Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) Director S Robson Walton sold 1,109,156 shares of the company’s 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 owns 3,347,254 shares in the company, valued at approximately $327,763,111.68. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink.

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 stock was 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 stock was 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 stock was 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 stock was sold at an average price of $96.92, for a total transaction of $58,152,000.00.

Shares of Walmart stock traded down $1.04 on Thursday, reaching $94.77. 10,365,637 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 9,448,366. Walmart Inc has a 52 week low of $81.78 and a 52 week high of $109.98. The company has a market capitalization of $283.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.44, a P/E/G ratio of 3.91 and a beta of 0.32. The company has a quick ratio of 0.22, a current ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.63.

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 15th. The retailer reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.06. Walmart had a net margin of 1.01% and a return on equity of 18.36%. The firm had revenue of $124.89 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $124.86 billion. Equities analysts expect that Walmart Inc will post 4.81 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities research analysts have commented on WMT shares. MKM Partners decreased their price objective on shares of Walmart from $107.00 to $105.00 in a research note on Monday, October 22nd. Stephens set a $115.00 price objective on shares of Walmart and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Citigroup increased their price objective on shares of Walmart from $101.00 to $113.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Argus set a $112.00 price objective on shares of Walmart and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Walmart from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 17th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating, sixteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $104.04.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Lathrop Investment Management Corp boosted its holdings in Walmart by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Lathrop Investment Management Corp now owns 174,487 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $14,945,000 after buying an additional 775 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. bought a new position in Walmart in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $62,824,000. Allen Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Walmart in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,113,000. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT boosted its holdings in Walmart by 14.9% in the 2nd quarter. Bradley Foster & Sargent Inc. CT now owns 10,124 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $867,000 after buying an additional 1,315 shares during the period. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Walmart by 2,699.2% in the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 602,650 shares of the retailer’s stock worth $59,512,000 after buying an additional 581,121 shares during the period. 29.18% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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About Walmart

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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