Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Closes 1.51% Up on the Day for January 21

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Dow Jones component Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) saw its stock move 1.51% to $61.76, representing a per-share move of $0.92, on volume of 9.74 million shares for Thursday.

Wal-Mart Stores currently has a total float of 3.2 billion shares and moves 11.93 million a day, on average. The stock opened at $60.98 on January 21 and traded between a low of $60.91 and a high of $62.79. The stock now has a 50-day SMA of $60.23 and 200-day SMA of $67.20, and it has a high of $89.26 and low of $56.30 over the last year.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc operates retail stores in various formats under various banners. Its operations comprise of three reportable business segments, Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club in three categories retail, wholesale and others.

Based out of Bentonville, AR, Wal-Mart Stores has 2.2 million employees and is helmed by CEO Rosalind G. Brewer / Gregory Foran / David Cheesewright / C. Douglas McMillon / Neil M. Ashe.

For a deeper dive into the fundamentals of Wal-Mart Stores, check out equities.com’s E.V.A. report for WMT.

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