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Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd owns 2,240 shares. Transamerica Inc owns 1.12% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) for 109,431 shares. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mgmt Il stated it has 0.41% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Tompkins Fincl invested 0.15% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Steinberg Global Asset Management owns 4,053 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has invested 0% in Unifi, Inc. Shares in OptimumBank Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:) rose to 52-week highs; up 155.12% or 3.940 to 6.480. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 8,266,589 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $595,995,000 after buying an additional 99,921 shares during the last quarter. Company insiders own 51.39% of the company's stock. Wal-Mart Stores Inc had 119 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was first posted by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide copyright law. Jefferies maintained the shares of WMT in report on Monday, July 17 with "Buy" rating. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) earned "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, September 16.

Among 35 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. The Nebraska-based Lawson Kroeker Invest Inc Ne has invested 2.6% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a "hold" rating on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have given a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The insider WALTON JIM C sold 3.00M shares worth $237.76M. $55.45's average target is -25.17% below currents $74.1 stock price. The stock rose 9.32% or $8.37 reaching $98.2 per share. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 5,142 Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) shares with value of $408,070 were sold by Chojnowski David. It also reduced its holding in National Oilwell Varco Inc (NYSE:NOV) by 305,888 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1,141 shares, and cut its stake in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX). The disclosure for this sale can be found here. WALTON ALICE L sold $256.21M worth of stock. $868,299 worth of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) was sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J on Wednesday, May 24. (NYSE WMT) opened at $89.83 on Thursday. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Unifi, Inc. The firm has a market capitalization of $270,430.00, a P/E ratio of 20.87, a P/E/G ratio of 3.39 and a beta of 0.34. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a 52 week low of $65.28 and a 52 week high of $91.98.

More notable recent Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: "Wal-Mart's new robots scan shelves to restock items faster" on October 26, 2017, also Reuters.com with their article: "Wal-Mart partners with Lord & Taylor to expand online fashion presence" published on November 13, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "The Curious Case Of Wal-Mart" on November 07, 2017.

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Consensus estimates call for fourth-quarter EPS of $1.33 and revenues of $134.4 billion. Wal-Mart Stores had a return on equity of 16.87% and a net margin of 2.60%. In the same period a year ago, Walmart reported EPS of $0.98 on revenues of $118.18 billion. The company has market cap of $138.36 billion. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating IBM, 2 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold".

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world.

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USA same-store sales increased 2.7 percent, beating the consensus of 1.8 percent, and up more than half from the previous year's same quarter of 1.2 percent.

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