EPS for Walmart Inc. (WMT) Expected At $1.02

November 10, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.25, from 0.88 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 60 investors sold Walmart Inc. shares while 484 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 501 raised stakes. 839.67 million shares or 1.93% less from 856.22 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Ionic Limited Co stated it has 3,900 shares. 257,016 were reported by Cs Mckee Ltd Partnership. Calamos Advsr Limited Co accumulated 644,606 shares or 0.34% of the stock. Ifrah Finance Service Inc holds 14,837 shares or 0.46% of its portfolio. Eagle Ridge Investment Mgmt reported 0.06% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Engineers Gate Manager Lp has invested 0.12% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Dodge Cox reported 316,719 shares. United Fin Advisers Ltd owns 319,096 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Md invested 0.15% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Parsons Mngmt Ri reported 13,893 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. St Johns Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 1.28% or 19,976 shares. Moreover, Proffitt And Goodson Inc has 0.37% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Marietta Investment Prns Limited Liability Co accumulated 2,400 shares. Alliancebernstein Lp holds 9.36 million shares or 0.56% of its portfolio. Johnson Investment Counsel Inc accumulated 391,092 shares.

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 45 sales for $3.25 billion activity. Another trade for 1,575 shares valued at $150,388 was sold by Canney Jacqueline P. WALTON JIM C sold $127.23 million worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Thursday, June 7. $1.77M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) was sold by Biggs M. Brett on Thursday, August 30. Another trade for 600,000 shares valued at $57.22 million was sold by WALTON ALICE L. Another trade for 2,883 shares valued at $277,497 was made by Bartlett Daniel J on Monday, August 20. McKenna Judith J also sold $1.17M worth of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) shares.

Analysts expect Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to report $1.02 EPS on November, 15 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.00 % from last quarter’s $1 EPS. WMT’s profit would be $2.99 billion giving it 25.87 P/E if the $1.02 EPS is correct. After having $1.29 EPS previously, Walmart Inc.’s analysts see -20.93 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $105.56. About 8.45 million shares traded. Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has risen 20.55% since November 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.93% the S&P500.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Walmart (NYSE:WMT), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Walmart had 16 analyst reports since May 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Friday, August 17 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 9. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $9800 target in Thursday, May 17 report. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Accumulate” rating by Gordon Haskett on Thursday, May 17. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 17 report. Raymond James downgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $107 target in Friday, August 17 report. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 17 by Argus Research. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, October 11 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, August 17.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company has market cap of $309.16 billion. It operates through three divisions: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. It has a 60.39 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.

More notable recent Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Walmart: How Long Until They Top Previous Earnings Highs?” on October 30, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Walmart Sues Synchrony: Here’s What Investors Need to Know” published on November 08, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “O’Dang Hummus to be featured in Walmart regional product showcase, plans big growth” on October 12, 2018. More interesting news about Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Is Walmart A Safe Play Ahead Of Earnings? These 2 Pros Say Yes” published on November 07, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stocks To Watch: All Eyes On Walmart, Volkswagen And A Jedi Contract” with publication date: November 10, 2018.

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