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Published: Wed, January 11, 2017
Economy | By Melissa Porter

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Stake Held by Henderson Group PLC


Past 5 years growth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

While looking at the Stock's Performance, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. now shows a Weekly Performance of -0.59%, where Monthly Performance is -2.68%, Quarterly performance is 0.73%, 6 Months performance is -5.92% and yearly performance percentage is 11.28%. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 2.6% in the second quarter. Finally, Analytic Investors LLC increased its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 177.7% in the second quarter.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Regentatlantic Capital LLC Purchases 8,539 Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc". BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 19,309,257 shares of the retailer's stock worth $1,409,962,000 after buying an additional 297,217 shares during the period. Analysts mean target price for Pandora Media Inc (NYSE:P) is $14.30 while their mean recommendation is 2.40 (1=Buy, 5=sell). (NYSE:WMT) traded down 0.240% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $68.545.

Under the terms of the spin-off, Citrix will distribute all of the shares of common stock of its wholly owned subsidiary, GetGo, to Citrix stockholders as of the record date by means of a pro rata distribution. The stock's price moved down its 200-day moving average of $71.37. However its lowest revenue estimates are $130.27B and highest revenue estimates are $133.53B. This appreciation has taken its market valuation to 214.10B.

We can also take a look at some company earnings per share or EPS information. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 18.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13.4 percent. The business had revenue of $118.20 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $118.69 billion. A year ago the company's sales were $129.67B. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.49.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) went up 0.66% during trading on 01/09/2017, with the company's shares hitting the price near $68.71.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on WMT. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company.

The data in this report is in part provided by Zacks Research and Yahoo Finance. These analysts may reference prior stock price support and resitence levels to help determine their target calculations. 26 Analysts think that the Price Target for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Zacks research also gives calculated recommendations from sell-side analysts that cover company shares. Finally, Citigroup Inc. restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Monday, October 3rd. WMT attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week performance of -1.44%. The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $75.09. Following the transaction, the President and CEO is left with a stake of 5185.35 shares, now valued at $353952. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.08, for a total transaction of $5,185,352.04. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 51.55% of the company's stock.

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