Will This Price Target Cut Hurt Walmart (WMT) Stock Today?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Walmart (WMT) stock has had its price target decreased to $85 from $86, UBS said Friday. The firm cited comparable-store sales down 0.1% year over year as reason for the revision. A "buy" rating was reiterated. 

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Separately, 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."

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