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Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT)

Last Updated: Dec-07-2016 08:25:35

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Today's Wal-Mart Stock Update

Here we've put together some of the most important Wal-Mart stock numbers for you. That includes recent closing price, 52-week highs and lows, and more great information for investors, as of December 07, 2016.To start, the WMT stock closing price was $70.36. Shares went up 0.60% or $0.42 from the previous day's close.So where does that put Wal-Mart stock relative to the past year of prices?At today's price, WMT is trading higher than it was one-year ago, with shares up 17.93%.

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The Wal-Mart stock price 52-week high is $75.19. That was hit on 8/18/2016. The WMT stock 52-week low is $58.67, reached on 12/21/2015.Another number to look at - WMT trading volume yesterday was 10,527,801. That's higher than Wal-Mart stock's average daily trading volume of 7,778,009.Wal-Mart's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 217,641,773,000. That gives Wal-Mart a mega market cap, because it's over 200 billion. As of the start of April 2016, Apple has the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of Wal-Mart stock is 15.68. That's less than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare WMT to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of WMT is 4.60.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for Wal-Mart is 0.11.Wal-Mart stock has a dividend yield of 2.82%. Most income investors look for "dividend stocks" that have a yield of 2% or more, but there are different factors that affect the health of a company's payout.Money Morning gives you Wal-Mart stock news daily. We publish new info on WMT and dozens of other key companies we're watching now, every day, so investors will never miss an opportunity. As always, our content is free.

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Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) Profile

Prior Close$70.36
Market Cap$215.88 B
PE Ratio15.47
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is the world's largest retailer. They are engaged in the operation of mass merchandising stores which serve their customers primarily through the operation of three segments which are the Wal-Mart Stores segment the SAM'S Club segment and the International segment.
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TSCDYTesco Plc Spons ADR$21.89 B
AHOND$18.43 B
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DEGEtablissements Delhaize Freres$11.75 B
CNCOCencosud S.A.$8.35 B
MAKSYMarks & SP Gp ADR$6.82 B
JSAIYJ Sainsbury ADR New$6.46 B
CBDCompanhia Brasileira De Distribuicao$3.82 B

WMT Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$1.07 (2016-08-18)
2nd Quarter Earnings$0.98 (2016-05-19)
3rd Quarter Earnings$1.49 (2016-02-18)
4th Quarter Earnings$0.99 (2015-11-17)
PE Ratio15.47
EPS Growth-6.08%
Recent Earnings$1.07
Annual EPS$4.52
Market Capitalization$215.88 B
Insider Shareholder %0.5155%
Annual Revenue$484.6 B
Number of Shares Outstanding3,093,260 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %28.67%
Annual Net Income$14.46B
TTM Net Profit Margin$2.98
One Year Return20.59%
Three Year Return-6.71%
Five Year Return36.33%
Five Year Revenue Growth14.29%
Five Year Earnings Growth12.78%
Five Year Dividend Growth61.98%
Last Quarter EPS$0.98
Annual EPS$4.52
Annual Dividend$2
Annual Dividend Yield2.86%
Change in EPS YTD-6.08%
PE Ratio15.47
Recent Earnings$1.07
Dividends per Share$0.5
Stock Split Ratio2-1

WMT Key Stats

Last Price$69.79
Net Change$-0.57 (-0.81%)
Ask Price$69.82
Open Price$69.79
Previous Close Price$70.36
High Price$69.79
Low Price$69.79
Number of Trades19
Fifty Two Week High$75.19 (2016-08-18)
Fifty Two Week Low$58.67 (2015-12-21)
Average Daily Volume9,486,298
Share Outstanding3,093,260 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$2/yr
Dividend Yield2.86%