Brokerage Firm Rating on Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) has an average broker rating of 2.79, which is interpreted as a Hold, as rated by 19 equity analysts. Nonetheless, 4 analysts are positive on the stocks future and they recommend a Strong Buy on the stock. Nevertheless, the majority of 13 analysts consider that the stock is a Hold with neither a large upside nor a downside. Ranking by Zacks Investment Research for Coach Inc is 2, which is also a Buy. 2 brokerage firm advices Strong Sell on the share due to lack of confidence about the future of the company.

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $7.9 from the average target price of $71.44 for the short term period. 16 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $85 and the most muted being $50.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT): The stock opened at $74.50 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $74.80 for the day. The stock traded down to $73.53 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $73.80 with a loss of -0.20% for the day. The stock had closed at $73.95 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,290,331 shares.

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Brewer Rosalind G, Officer (Executive Vice President) of WAL MART STORES INC, had unloaded 10,794 shares at an average price of $71.65 in a transaction dated on June 29, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $773,390.

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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