Wal-Mart: Dividend Stock Analysis 2010
Dividend Monk submits: Summary
- Walmart (WMT), among the largest companies in the world, appears to be a good option for placement consideration in a dividend growth portfolio.
- Four year average revenue growth: 7%
- Four year average earnings growth: 6% (with EPS growth of 8%)
- Four year average cash flow growth: 10%
- Moderate debt levels, a 2.35% dividend yield, and significant share repurchases
- The stock currently has a P/E of about 13.5, which is a pretty good deal on this type of company.
How to Read My Stock Analysis Reports Overview Everyone knows Walmart. Founded in Arkansas in 1962 by Sam Walton, Walmart is now one of the largest companies in the world, with revenue of over $400 billion and with more than 2 million employees. They have stores under a variety of brands in 15 countries around the world. In addition to being a massive retailer, it’s the largest seller of groceries in the United States. Walmart also owns Sam’s Club, which is a membership warehouse much like Costco (COST) that offers bulk products for a reduced cost to people that pay for a membership.Complete Story »