Analysts expect record year for Wal-Mart

Tomorrow the American company Wal-Mart Stores will report her results over the past quarter. For this year the consensus of the revenue equals 486,48 billion dollars. The expectations of the revenue would mean a record revenue for the company. This is slightly more than the 2015's revenue of 482,13 billion dollars.

Historical revenues and results Wal-Mart Stores plus taxations 2016


The analysts estimate for 2016 a net profit of 13,32 billion dollars. For this year the analyst's consensus of Wal-Mart Stores 's result per share is a profit of 4,27 dollars. With these estimates the PE-ratio equals 17,08.

The average of the dividends estimates is at 2,01 dollars. The dividend yield consequently equals 2,76 percent. On average the food & drug sector yields dividend return of around 1,08 percent.

Latest target prices around 78 dollars

Wal-Mart Stores is being covered by 11 analysts (only based on fundamental analysis). The average target price for the stock is at 76,3 dollars. This is around 5 percent more than the current stock price of 72,93 dollars. The 3 most recent recommendations for the American company were provided by Goldman Sachs (hold, 71,00 dollars), Jefferies & Co. (buy, 85,00 dollars) and Deutsche Bank (hold, 77,00 dollars).

Based on the number of outstanding shares Wal-Mart Stores 's market capitalization equals 230,6 billion dollars.

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