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Buz Investors Bullish on Walmart Stock Market News 

The Top Reason to Be Bullish on Walmart Stock

WMT Stock Building on E-Commerce Strengths Buz Investors  Bullish on Walmart Stock Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) surprised everyone with its fourth-quarter results, which showed strong growth in e-commerce sales in the 2016 holiday season. Walmart stock went up on the good results announcement but investor concerns regarding its ability to compete with Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) have been weighing on it. WMT stock closed in the red Thursday and closed at $70.44.   OTHER STORIES BUZ TRADERS FOLLOW USDJPY JAPANESE YEN INCHES BACK AFTER PPI, MACHINE ORDER DATA MARCH RATE HIKE AT…

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Buz Investors Warren Buffett The world is changing. I never thought we’d see the day that Warren Buffett dumps shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT); sadly, all good things come to an end. Buffett sold $900.0 million worth of Walmart stock lately, Market News 

Amazon Stock vs. Walmart Stock

Warren Buffett Drops Walmart Stock, Eyes Amazon Stock Buz Investors Warren Buffett The world is changing. I never thought we’d see the day that Warren Buffett dumps shares of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT); sadly, all good things come to an end. Buffett sold $900.0 million worth of Walmart stock lately, but that doesn’t mean he’s gone soft on retail. He has shown great respect for Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), which raises the question… It’s an open secret that Buffet thinks highly of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Unlike AMZN stock bears, many of whom…

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Walmart Cyber Monday: New Strategy Could Send Walmart Stock Soaring Market News 

Walmart Cyber Monday: New Strategy Could Send Walmart Stock Soaring

Walmart Cyber Monday: New Strategy Could Send Walmart Stock Soaring Buz Investos Walmart Stock Soaring (NYSE:WMT) has been preparing for this holiday season for a long time. And early indications are that the brick-and-mortar giant may have gotten it right this time. The management had already announced Walmart Cyber Monday deals earlier, and WMT stock has been edging higher on the optimism surrounding the holiday shopping frenzy among consumers. On Saturday, Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) released its 2016 online shopping data for Black Friday and Thanksgiving Day. The data threw light…

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WMT Stock: This Could Be Game Changer for WalMart Stores, Inc. Market News 

WMT Stock: This Could Be Game Changer for WalMart Stores, Inc.

WMT Stock: This Could Be Game Changer for WalMart Stores, Inc. Buz Traders Game Changer for WalMart   (NYSE:WMT) surprised investors earlier this year when it acquired the online retailer Jet.com, Inc. It was a massive acquisition that cost shareholders a ton of cash, but it was done to fuel Walmart stock (WMT). More importantly, it was the first step toward challenging Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). Walmart has no choice but to fight Amazon. It’s their only option to keep WMT stock moving to the right and up, particularly in light of new…

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Walmart strategy drives growth and sustainable returns, Plans $20 billion share repurchase program over two years Earnings 

Walmart strategy drives growth and sustainable returns

Walmart strategy drives growth and sustainable returns, Plans $20 billion share repurchase program over two years The company provided a three-year strategic framework intended to strengthen its U.S. and e-commerce businesses. Net sales growth is expected to range between 3 and 4 percent annually over the next three years, translating to $45 to $60 billion over the period. Investments in people and technology to drive strong shareholder returns over time. Capital investments will be approximately $11.0 billion for fiscal year 2017 and will remain flat in fiscal years 2018 and…

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Walmart Agrees to Acquire Jet.com, One of the Fastest Growing e-Commerce Companies in the U.S. Market News 

Walmart Agrees to Acquire Jet.com

Walmart Agrees to Acquire Jet.com, One of the Fastest Growing e-Commerce Companies in the U.S. Deal Positions Walmart for Expanded e-Commerce Growth and Customer Reach BENTONVILLE, Ark. and HOBOKEN, N.J., August 8, 2016 – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and Jet.com, Inc. today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Walmart to acquire Jet for approximately $3 billion in cash, a portion of which will be paid over time. Additionally, $300 million of Walmart shares will be paid over time as part of the transaction. The acquisition will build on…

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Walmart reports Q2 FY17 EPS of $1.21 Earnings 

Walmart reports Q2 FY17 EPS of $1.21

Walmart reports Q2 FY17 EPS of $1.21 adjusted EPS1 of $1.07, Raises full-year adjusted EPS1 guidance range to $4.15 to $4.35 Walmart reports Q2 Diluted EPS was $1.21. Currency negatively impacted EPS by approximately $0.03. “We’re pleased with the positive momentum in our business. Our strategy in the U.S. is working as we delivered an eighth consecutive quarter of positive comps, and international also performed well. We remain focused on building e-commerce capabilities globally and executing our omni-channel plan, as evidenced by our recent alliance with JD.com in China and…

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WalMart Outlook Rebuts Target’s View of Jittery U.S. Shopper Market News 

WalMart Outlook Rebuts Target’s View of Jittery U.S. Shopper

WalMart Outlook Rebuts Target’s View of Jittery U.S. Shopper Sorry, Target Corp., but the U.S. consumer isn’t the problem. WalMart Outlook Rebuts That’s the view of WalMart Stores Inc., which boosted its forecast on Thursday following better-than-predicted growth last quarter. The outlook contrasted with that of rival Target, which cut its guidance for the year after sales declined. Target blamed its woes in part on a broader retail slump, with Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell saying Wednesday that U.S. shoppers were being “very cautious.” That echoed the perspective of some…

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Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart Market News 

Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart

Berkshire takes bigger bite of Apple, pares Wal-Mart Warren Buffett‘s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its stake in Apple Inc by 55 percent, boosting its bet on the iPhone and iPod maker even as prominent investors like George Soros and Carl Icahn shed theirs. Berkshire owned 15.23 million Apple shares worth $1.46 billion as of June 30, up from 9.81 million shares as of March 31, according to a regulatory filing from Buffett’s Omaha, Nebraska-based conglomerate. The filing also said Berkshire cut its stake in Wal-Mart…

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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Could Billion-Dollar Takeover Save the Falling Walmart Stock? Market News 

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Could Billion-Dollar Takeover Save the Falling Walmart Stock?

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: Could Billion-Dollar Takeover Save the Falling Walmart Stock? This Could Be Huge for WMT Stock Retail companies like Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) aren’t exactly the hottest picks in the stock market today. While U.S. equities just soared past their all-time highs, Walmart stock returned a measly 0.9% in the past 12 months. Now, there might be something that could boost the appeal of WMT stock—a potential acquisition of Jet.com Inc. On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Walmart is in talks to buy e-commerce startup Jet.com….

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