A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) recently:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) opened at 71.23 on Monday. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a 12 month low of $58.32 and a 12 month high of $75.19. The firm has a market cap of $220.03 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.45 and a beta of 0.10. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $69.50 and a 200-day moving average of $71.20.
Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 17th. The retailer reported $0.98 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.02. Wal-Mart Stores had a net margin of 2.98% and a return on equity of 17.71%. The business had revenue of $118.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $118.69 billion. During the same period last year, the business earned $1.03 EPS. The company’s revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. will post $4.34 earnings per share for the current year.