Shares of Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) Sees Large Outflow of Money

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) traded 0.36 points or 0.51% higher at $71.46.The total intraday money flow for the shares came in at a disappointing $(-30.7) million. The total upticks amounted to $64.61 million and the total downticks were approximately $95.31 million, with the up/down ratio of 0.68. On a different note, the shares have seen 0.72% price change during the week.In a block trade which occurred during the day, the stock had an inflow of $8.52 million in upticks and an outflow of $46.15 million in downticks. The up/down ratio for the block was found to be 0.18. The net money flow for the block transaction was $(-37.63) million.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.9% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.71%. The company shares have dropped 2.03% in the past 52 Weeks. On July 16, 2015 The shares registered one year high of $74.14 and one year low was seen on November 13, 2015 at $56.3. The 50-day moving average is $69.23 and the 200 day moving average is recorded at $66.35. S&P 500 has rallied 1.93% during the last 52-weeks.

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $70.95 and $70.95 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $71.72. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $71.46, notching a gain of 0.51% for the day. The total traded volume was 6,674,766 . The stock had closed at $71.10 on the previous day.

Currently the company Insiders own 51.55% of Wal-Mart Stores shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 31.1% of Wal-Mart Stores shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -9.78%. On the companys insider trading activities, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the officer (EVP) of Wal Mart Stores Inc, Ford Rollin L. had sold 740 shares worth of $50,061 in a transaction dated February 25, 2016. In this transaction, 740 shares were sold at $67.65 per share.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices (EDLP). The Companys operations are conducted in three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sams Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates retail stores in all 50 states in the United States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, with three primary store formats, as well as digital retail. The Walmart International segment consists of operations in 26 countries outside of the United States and includes numerous formats divided into three main categories: retail, wholesale and other. The Sams Club consists of membership-only warehouse clubs and operates in 48 states in the United States and in Puerto Rico, as well as digital retail.

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