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Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT)

$75.18 USD -$0.26 (-0.34%)
Last Price $75.18
Net Change $-0.26 (-0.34%)
Bid $0
Ask Price $0
Open Price $75.24
Previous Close Price $75.44
High Price $75.44
Low Price $74.93
Number of Trades 26,801
Volume 7,330,400
Fifty Two Week High $75.77 (2017-04-26)
Fifty Two Week Low $62.72 (2016-05-18)
Average Daily Volume 8,746,006
Share Outstanding 3,033,010 Shares
Total Dividend Payout 2.04/yr
Dividend Yield 2.7%
1st Quarter Earnings $1.3 (2017-02-21)
2nd Quarter Earnings $1.07 (2016-08-18)
3nd Quarter Earnings $0.98 (2016-05-19)
4th Quarter Earnings $ ()
PE Ratio $17.42
EPS Growth $0.11
Recent Earnings $1.3
Annual EPS $4.33
Last Quarter EPS $
Market Capitalization $228.02B
Insider Shareholders % 0.5155%
Annual Revenue $0B
No. Shares Outstanding 3,033,010
Inst. Shareholder % 29.48%
Annual Net Income $13.64B
TTM Net Profit Margin $2.81
1-Year Return 15.68%
3-Year Return 2.34%
5-Year Return 45.34%
5-Year Revenue Growth 8.71%
5-Year Earnings Growth -3.79%
5-Year Dividend Growth 36.99%
Annual Dividend $2.04
Annual Dividend Yield 2.79%
Change in EPS YTD 0.11%
Dividends per Share $0.51
Stock Split Ratio 2-1
Beta 0.13
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.

Today's Wal-Mart Stock Update

Sometimes all you have time for in the morning is a quick look at where your favorite stock is trading. That's why here we put together all your key Wal-Mart stock info for today, April 29, 2017. You'll also get an overall picture of how WMT stock has traded over the past year. Let's start with where WMT stock closed yesterday - at $75.18. From the previous trading session Wal-Mart shares dropped 0.34% or $0.26 . Looking at the 52-week highs and lows for WMT is a good way to make sense of the current price, so let's do that now... WMT is trading above where it was one-year ago, with shares higher by 9.10%.

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The Wal-Mart stock price 52-week high is $75.77. That was hit on 4/26/2017. The WMT stock 52-week low is $62.72, reached on 5/18/2016. And, take note - WMT trading volume yesterday was 6,052,200. That's less than Wal-Mart stock's average daily trading volume of 7,330,420. Wal-Mart's market capitalization - the amount of shares outstanding times the share price - is 228,021,691,000. 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 16.89. That's smaller 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 4.39. 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 0.13. Wal-Mart stock has a dividend yield of 2.70%. Generally a dividend yield of 2% or more is decent for those investors who want income from dividend stocks. Every day we publish Wal-Mart stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on WMT and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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