Walmart to Become Mega-Retailer's Legal Name

08 December, 2017, 01:24 | Author: Terri Saunders
  • Walmart to Become Mega-Retailer's Legal Name

Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 7,654 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $579,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the last quarter.

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Wal-Mart Stores's Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -51.02. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 13.83% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Finally, Private Vista LLC increased its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 2.4% in the third quarter. The Illinois-based Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Mngmt Il has invested 0.41% in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 7,654 shares of the retailer's stock worth $579,000 after buying an additional 24 shares during the period. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 89.2% in the 1st quarter. The stock increased 2.24% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $20.505. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.00, for a total value of $125,294.00. Blair William Il holds 313,919 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

In related news, major shareholder Jim C. Walton sold 3,000,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 16th. The firm owned $48.75 million shares of the company's stock after selling 1.27 million shares during the period. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has a 1 year low of $65.28 and a 1 year high of $100.13. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices.

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The discounter's formal legal name when it incorporated on 31 October, 1969 was Wal-Mart Inc. Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.00 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.28 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.28. The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 23.41 and 3690000 shares have traded hands in the session. After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is now at 67.35, the 7-day stands at 62.90, and the 3-day is sitting at 51.46. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $133.53 Billion and $130.07 Billion, respectively. Prudential invested in 0.58% or 5.18M shares.

Wal-Mart Stores announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 10th that authorizes the company to repurchase $20.00 billion in outstanding shares.

The retailer's shares were flat in pre-market trading at $97.82. The relative volume of the stock is 0.97, while its market cap is $293.23 Billion.

Several analysts have recently commented on WMT shares. The institutional investor owned 140,130 shares of the retailer's stock after acquiring an additional 3,264 shares during the period. Receive News & Ratings for Wal-Mart Stores Inc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Wal-Mart Stores Inc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a $80.00 price objective on shares of Wal-Mart Stores and gave the stock a "neutral" rating in a report on Monday, August 14th. Oppenheimer restated a "buy" rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research note on Friday, August 18th.

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