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11/26/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Should Walmart be your next bank? (Jutia Group)

[Consumer Reports] - Everyone loves Walmart’s power to deliver bargains. So the recent news that the mega retailer will offer smart-phone-friendly GoBank checking accounts alongside WrestleMania action figures and Ol... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $274.40B, opened at $84.90.   A quick [...]

11/25/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart U.S. chief merchandiser departs just be... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc said its U.S. chief merchandising officer was leaving the company in a management shuffle just as the crucial holiday shopping season kicks into gear. Duncan Mac Naughton, who had held ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $274.76B, opened this morning at $84.99. [...]

11/21/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): New Studies Return the Spotlight to Walmart Over Pay, Taxes (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - Two new studies support Walmart protestors in favor of higher wages, full-time jobs and freedom from retaliation. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $274.50B, started trading this morning at $85.34.   Today’s price range has been between $84.88 [...]

11/18/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – I.D. Systems Receives Three-Year Contract Exte... (Jutia Group)

[GlobeNewswire] - WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. -- I.D. Systems, Inc. , a leading provider of wireless M2M asset management solutions, has executed a three-year extension of its contract with Walmart Stores, Inc. to provide VeriWise(TM) ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $270.36B, opened this morning at $83.53.   [...]

11/14/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart U.S. Revenue Gain Pushes Stock and ETFs Higher (Jutia Group)

[Zacks] - Wal-Mart same store sales in U.S. has risen for the first time in seven quarters, driving stock price and ETFs higher. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $265.70B, opened this morning at $82.45.   Looking at today's market, WMT one day range is $82.10 [...]

11/13/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – World’s Richest Woman Tops $40 Billion as Wa... (Jutia Group)

[Bloomberg] - The fortune of Christy Walton, the world's wealthiest woman, topped $40 billion today as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) hit an all-time high. Walton, 65, inherited a piece of the world's largest retailer in ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $267.28B, started trading this morning at $80.94. [...]

11/12/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart ‘urgent’ memo urges improvement at ... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - The memo, marked "highly sensitive", asks Wal-Mart marketing managers to make sure they discount aging meat and baked goods to maximize chances of selling them before their expiration dates, according to the report. Wal-Mart, which has posted six straight quarters of flat or declining same-store sales growth, has been battling a stronger [...]

11/11/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Talk of activist interest boosts Wal-Mart call volume ahead of earnings (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Traders placed bullish bets on Wal-Mart Stores Inc's options on Tuesday, the third trading day in a row, amid rumors that the retailer could face activist pressure to spin off its Sam's Club division. Activity in Wal-Mart's call options soared, with the combined call volume Friday through Tuesday rising to 145,000 contracts, [...]

10/30/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Dishes On Halloween Business: Pet Costu... (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - Consumers are feting Halloween in record numbers this year: Total spending for the holiday on costumes, decorations, candy and more is estimated to swell to $7.4 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. A hefty chunk of those sales will be generated at Walmart, the nation's biggest retailer. Walmart spokesman John [...]

10/22/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Worst Things to Buy at Walmart (Jutia Group)

[at Kiplinger] - Walmart is known for saving shoppers money -- often lots of money. You name it, and Walmart probably stocks it. We compared regular (non-sale) prices at two Walmart stores with several of its competitors' regular prices. After also taking into account price-comparison research conducted by Web sites that specialize in finding [...]

10/17/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart looks to bump all workers’ pay above ... (Jutia Group)

[at MarketWatch] - The plan would put Wal-Mart in a league with Costco and Gap, which have won praise from President Obama for their practices. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of $237.43B, ended trading yesterday at $73.82.   Looking at today's market, [...]

10/16/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart Picketing: Will Worker $15 An Hour Full-Time Demand Fly? (Jutia Group)

[at Forbes] - The same new labor movement that has gained some success in pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage in some cities has identified Walmart -- via the Walton family -- as its current target. Labor- and social welfare-backed organizations have helped arrange a picket outside the Park Avenue condo [...] [...]

