165 funds acquired stakes and 435 increased stakes. The institutional investor held 577,000 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $56.98 million, down from 818,100 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pioneer Trust Bankshares N A Or owns 7,417 shs for 0.36% of their capital. Cobblestone Advsrs Limited Liability holds 2,180 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio.
It's an encouraging report from Walmart, which like other retailers is looking at new ways to compete in light of swiftly changing shopping habits and intense competition from Amazon. The ratio turned negative, as 98 funds increased and opened new positions, while 87 sold and trimmed equity positions in Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Raymond James And Associates has invested 0.35% in Walmart Inc.
WMT traded down $2.06 during trading on Monday, hitting $85.47. Summit Financial Wealth Advsrs Lc owns 0.35% invested in Walmart Inc. Fukoku Mutual Life Ins, Japan-based fund reported 5,060 shares. Janney Mgmt Ltd, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 255,020 shs.
Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Mngmt Corporation invested in 463,100 shs. California-based Dowling & Yahnke Limited Co has invested 0.63% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) for 1.40M shares. Walmart had a return on equity of 16.85% and a net margin of 1.97%. Folger Nolan Fleming Douglas Capital Incorporated has 0.04% invested in Walmart Inc.
Walmart (NYSE:WMT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 20th.
Walmart reported an adjusted first-quarter profit of $1.14 per share, topping the estimate for $1.12. The business posted revenue of $136,267.00 million for the three-month period, above $1375 million, compared to analysts' forecasts of $134,892.00 million with a surprise factor of 1.02%. Thus, we see an opportune moment for Walmart (WMT - Free Report) Q1 2019 earnings results ahead of the opening bell, and the numbers were quite good. Dynegy Inc. (DYN) has risen 79.34% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 11.98%.
"Big money sentiment for Wal Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) in Q4 2017 decreased to 0.99, SEC.gov filings reveal".
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Walmart Inc. had 1 insider sale and 0 insider purchases since December 11, 2017. Newell Rubbermaid Inc. had 66 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morningstar set a $91.00 price target on shares of Walmart and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Thursday, May 10th. On Wednesday, February 21 the rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a "neutral" rating and issued a $88.00 price target on shares of Walmart in a research report on Friday, May 11th. (NYSE:WMT) to "Buy" rating. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 17.
Walmart is somewhat immune to day-to-day stock pressure because it doesn't answer exclusively to Wall Street. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of -2.07% and stays -2.8% away from its 50 days moving average. The firm has "Hold" rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, May 1. On Friday, March 2 the firm has "Perform" rating by Oppenheimer given.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide.
Walmart US generated $77.7bn of that revenue total, while Walmart International contributed $30.3bn (which was 11.7% up on last year) and Sam's Club brought in $13.6bn.
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Walmart Inc. (WMT) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.33 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1.37.