In pre-market trading, shares tumbled 3.2% to $76.25.
The world's largest retailer earned $1.10 a share in its April-ending quarter, a nickel short of estimates according to analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Revenue of $114.9 billion edged 0.7% higher year over year and missed expectations for $116.27 billion.
Must Read: Warren Buffett's 10 Favorite Growth StocksSTOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. TheStreet Ratings team rates WAL-MART STORES INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation: "We rate WAL-MART STORES INC (WMT) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."
- You can view the full analysis from the report here: WMT Ratings Report
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