Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) reported sales (ttm) of 484.6 Billion, whereas, 16 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 130964 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 133709 million and lower end at 129038 million while the year ago reported sale was 0 million.
14 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 21, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 118063 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 120158 million and 116019 million respectively.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 17 BMO at 1.07, whereas, 21 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 1.46. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 1.51 and lower end at 1.41 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.
The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.96 reported by 18 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 21, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.96 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.02 and 0.88 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.98. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 31 analysts is at 4.34%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 4.62 and 4.11.
Valuation Ratios of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) versus the Industry and Sector:
Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 15.06 while the company’s industry has 32.64 P/E and the sector P/E is 39. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 17.14 and low P/E is 13.56, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s high P/E for the past year is 29.45 and 41.84 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 15.04 for the industry and 24.27 for the Sector.
Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 77 has Beta of 0.1 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.59 and 0.65 respectively.
Price to Sale ratio of 77 stands at 0.44 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 2.77. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 8.63, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 11.36 and 34.08 respectively.
5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:
Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.
5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) stands at 2.71 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 5.85 and 12.88 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 1.77 and -2.
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Trading Statistics:
The company declined -1.32% and closed its last trading session at $71.37. The market capitalization of the company is at $217.86 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $75.19 on Aug 18, 2016 and 52-week Low of $58.6 on Dec 3, 2015. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.04% and Monthly Volatility of 1.30%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.11 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.96.