Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is the world’s largest retailer. They are engaged in the operation of mass merchandising stores, which serve their customers primarily through the operation of three segments, which are the Wal-Mart Stores segment, the SAM’S Club segment and the International segment.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)’s Financial Overview

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) surged 0.25% yesterday to close its trading session at $71.37. The company has 1 year Price Target of $74.85. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has 52-Week high of $75.19 and 52-Week Low of $58.32. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Aug 18, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Dec 2, 2015. The stock traded with the volume of 7.31 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $220.77 Billion.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) reported its last quarterly earnings on Jul 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $1.07/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $1.02/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.05 a share with a surprise factor of 4.9%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 1.62 Percent, SMA50 of 1.72 Percent and SMA200 of 2.38 percent. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has P/S value of 0.46 while its P/B value stands at 2.84. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of 7.2 percent, Return on Equity of 18.7 percent and Return on Investment of 13.4 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 25.6 percent and 4.8 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT). On 21-Oct-16 Piper Jaffray Initiated Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Stock  to Neutral. Another firm also rated the stock on 30-Sep-16 where Guggenheim Initiated the stock to Buy.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.7 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 27 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Wal-Mart have a median target of 73.00, with a high estimate of 90.00 and a low estimate of 60.00. The median estimate represents a +2.28% increase from the last price of 71.37.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)

eBay is one of the world’s largest online trading communities. eBay creates a powerful marketplace for the sale of goods and services by a passionate community of individuals and small businesses. eBay enables trade on a local, national and international basis with local sites in numerous markets in the United States and country-specific sites in the United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Japan, Korea and Australia. (Company Press Release)

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)’s Financial Outlook

The 31 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for eBay have a median target of 33.00, with a high estimate of 40.00 and a low estimate of 26.00. The median estimate represents a +15.75% increase from the last price of 28.51.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

According to Zacks Investment Research, eBay Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.44. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock fell -0.21% and closed its last trading session at $28.51. The company has the market capitalization of $31.87 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $33.19 and 52-Week low of $21.52. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Sep 29, 2016 and 52-Week low on Feb 8, 2016. The company has volume of 7.28 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.12 Billion shares outstanding.

eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.45/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.44/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $0.01. This shows a surprise factor of 2.3 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 3.75 percent. Beta for eBay Inc. stands at 1.29 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.54. The company has Weekly Volatility of 1.28%% and Monthly Volatility of 1.93%%.

eBay Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 0.16%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.41 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.02%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of 9.3 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of 27.6 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 13% with Gross margin of 78 percent and Operating & Profit margin of 26.4% and 20.3% respectively.