Wal-Mart Stores

NYSE: WMT
$135.99
-$2.32 (-1.7%)
Closing price September 23, 2020
BofA Securities just issued a research note on three top retailers: Dollar General, Walmart and Target. All are poised for good times ahead.
In a show of how quickly Walmart has evolved from a brick-and-mortar company to an e-commerce powerhouse, it will hire 20,000 temporary workers to staff its fulfillment centers for the holidays.
The U.S. president has tentatively approved a deal that would create a U.S. company to manage social media app TikTok, but the story is far from over.
A scion of the Walton family is selling 8.6 million shares of First Solar stock and giving away an equal amount.
Shareholders are far from optimistic about Walmart's prospects. The primary challenge is its large number of stores.
Walmart's panel of experts have chosen their favorite toys for the coming Chrismas season. The giant retailer has also launched a website that lets kids everywhere experience the top-rated toys.
24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of well-known, mostly very large, publicly traded corporations that are a combination of safe harbor stocks and stocks in powerful tech firms.
Monday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included AT&T, Beyond Meat, Big Commerce, Centrus Energy, Oak Street Health, T-Mobile, Vail Resorts and Walmart
Weekly jobless claims remain high, a sign the companies are cutting workers even as the headlines tout recovery. The layoff economy has returned with a vengeance.
As of the most recently reported period, short sellers favored Pfizer, Exxon and Intel above all other Dow Jones industrial stocks, although two of them soon will be dropped from the index.
Due to a recent surge in its stock price, Tesla's value has jumped above Walmart's current market cap. That seems absurd, as Walmart is the world’s largest retailer.
Wednesday's top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Agilent Technologies, Cree, Deere, Gilead Sciences, Home Depot, Kohl's, Nordstrom, Walmart and Walt Disney.
Target reported second-quarter earnings Wednesday that were 85% higher than they were a year ago, but it offered only boilerplate statements related to future risks.
Walmart posted strong revenue and earnings results Tuesday morning, but the future remains hazy while Congress fails to come up with a package to pump dollars into the U.S. economy.
The relative worth of the leading electric vehicle maker and world's largest retailer seems absurd. People who support Tesla's current valuation have to make the case that eventually it will be one...