Walmart Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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WMT -- USA Stock  

Earnings Report: May 21, 2020  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Walmart is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Walmart buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Walmart positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Walmart available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Walmart buy-and-hold prospective. Check out Walmart Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Walmart has a risk adjusted performance of (0.014109), jensen alpha of (0.019815), total risk alpha of (0.09), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of 0.6175
Macroaxis provides buy or sell recommendation on Walmart to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Walmart. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the company potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Walmart is not overpriced, please check out all Walmart fundamentals including its Revenue, Earnings Per Share, Last Dividend Paid, as well as the relationship between Total Debt and Retained Earnings . Given that Walmart has Price to Earning of 23.29 , we strongly advise you confirm Walmart market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevalent risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Walmart Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Walmart generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Walmart has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
The company has 76.61 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 97.8 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. Walmart has Current Ratio of 0.79 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
About 51.0% of Walmart outstanding shares are owned by insiders
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Walmart current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price132.00
Target Mean Price130.34
Recommendation Mean2.10
Target High Price152.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions29
Target Low Price105.00

Walmart Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.01Value At Risk1.17
Potential Upside1.34Standard Deviation0.73
 Return Density 

Walmart Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.04
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.13

Walmart Volatility Alert

Walmart exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.03 and kurtosis of -0.13. However, we advise investors to further study Walmart technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
 Better Than Average     
 Worse Than Average Compare Walmart to competition

Walmart Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsWalmartPeer Average
Return On Equity0.19 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.06 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.0277 (1.27) 
Operating Margin6.27 (5.51) 
Current Valuation404.65 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding2.84 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders51.17 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions30.86 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted20.75 M4.71 M
Price to Earning23.29 28.72 
Price to Book4.61 9.51 
Price to Sales0.63 11.42 
Revenue521.09 B9.43 B
Gross Profit129.1 B27.38 B
EBITDA32.66 B3.9 B
Net Income14.43 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents8.61 B2.7 B
Cash per Share3.03 5.01 
Total Debt76.61 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity97.80 48.70 
Current Ratio0.81 2.16 
Book Value Per Share19.20 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations24.98 B971.22 M
Short Ratio3.44 4.00 
Earnings Per Share5.00 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth4.48 4.89 
Number of Employees2.2 M18.84 K
Market Capitalization328.97 B19.03 B
Total Asset199.58 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings68.08 B9.33 B
Working Capital(4.38 B)1.48 B
Current Asset60.24 B9.34 B
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