Walmart set to offer free same-day delivery in NY

Lloyd Doyle
September 30, 2017

Its down 0.08, from 1.55 in 2017Q1.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of WMT. 29 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. The retailer reported $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.01. Arrow Fincl Corp owns 27,305 shares for 0.49% of their portfolio. Vanguard Grp Incorporated Inc has 105.67M shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Bluecrest Capital invested in 0.13% or 44,576 shares. Guardian Cap Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). On average, equities analysts forecast that Wal-Mart Stores will post $4.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Sigma Planning Corporation invested in 25,953 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 478,692 shares or 0.61% of its portfolio. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,099 shares of the retailer's stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 901 shares during the period.

Since May 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 selling transactions for $4.06 billion activity.

In other Wal-Mart Stores news, major shareholder Alice L. Walton sold 696,363 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 30th. $104,113 worth of stock was sold by Canney Jacqueline P on Tuesday, May 23.

In other Wal-Mart Stores news, insider Jeffrey J. Gearhart sold 9,216 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 29th.

Quantum Capital Management Llc increased Copart Inc (CPRT) stake by 105.22% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cheviot Value Management Llc sold 51,692 shares as the company's stock rose 13.55% with the market. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $78.95. Flow Traders Us Llc who had been investing in Credit Suisse Ag/Nassau for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $172.88 million market cap company. Vnbtrust National Association has invested 0.1% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500.

The grocery segment is a significant part of Wal-Mart's business, and reports in May suggested that the company is gaining market share in the segment. WealthTrust Arizona LLC boosted its holdings in Wal-Mart Stores by 1.2% in the second quarter.

A Jet spokesperson said the brand will be introduced over the course of coming months, and more items will be added as it goes. Winfield Associates Inc. lifted its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 5.8% in the second quarter. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have assigned a hold rating, fourteen have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Therefore 0 are positive. ModCloth is starting to be carried on Jet now, while Bonobos will be sometime next year, according to Wal-Mart officials. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Monday, May 29 report.

Among 35 analysts covering Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, October 15 to "Neutral". The stock has "Hold" rating by TheStreet on Friday, September 18. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has "Underperform" rating given on Saturday, August 22 by Wolfe Research. The rating was initiated by Wood with "Market Perform" on Monday, August 3. The firm has "Hold" rating by Wells Fargo given on Thursday, August 17.

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