Walmart Inc.Find Ratings Reports
WALMART INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2021 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. WALMART INC has very weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.35 which clearly shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 14.79% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Net Sales ($mil)||138310.0||134622.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2730.0||3990.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||22846.0||14930.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||236581.0||232892.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||62822.0||75432.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Gross Profit Margin||27.26||26.29|
|Return on Assets||5.17||6.45|
|Return on Equity||15.64||22.02|
|Debt||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Share Data||Q1 FY21||Q1 FY20|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||2805.0||2832.0|
|Div / share||0.55||0.54|
|Book value / share||27.93||24.1|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7638793.0||9401194.0|
BUY. WALMART INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 32.92 for the General Merchandise Stores subsector and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 34.07. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.06 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 4.54 and a significant discount versus the subsector average of 7.34. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the subsector average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, WALMART INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives.
|WMT 32.85||Peers 32.43||WMT 12.47||Peers 13.52|
Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an subsector neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.
WMT is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
WMT is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|WMT 22.48||Peers 27.73||WMT 1.28||Peers 1.48|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
WMT is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
WMT trades at a discount to its peers.
|WMT 5.06||Peers 7.34||WMT -18.26||Peers 8.52|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
WMT is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, WMT is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|WMT 0.70||Peers 0.72||WMT 5.27||Peers 5.96|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
WMT is trading at a valuation on par with its subsector on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the subsector implies that a company is losing market share.
WMT trails its peers on the basis of sales growth.