10/15/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart CEO Outlines Growth Strategy at Annual ... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - In opening remarks at the company’s 21st Annual Meeting for the Investment Community, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon outlined the company’s growth strategy, including plans to invest in new capabilities and to continue improving the customer experience at all Walmart stores. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores [...]

10/14/14Stock Update (NYSE:GPS): Gap to Hire More Seasonal Holiday Workers Than Walmart! (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - Gap apparently plan to make a big push this holiday season as it has said that it plans to hire 63,000 workers for the 2014 holiday season. Read more on this. The Gap, Inc. (GPS), with a current value of $15.86B, opened at $36.43.   [...]

10/14/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announces FY 2016 earnings... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today provided its earnings calendar for fiscal year 2016. The dates are as follows: Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $251.29B, began trading this morning at $77.83.   During today's session, WMT traded between $77.67 to $78.63 and has traded [...]

10/3/14Stock Analysis of Wal-Mart Stores (The DIV-Net)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) operates retail stores through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. This   dividend champion   has paid a dividend since 1974, has consistent history of   share repurchases. and increased it for 41 years in a row. Wal-Mart is also one of the companies, which could be purchased   commission-free using Loyal3, with as little as $10. The most recent dividend increase was in February 2014, when the Board of Directors...

9/24/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Women Slam Walmart on Pregnancy Policies (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - A group of mothers who work for Walmart met in Chicago on Wednesday to develop a list of policy changes aimed at accommodating pregnant women’s health. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of $248.39B, began trading this morning at $75.73. [...]

9/19/14Wal-Mart (WMT): The Time To Buy Is When No One Likes A Quality Dividend Company (Dividend Growth Investor)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) operates retail stores through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. This dividend champion has paid a dividend since 1974, has consistent history of share repurchases. and increased it for 41 years in a row. Wal-Mart is also one of the companies, which could be purchased commission-free using Loyal3, with as little as... To read the whole article, please click on the article title above.

9/16/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart VP Is Out After Lying on Resume (Jutia Group)

[Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT)'s chief spokesman resigned after the company discovered an almost two-decade-old falsehood in his official biography, a person familiar with the situation said. David Tovar, who announced last week that he was leaving the job as vice president of communications, has previously said he earned a bachelor of arts [...]

9/12/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart: Who Gets Hurt By Neighborhood Market ... (Jutia Group)

[at Barrons.com] - Earlier this week, Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) said it would kill the Wal-Mart Express brand in favor of making them Neighborhood Markets. Gilford Securities' Bernard Sosnick considers the implications: Express stores will be renamed Neighborhood Markets. The store count for Neighborhood Markets will include supermarkets of 40,000 sq. ft. and units as [...]

9/10/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Among Walmart’s Top Holiday Toys: A Smartwatch for $60 (Jutia Group)

[at 24/7 Wall St.] - Walmart has announced its Top 20 Toys List for the coming holiday season, based on the toys picked by hundreds of kids. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of $246.89B, started trading this morning at $76.79.   Today, [...]

9/9/14Company Update (NYSE:DG): Dollar General’s Family Dollar Campaign Said to Hang on Wal-Mart (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may be the deciding factor in whether two of its discount rivals can merge. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) says Dollar General Corp.’s proposal to buy the company will have a tough time getting past regulators. Dollar General, whose interest in Family Dollar has been rebuffed twice, has [...]

9/2/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wolfe Research Thinks Dollar General Deal Is W... (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Dollar General (NYSE: DG ) sweetened offer to dominate the deep-discount retail market offers the strongest competition for Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT ), an analyst said Tuesday. Dollar wants win a bidding war ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $244.67B, opened at $75.42.   [...]

8/29/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): How Wal-Mart Is Disrupting The Dollar Store Space (Jutia Group)

[Benzinga] - Dollar stores are trying to strengthen their presence in the small-box store market for a reason that many people don’t understand. Contrary to popular belief, it might have to do with Wal-Mart Stores ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $243.87B, began trading this morning at $75.75. [...]

8/27/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart’s South African unit Massmart says H1 profit down 25 pct (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - South African retailer Massmart reported a 25.2 percent fall in half-year profit on Thursday as debt-laden consumers battling rising living costs cut back on spending. Massmart, majority-owned by Wal-Mart ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $244.65B, opened at $75.47.   Looking at today's [...]

