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Walmart Inc. (WMT) Stock: A Year of Market Fluctuations

Investigating a stock’s 52-week price history, covering the range of low and high prices, can provide significant information about its present state and future potential. Walmart Inc.’s current trading price is -0.73% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 28.55%. The stock’s price range during this period has varied between $128.07 and $165.85. The company, active in the Consumer Defensive sector, saw a trading volume of around 21.24 million for the day, considerably higher average daily volume of 5.3 million observed over the last three months.

Walmart Inc. (WMT) has a current stock price of $164.64. During the previous trading session, the stock witnessed a notable rise, reaching a high of $165.66 after opening at $165.21. The stock’s low for the day was $163.77, and it eventually closed at $165.25.

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The stock market performance of Walmart Inc. has been very steady. Over the last year, the company’s stock hit its highest at $165.85 on 09/13/23, while the lowest price during the same time frame was $128.07, recorded on 10/07/22.

How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization

Walmart Inc. (WMT) has experienced a quarterly rise of 4.38% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 444.78B and boasts a workforce of 2100000 employees.

Decoding Analysts’ Ratings for Walmart Inc.

As of right now, 26 analysts are rating Walmart Inc. as a BUY, 5 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 7 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 0 analyst is rating the stock as SELL.

The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis

Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 155.67, with a change in price of +11.88. Similarly, Walmart Inc. recorded 5,696,121 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +7.78%.

How WMT’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health

A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for WMT stands at 0.63. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 0.53.

WMT Stock Stochastic Average

As of today, the raw stochastic average of Walmart Inc. over the past 50 days is 90.24%. This is a increase compared to the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was recorded at 88.52%. Additionally, the Stochastic %K and %D values for the company were 90.36% and 92.43%, respectively, over the past 20 days.

WMT Stock Price Performance Analysis

A mixed performance in the stock price over the year has left investors unsure of what to expect, resulting in a range of outlooks from optimistic to pessimistic. The index has shown a price gain of 16.12% this year. Over the last six months, there has been a weaker performance of 19.06%. The price of WMT fallen by 3.38% during the last 30 days period. For the last 5-days stocks have improved 0.53%.

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