Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is Trading Higher on Unusual Volume for January 07

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Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) experienced unusually high volume on Jan. 07, as the stock gained 1.7% to a closing price of $64.63. The stock saw 20.42 million shares trade hands over the course of the day on 125,095 trades. Given that the stock’s average daily volume over the last month has been 10.67 million shares a day, this represents a pretty substantial spike over the norm.

Wal-Mart Stores has a P/B ratio of 2.6. It also has a P/E ratio of 13.6. The stock has traded between $90.97 and $56.30 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $59.23, and its 200-day SMA $67.96.

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.

Headquartered in Bentonville, AR, Wal-Mart Stores has 2.2 million employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Rosalind G. Brewer / Gregory Foran / David Cheesewright / C. Douglas McMillon / Neil M. Ashe.

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