8/21/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch (Jutia Group)

[at CNNMoney.com] - Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down. Wal-Mart cut prices for the iPhone 5S and 5C on Wednesday, offering further evidence that next-generation iPhones will indeed be released on ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $242.90B, ended session yesterday at $74.96.   [...]

8/19/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): On wings of endangered butterflies, critics attack Florida planned Walmart (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - A Florida real estate developer is putting on hold plans to build a Walmart store and hundreds of apartments after federal officials last week moved to protect two species of endangered butterflies on the proposed site, a rare tract of forest brimming with wildlife. "The last thing these butterflies need is another [...]

8/18/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart Is Said to Be Unlikely to Make Offer ... (Jutia Group)

[at Bloomberg] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) is unlikely to bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) after an internal review of the takeover target, people familiar with the situation said. Wal-Mart determined that Family Dollar wouldn’t be a good fit with its smaller-format stores, according to one of the people, who asked not [...]

8/14/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – New Wesley Chapel Walmart Opens to Shoppers (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New store located at 28500 State Road 54 Wesley Chapel Walmart creates approximately 300 new jobs Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart3418 WESLEY CHAPEL, ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $239.67B, started the session at $73.89. [...]

8/6/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – New Camp Hill Walmart to Open to Shoppers (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New store located at 3400 Hartzdale Drive Camp Hill Walmart creates approximately 200 new jobs Store open 24 hours a day, seven days a week Local Facebook page: www.facebook.com/walmart5888 CAMP HILL, ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value of $238.11B, started the session at [...]

8/4/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – [video] Target, Walmart Must Ramp Up Online Ini... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Even the analysts at Goldman Sachs are no longer bullish on Walmart Stores Inc. shares, saying it could just be a matter of time before they're dethroned by Amazon. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $235.63B, started trading this morning at $73.38.   [...]

8/1/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart and Sam’s Club Raise More Than $125,000 for St. Francis Health... (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - Topeka, KS - Walmart and Sam's Club associates, customers and members recently wrapped up a six-week campaign to raise funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) across the country. St. Francis ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $237.06B, started the session at $73.32.   [...]

7/31/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Statement on Green Bay Plans (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - GREEN BAY, Wisconsin, July, 30, 2014 -- The Green Bay City Council recently voted against Walmart's request to rezone the Larsen Green property, which would have allowed us to better serve our downtown ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $239.11B, opened this morning at $73.99. [...]

7/30/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Launches Back-to-College Season with De... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart is kicking off back-to-college shopping with savings for customers however they like to shop – in stores, online and through their mobile devices. Starting Aug. 1, the reta Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $241.06B, opened this morning at $75.92.   Looking [...]

7/28/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Is in BIG Trouble as Family Dollar and ... (Jutia Group)

[at TheStreet] - Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar, creating a retail powerhouse. The loser of this merger will be Walmart. Brian Sozzi provides analysis. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $244.04B, opened at $75.44.   Looking at the equity, the company's one day range is [...]

7/24/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart replaces head of struggling U.S. business (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - * Asia head Greg Foran to move to United States * Wal-Mart says U.S. head Simon's departure "amicable" July 24 (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc replaced its U.S. head Bill Simon with Asia chief Greg Foran as it seeks to restore the fortunes of its largest business after a year of sluggish [...]

7/21/14Market Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Teachers Chalk Up 10 Percent Savings at Walmart... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - For the first time ever, Walmart is offering teachers across the country 10 percent savings on classroom supplies. The retailer announced the teacher-exclusive savings event as data shows 53 percent of teachers received less in funding last year. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current value [...]

6/25/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) | How Wal-Mart Made One Family Filthy Rich (Jutia Group)

[at Motley Fool] - Sam Walton's shrewdest move just may have been handing over control of Wal-Mart to his kids decades before it got huge. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $244.12B, started trading this morning at $75.76.   Looking at today's market, WMT one [...]

