.92 USD for the upcoming fiscal year, an increase of 2.02%. View Full Financials

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

On Aug 14, 2014, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. reported 2nd quarter 2015 earnings of 1.21 per share. This result was in line with the consensus of the 28 analysts following the company and under-performed last year's 2nd quarter results by 3.20%.
The next earnings announcement is expected on Nov 13, 2014. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+2.58%

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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Revenue

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had 2nd quarter 2015 revenues of 120.13bn. This bettered the 119.04bn consensus of the 20 analysts covering the company. This was 4.49% above the prior year's 2nd quarter results. View Full Interim Financials

Average growth rate+1.04%

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had revenues for the full year 2014 of 476.29bn. This was 1.52% above the prior year's results. View Full Annual Financials

Average growth rate+4.15%
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