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7/15/2011

Dividend Stock Idea of the Day – Wal Mart (NYSE:WMT)

Dividend Stock Ideas by Dividend Yield – Stock, Capital Investment. Our Dividend Idea of the day is retail company Wal Mart (NYSE:WMT). The current dividend yield amounts to 2.72 percent.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (Walmart) operates retail stores. The Company operates in three business segments: Walmart U.S., International and Sam’s Club. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2010 (fiscal 2010), The Walmart U.S. segment accounted for 63.8% of its net sales, and operated retail stores in different formats in the United States, as well as Walmart’s online retail operations, walmart.com. The International segment consists of retail operations in 14 countries and Puerto Rico. During fiscal 2010, the segment generated 24.7% of the Company’s net sales. The International segment includes different formats of retail stores and restaurants, including discount stores, supercenters and Sam’s Clubs that operate outside the United States. The Sam’s Club segment consists of membership warehouse clubs in the United States and the segment’s online retail operations, samsclub.com. During fiscal 2010, Sam’s Club accounted for 11.5% of its net sales (More on Reuters).

Here are some Fundamental Figures:


Sales
426.23 Bil
Income
15.48 Bil
Net Profit Margin
3.78%
Return on Equity
23.63%
Debt/Equity Ratio
0.86
Revenue/Share
118.28
Earnings/Share
4.58
Book Value/Share
18.69
Dividend Rate
1.46
Payout Ratio
29.00%

Here are some Pricing Figures:


Price/Earnings
12.5
Price/Book
2.9
Price/Sales
0.5
Price/Cash Flow
7.8
Dividend Yield %
2.72
Forward Price/Earnings
10.9
PEG Ratio
0.9
PEG Payback (Yrs)
6.5

Here are some Trading Figures:


Last Price
53.63
52-Wk High
58
52-Wk Low
49
Volume
 NA
Avg Daily Vol (13 Wks)
 10.43 Mil
50-Day Moving Average
54.05
200-Day Moving Average
54.01
Volatility (beta)
0.33

Sales and Income of Wal Mart (Click to enlarge)


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