Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT)

Wal-Mart Grabs 20% of $40 Billion Market for Personal Care Products

U.S. consumers buy $40 billion worth of personal care products such as shampoo, deodorant and toothpaste every year. Nearly one-fifth of those purchases — 19.4% — are made at a Wal-Mart ...
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UnitedHealth, Coca-Cola Weigh on DJIA Thursday

March 23, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Thursday but the major indexes traded higher until the early afternoon as traders anticipate a vote on the Republican healthcare bill. If it ...
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Retail Stocks Fall Apart as Kohl’s, Macy’s and Gap Sell Off

Retailer shares have been unable to fully stabilize after sell-offs that accompanied their earnings for the 2016 holiday period. Some retailers shuttered stores. Others gave pessimistic guidance. The slide began ...
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Another Huge Walton Family Trade Highlights Insider Selling: Wal-Mart, Kodak, Analog Devices, Del Taco Restaurants and More

Clearly with St. Patrick's Day falling on Friday, the volume of trading dropped as Wall Street enjoyed the festivities. However, once again the market continued the inexorable climb higher this ...
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JC Penney Stock Plunges 84% in 5 Years

How badly off is J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), at least in the eyes of Wall Street? Shares are down 84% in five years to just under $6. Over ...
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Wal-Mart Investing Heavily in Online Women’s Retail

Even before Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) paid $3 billion for online retailer Jet.com last year, the acquired company had itself been in full acquisition mode. Since Wal-Mart's acquisition, Jet.com ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees So Much Upside in Wal-Mart

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter results late in February, they made a good impression on most analysts. Increasing same-store sales seemed to be the headline ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Mobileye, Occidental, Oracle, Disney, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open lower on Tuesday while a massive blizzard is disrupting the northeastern United States. All eyes remain on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) ahead of ...
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RadioShack Bankruptcy Puts 1,500 Stores at Risk

RadioShack parent, General Wireless Operations, made a voluntary Chapter 11 filing yesterday. The company stated it would close 200 stores immediately. General Wireless is "evaluating options" for another 1,300, the ...
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Richest Family in America’s Huge Trades Highlight Insider Selling: Wal-Mart, Apple, Wayfair, Equifax and More

While the end of the trading week was an up-and-down ride, once again the stock market hit new all-time highs as investors rushed in to buy shares. While the Trump ...
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Best Buy Earnings Are Proof Amazon Is Killing Retail

When Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning, the company posted operating income of $881 million on sales totaled $13.48 billion in the quarter. That works ...
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Wal-Mart, Nike Sink DJIA on Tuesday

February 28, 2017: Markets opened lower again Tuesday but neither the Nasdaq Composite nor the S&P 500 index could climb out of the slough of despond. The blue chips did rise ...
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Will Target CEO Brian Cornell Be Fired?

CEO Brian Cornell has been turning around Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) since mid-2014. He was brought on board to fix a company reeling from a massive data breach that affected ...
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Costco, Dillard’s Top Widely Regarded Customer Satisfaction List

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released its latest evaluation of major American retailers. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dillard's Inc. (NYSE: DDS) led in the two major ...
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Warren Buffett Confesses Why He Sold His Wal-Mart Shares

When Warren Buffet speaks, people tend to listen. Having been the world's wealthiest man and being considered the greatest investor of modern times tends to come with at least some ...
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