Walmart beats all around, with e-commerce sales rising

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That's down -0.03, from 2017Q3's 1.02.

Shares of Walmart Inc. slipped nearly 2 percent in early trading. 435 grew stakes while 165 funds acquired stakes. Bank Hapoalim BM now owns 18,355 shares of the retailer's stock worth $1,434,000 after acquiring an additional 2,995 shares in the last quarter.

Blue Chip Ptnrs, Michigan-based fund reported 12,563 shares. Hanson Mcclain has invested 0.03% in Walmart Inc. Green Square Capital Ltd Llc reported 70,315 shares stake. UBS maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) with "Buy" rating. Cannell Peter B & Inc reported 6,950 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NYSE:WMT). Northern Tru reported 0.45% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Calamos Advsrs Limited Liability Company invested in 632,761 shs. Zpr Investment Management owns 12,996 shares or 0.25% of their U.S. portfolio. (NYSE:WMT). The California-based Eqis has invested 0.11% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Gw Henssler & Assocs Limited stated it has 172,744 shares or 1.59% of all its holdings. A large volume of successful sales brings the profit to the company, and Walmart Inc. has had some accomplishments in this field. (NYSE:WMT). Parsec Management Incorporated holds 1.24% or 185,686 shares.

As of 2017 Q4 Cullinan Associates Inc has 23.5% invested in Wal Mart Stores Inc.

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $200,291 activity.

At the moment, there are a total of 32 analysts who cover Walmart Inc. The institutional investor held 33,986 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.05 million, down from 56,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Analysts sees -15.04 % negative EPS growth this quarter.

Walmart stock traded up $1.32 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $85.84.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of WMT.

Net sales at WalMart International were $30.3 billion, an increase of 11.7%. WMT outperformed the S&P 500 by 11.98%.

Among 23 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. The positive are 57%. Analysts have placed a $105.4 price target on Walmart Inc., suggesting a 24.7% gain from recent close.

Here we'll take a quick glance at how the stock price is now trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, October 21 with "Neutral" rating. Credit Suisse Group set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Walmart and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 1st. On Friday, November 17 the stock of Walmart Inc. Goldman Sachs reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $113.00 price objective on shares of Walmart in a research report on Friday, February 16th. On Thursday, December 7 the firm has "Hold" rating given by Tigress Financial.

The company said unseasonably cool weather negatively impacted general merchandise sales and traffic and that it saw a 23 basis point hit to gross margins caused by higher fuel costs and third party trucking market rate pressures. The stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 21. 34 are the (NYSE:WMT)'s analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide.The firm is valued at $253.65 billion. The company has market cap of $163.40 million. It operates through three divisions: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and SamÂ's Club.The P/E ratio is 25.77. It has a 12.41 P/E ratio. The firm operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement stores, specialty electronics stores, apparel stores, drug stores, convenience stores, and membership-only warehouse clubs; and retail Websites, such as walmart.com and samsclub.com, as well as mobile commerce applications.

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