EPS Traction in Focus for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)

For the next year, sell-side analysts are expecting EPS growth of 3.02% for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Analysts are expecting an EPS change of -7.90% for the current year. Tracking company EPS may help to evaulate company stock value. Wall Street analysts polled by Thomson Reuters have a current recommendation of 2.70 on a consensus basis for the stock. On a number scale from 1 to 5, a 5 would represent a Strong Sell recommendation. A 1 rating would signify a Strong Buy. The same analysts see shares reaching $76.24 within the next year on a consensus basis.

At the time of writing, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) had hit $68.33. This represents a change from the opening price of -1.33%. The year-to-date performance of the stock is 15.61%. The monthly stock performance comes in at -3.75%. For the quarter, shares are performing at -5.42%. Weekly performance analysis shows the equity at -1.94%.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shares are currently 25.04% away from the 52 week low. Alternately, the stock is -9.12% away from the 52 week high. The stock is -0.81% away from its 50 day low and -9.12% away from the 50 day high. Relative to the 20 day Simple Moving Average, shares are trading -4.75% off it. Shares are currently separated from the 50 day Simple Moving Average by -5.46%. Shares are currently separated from the 200 day Simple Moving Average by -0.12%. The company’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) currently stands at 30.88.

In terms of financials, we can look at several key indicators. The company has a Return on Assets of 7.40%, which is a key factor in determining the effectiveness of management’s use of assets to generate earnings. The company currently has a Return on Equity of 18.90% and a Return on Investment of 13.40%.

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