The stocks of WMT have been issued with a rating of buy by around twenty-nine different analysts covering the firm. According to a report, one of the investment analysts has already issued the company with a rating of sell, while five others have issued the company with a rating of hold. Currently, the price target of the company over a period of 1 year has been set at a price of $162.20.
The Stock Commentary Of WMT
There have been quite a few research analysts that have commented on the stocks of WMT. Deutsche Bank has already increased the price target of the company from $165 to $181 with a rating of buy in a 19th May research report. Raymond James has also increased the price target of the company from $155 to $165 with a rating of outperform in a 25th May research report.
Morgan Stanley has also increased the price target of the company from $154 to $160 with a rating of overweight in a 19th May research report. Credit Suisse has also come up with a rating of outperform in a 19th May research report. In the end, MKM partners came up with a price target of $152 along with a rating of neutral in a 25th May research report.
The stocks of WMT traded on Friday at $138.5. The moving average price of the company over a period of 50 days is $139.90. The year low of the company is $118.02, with a year high of around $153.66. The debt-to-equity ratio of the company has been set at 0.52, with the quick ratio coming to around 0.37. The market cap of the firm has been set at $388.18 billion, with a 32.22 PE ratio, along with a 4.15 PEG ratio.
WMT previously announced its quarterly earnings on the 18th of May. The EPS reported by the company during this period was $1.69, with the consensus estimate coming to $1.21. The net margin of the company has been set at 2.18%, with a 19.22% return on equity.