Wal-Mart's Stock Plunges On Slower E-Commerce Growth In Q4

Walmart shares tumble after it reports 4Q earnings drop

Walmart's Revenue Rises, but Profit Falls Amid E-Commerce Push

Wal-Mart Stores Inc has a 12 month low of $68.69 and a 12 month high of $109.98. Deutsche Bank maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) on Monday, November 13 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:WMT). Tokio Marine Asset Management accumulated 46,677 shares or 0.55% of the stock.

Still, despite the massive drop in Walmart stock on Tuesday, the company actually has a solid piece of good news for income investors. (NYSE:WMT) was sold by WALTON ALICE L on Wednesday, August 30. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, August 6 by Maxim Group. (NASDAQ:FEYE) on Thursday, November 5 with "Outperform" rating. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Wednesday, July 26 report.

Fifth Third Bancorp decreased Fireeye Inc (FEYE) stake by 80.68% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Carpenter Lonny J sold $818,792 worth of stock or 5,000 shares. The stock grabbed 269 new institutional investments totaling 9,557,772 shares while 76 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 4,330,678 shares. The stock increased 1.52% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $58.88. It has outperformed by 12.90% the S&P500. During the same quarter a year ago, the company posted $1.30 EPS. Shares for $158.93 million were sold by WALTON JIM C. $125,299 worth of Walmart Inc.

Investors sentiment is 1.02 in Q3 2017.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in WMT. 102.05 million shares or 7.26% more from 95.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Private Advisor Gru Limited Liability Company invested in 11,492 shares or 0% of the stock. Bank of America maintained Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). State Treasurer State Of Michigan reported 444,134 shares. Cleararc holds 0.44% or 37,628 shares. (NYSE:WMT). Liberty Cap Management has invested 0.34% in Walmart Inc. Pictet Asset Management, United Kingdom-based fund reported 275,459 shares. Sector Pension Inv Board holds 166,783 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. (NYSE:WMT). Hayek Kallen Investment has 2.69% invested in Walmart Inc. This company shares are 14.15% off its target price of $107.43 and the current market capitalization stands at $274.67B. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 0.22% invested in Walmart Inc. Chilton Investment Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 2,858 shares in its portfolio. Neil Saunders, Managing Director of retail consultancy GlobalData, wrote in a note to investors, "There are many demographics, especially younger and professional segments, for whom Walmart is not the destination of choice online.This isn't because it doesn't sell what they want". It also reduced its holding in Intl Business Mach (NYSE:IBM) by 5,100 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 10,800 shares, and cut its stake in Priceline Group Inc/The (NASDAQ:PCLN). Regal Advsrs Lc holds 0.31% of its portfolio in Walmart Inc.

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Towle & Co increased Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE:TPC) stake by 35,135 shares to 913,610 valued at $25.95 million in 2017Q3. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.342 during the last trading session, reaching $93.768. Net profit margin of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world. The company has a market cap of $274.67 Billion.

Walmart has three business segments namely: Sam's Club, Walmart US, and Walmart International. It has a 24.29 P/E ratio. On its earnings call, Walmart executives said the company would double down on its investments in e-commerce and online grocery sales, a consumer sector that's thought to increase both shopper numbers and loyalty. Company insiders own 51.39% of the company's stock. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (NYSE:CBI) was raised too. They expect $-0.27 EPS, up 20.59% or $0.07 from last year's $-0.34 per share.

The retailer did report a profit decline for the quarter, down to $2.17 billion or 73 cents in diluted earnings per share from $3.75 billion, or $1.22 a share during the same quarter the previous year. About 52.09M shares traded or 442.20% up from the average. Avalon Advisors Limited Com stated it has 480,786 shares. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Amazon. 881.34 million shares or 0.46% more from 877.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 50,100 are owned by Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al. Glenmede Trust Na accumulated 580 shares. (WMT) in trading session dated December 11, 2017. Longer Invests reported 3,595 shares or 0.25% of all its holdings. Clearbridge Invests Lc holds 1.26M shares.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $219,115 activity. Shares for $266,976 were sold by McGarry John F on Tuesday, January 16.

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