Wal-Mart Stores Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (WMT)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) is tomorrow, March 7, 2014. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 48 cents per share. At a price of $74.58 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%.

The average volume for Wal-Mart Stores has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $243.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Wal-Mart Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, 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 Wal-Mart Stores Ratings Report.

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