Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) Director S Robson Walton sold 1,109,156 shares of Walmart stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.92, for a total transaction of $108,608,555.52. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 3,347,254 shares in the company, valued at approximately $327,763,111.68. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

S Robson Walton also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, November 28th, S Robson Walton sold 2,731,356 shares of Walmart stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.26, for a total transaction of $260,188,972.56.
  • On Wednesday, November 21st, S Robson Walton sold 644,405 shares of Walmart stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $94.11, for a total transaction of $60,644,954.55.
  • On Monday, November 19th, S Robson Walton sold 910,656 shares of Walmart stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.15, for a total transaction of $88,470,230.40.
  • On Friday, November 16th, S Robson Walton sold 1,281,814 shares of Walmart stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.71, for a total transaction of $125,246,045.94.
  • On Thursday, September 27th, S Robson Walton sold 807,654 shares of Walmart stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.46, for a total transaction of $76,290,996.84.
  • On Tuesday, September 18th, S Robson Walton sold 600,000 shares of Walmart stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.37, for a total transaction of $57,222,000.00.
  • On Thursday, September 13th, S Robson Walton sold 531,360 shares of Walmart stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.23, for a total transaction of $50,601,412.80.
  • On Tuesday, September 11th, S Robson Walton sold 600,000 shares of Walmart stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.92, for a total transaction of $58,152,000.00.

Walmart stock traded down $1.30 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $93.47. 2,822,958 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,687,397. The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $283.83 billion, a PE ratio of 21.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.91 and a beta of 0.32. Walmart Inc has a 52 week low of $81.78 and a 52 week high of $109.98.

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 15th. The retailer reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $124.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $124.86 billion. Walmart had a net margin of 1.01% and a return on equity of 18.36%. Research analysts forecast that Walmart Inc will post 4.81 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd. grew its stake in Walmart by 12.6% in the 3rd quarter. Strategic Wealth Partners Ltd. now owns 13,468 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $1,265,000 after buying an additional 1,503 shares in the last quarter. Burleson & Company LLC grew its stake in Walmart by 57.9% in the 3rd quarter. Burleson & Company LLC now owns 7,505 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $726,000 after buying an additional 2,753 shares in the last quarter. Belpointe Asset Management LLC grew its stake in Walmart by 29.1% in the 3rd quarter. Belpointe Asset Management LLC now owns 6,307 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $592,000 after buying an additional 1,423 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in Walmart by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 125,244,695 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $11,761,729,000 after buying an additional 1,110,593 shares in the last quarter. Finally, WealthPLAN Partners LLC grew its stake in Walmart by 4.9% in the 3rd quarter. WealthPLAN Partners LLC now owns 39,794 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $3,747,000 after buying an additional 1,846 shares in the last quarter. 29.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several analysts have recently issued reports on WMT shares. Telsey Advisory Group boosted their price target on shares of Walmart from $105.00 to $107.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Argus set a $112.00 price target on shares of Walmart and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 17th. Goldman Sachs Group set a $101.00 price target on shares of Walmart and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 14th. Morgan Stanley reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $98.00 price target on shares of Walmart in a research report on Thursday, October 4th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $101.00 price target on shares of Walmart and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, September 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have given a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $104.04.

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Walmart Company Profile

Walmart Inc engages in the retail and wholesale operations in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. It operates supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, discount stores, drugstores, and convenience stores; membership-only warehouse clubs; e-commerce Websites, such as walmart.com, jet.com, hayneedle.com, shoes.com, moosejaw.com, modcloth.com, bonobos.com, and samsclub.com; and mobile commerce and voice-activated commerce applications.

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