The institutional investor held 33,986 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.05 million, down from 56,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $84.52. The target implies a 9.79% spike from where the shares are now trading. (NYSE:WMT). Private Harbour Management & Counsel Limited Company holds 1.76% of its capital in Walmart Inc. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 11.98%. It's up 1.58, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 10.77% for the quarter, 7.56% over the past month, and 0.92% over the past week.
Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of WMT. This number based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell. Comgest Global Investors S.A.S. now owns 785,900 shares of the retailer's stock worth $61,411,000 after purchasing an additional 718,900 shares during the period. Ishares Tr Russell 2000 Etf (IWM) was reduced too. $249.54B is the MC of Walmart Inc.
Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Walmart (NYSE:WMT) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report released on Monday. More interesting news about Walmart Inc. The titles are as follows: "6 Most Important Things in Business Today" posted on May 16, 2018, "Flipkart Won't Save Walmart Inc Stock Just Yet" on May 12, 2018, "Walmart Helps Battered Lord & Taylor With E-Commerce Deal" with a publish date: May 16, 2018, "Walmart Slated To Report Earnings Before Thursday's Open" and the last "Details on Walmart's Flipkart investment" with publication date: May 09, 2018.
Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $200,291 activity.
Walmart Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 32 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 2.8% of shares outstanding. Therefore 45% are positive. The organization posted $1.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the Thomson Reuters' analyst consensus estimate of $1.37 by -$0.04- amounting to a surprise factor of 2.92%. As per Friday, November 17, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Invesco stated it has 0.28% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) are -14.41% since the start of 2016. UBS has "Neutral" rating and $75 target.
Analysts await Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Excalibur Mngmt reported 4,995 shs. Credit Suisse Group set a $102.00 price objective on shares of Walmart and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 1st. On Friday, February 16 the firm has "Buy" rating given by Susquehanna. Sky Investment Group Llc who had been investing in Newell Rubbermaid Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $12.79 billion market cap company. (NYSE:WMT) on Thursday, February 8 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, December 7 the stock has "Hold" rating by Tigress Financial. On Wednesday, February 21 the rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Neutral". Looking at the big picture from the data above, the average analyst rating for Walmart Inc.is 2.30.
As of Q4 2017 Cullinan Associates Inc has 23.5% invested in Wal Mart Stores Inc. This stock's ATR (Average True Range) is now 1.63, and its beta factor is now 0.53. The ratio fall due to WMT positioning: 68 sold and 541 reduced. 165 funds acquired stakes and 435 increased stakes. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 616,487 shares of the retailer's stock valued at $48,172,000 after acquiring an additional 5,742 shares in the last quarter. Gateway Invest Advisers Lc reported 848,840 shs or 0.71% of all its holdings. (NYSE:WMT) to "Buy" rating. Trexquant Inv Lp invested in 35,243 shares or 0.38% of the stock. (NYSE:WMT). Locust Wood Capital Advisers Limited has 81,820 shs. First Allied Advisory Services Inc, Missouri-based fund reported 82,064 shares.