Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Monday January 04 was Walmart Inc. ($WMT), popping some 1.65% to a price of $146.53 a share with
some 10.66 million shares trading hands.
Starting the day trading at $144.30, Walmart Inc. reached an intraday high of $146.89 and hit intraday lows of $144.28. Shares gained $2.38 apiece by day’s end. Over the last 90
days, the stock’s average daily volume has been n/a of its 2.83 billion share total float. Today’s action puts the stock’s 50-day SMA at $n/a and 200-day
SMA at $n/a with a 52-week range of $102.00 to $153.66.
America’s largest retailer by sales, Walmart operates over 11,500 stores under 56 banners, selling a variety of general merchandise and grocery items. Its home market accounted for 77% of sales in fiscal 2020, with Mexico and Central America (6%), the United Kingdom (6%), and Canada (4%) its largest external markets. In the United States, around 56% of sales come from grocery, 34% from general merchandise, and 10% from health and wellness items. The company operates several e-commerce properties apart from its eponymous site, including Flipkart and shoes.com (it also owns a roughly 10% stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com). Combined, e-commerce accounted for about 7% of fiscal 2020 sales.
Walmart Inc. has its corporate headquarters located in Bentonville, AR and employs 2.2 million people. Its market cap has now risen to $414.58 billion after today’s trading, its P/E
ratio is now n/a, its P/S n/a, P/B 5.09, and P/FCF n/a.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is the most visible stock index in the United States, but that doesn’t make it the best. In fact, the industry standard for market watchers and institutional
investors in gauging portfolio performance is the S&P 500.
The DJIA relies on just 30 stocks as a sample of large- and mega-cap firms, dwarfed by the 500 contained in the S&P 500, and it also weights its returns using an outdated and flawed price-weighting
method. The S&P 500’s weighting is based on market cap, making it a much better representation of actual market performance for large- and mega-cap stocks.
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