6/6/14Market Update (NYSE:WMT): Walmart CEO Outlines Company’s Future: Being Customer-Driven, Investi... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - At the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. President and CEO Doug McMillon reaffirmed Walmart’s mission and outlined new ways the company will serve custom Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $249.98B, opened this morning at $77.47.   Looking at the equity, [...]

5/30/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Shelley Broader Named President And CEO Of Walmart EMEA Region (Jutia Group)

[PR Newswire] - BENTONVILLE, Ark., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) today announced the promotion of Shelley Broader, currently president and CEO of Walmart Canada, to executive vice president, president and CEO of Walmart EMEA. In her new role, Ms. Broader will lead Walmart's retail operations and oversee business development in [...]

5/19/14Company Update (NYSE:WMT): T-Mobile taps Walmart to sell low-cost 4G tablets with limited free se... (Jutia Group)

[paidContent.org] - Adding to the T-Mobile phones Walmart already sells, the large retailer is now carrying two 4G Android tablets powered by T-Mobile's network. Both come with 200 MB of high-speed monthly data with options ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $248.29B, began trading this morning at $77.11. [...]

5/15/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart’s (WMT) CEO C. Douglas McMillon On Q... (Jutia Group)

[Seeking Alpha] - This call is the property of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and is intended for the use of Walmart shareholders and the investment community. This call will contain statements that Walmart believes are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended, and that are intended [...]

5/14/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart shares tumble, rebound within a minut... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart (WMT) shares fell sharply in an instant as volume spiked late on Wednesday afternoon, in an out-of-the-ordinary mini \"flash crash,\" data showed. In less than one second, the stock of the world's largest retailer tumbled from $78.66 to $78.06. Within a minute, the stock rebounded, with nearly 250,000 shares changing hands [...]

5/9/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart should face lawsuit over alleged Mexico... (Jutia Group)

[Reuters] - Wal-Mart Stores Inc should face a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of defrauding shareholders by concealing suspected corruption at its Mexico operations, even after learning that a damaging media report detailing alleged bribery was being prepared, a federal judge said. U.S. Magistrate Judge Erin Setser in Fayetteville, Arkansas on Thursday recommended denying Wal-Mart's [...]

5/2/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) | New Walmart Express Store Opens in Oriental (Jutia Group)

[at noodls] - New Walmart Express Store located at 1400 B Broad St. Extension Approximately 30 jobs created by Oriental Walmart Express Store open 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week ORIENTAL, N.C., April 25, 2014 ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), with a current market cap of [...]

4/30/14Stock Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Wal-Mart brings one-stop shopping to car insurance (Jutia Group)

[AP] - Wal-Mart is bringing one-stop shopping to another area: auto insurance. The world's largest retailer has teamed up with AutoInsurance.com to let shoppers quickly find and buy insurance policies online ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $257.25B, began trading this morning at $79.59.   [...]

4/29/14Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Convenes Key Partners at First-ever Sustainable Produc... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Walmart today joined forces with CEOs from more than a dozen global companies to sign new commitments that accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and recycling. The pledges kicked off Walmart’s inaugural Sustainable Product Expo, a three-day collaboration to expand the availability of products that sustain people and the environment. Read more [...]

4/24/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Ex-Wal-Mart CEO Duke retired with $140 million (Jutia Group)

[at CNNMoney.com] - Mike Duke, who retired as CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Jan. 31, saw the value of his retirement account jump more than 23% to $140.1 million in his last year at the company. During that same period, Wal-Mart ... Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), currently valued at $252.88B, [...]

4/23/14Company Update: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) – Walmart Releases 2014 Annual Shareholders’ M... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today filed its Proxy Statement in preparation for its upcoming Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on Friday, June 6. The company also issued its 2014 A Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $252.00B, began trading this morning at $77.57.   Looking at [...]

4/22/14Stock Update (NYSE:WMT): Give a Mother’s Day Gift with Meaning When You Shop Walmart’s New Em... (Jutia Group)

[Business Wire] - In time for Mother’s Day, Walmart expands its Empowering Women Together product offering of unique and meaningful gifts that will celebrate moms everywhere while supporting small women-owned businesses from around the world. Read more on this. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT), valued at $250.00B, opened at $77.42.   [...]


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