Walmart stock: buy or sell

WMT stock price: $142.06 -0.41% At close on Jul 28th, 2021

Updated on:
Jul 29th, 2021


Walmart stock brief

  • Walmart closed on Wednesday at $142.06 after only changing a -0.41% and broke a streak of 4 sessions in positive.
  • Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, and other units worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U. S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club.

Should I buy Walmart stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $WMT stock a buy?

Currently, Walmart stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $WMT will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Walmart stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Walmart stock?. Like when we have to buy shares, choosing when is appropiate to sell is not a whimsical decision, and we must follow our own trading style. Our trading system selects very simple setups to guide us on when is a good time to sell a stock. Be aware that these setups should not be used for shorting Walmart stock

A golden rule is that you should not keep an open trade that shows a higher than expected losses at the time of the buy. When to sell shares always has to be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Walmart stock?

Currently, Walmart stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Walmart stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Walmart ratings

We don't have any rating published in the last 30 days for Walmart

Walmart stock analysis

SMAs overview

WMT stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $142.18 (0.08% above)
  • R2: $144.58 (1.77% above)
  • R3: $144.89 (1.99% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $141.15 (-0.64% below)
  • S2: $138.07 (-2.81% below)
  • S3: $135.77 (-4.43% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The actual range between the upper and lower bands is 2.83%, indicating that volatility is at very low levels. Reduced volatility is often the antecedent to a sharp movement (up or down), so we must be alert and manage our buy or sell orders properly

    WMT stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    When the stays for so long below 70 and above 30, without any indication of overvaluation and undervaluation, the indicator turns out to be of little use, and we are currently in one of these situations.

    WMT stock RSI chart

    Walmart stock price history

    Walmart went public on Aug 25th, 1972 at $0.04 per share1. Since then, WMT stock surged by 355,050.00%, with an average of 7,396.88% per year. An investment of thousand dollars at that time would worth $3,551,500.00 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    WMT stock price history chart

    Price target for Walmart stock

    Nobody can predict how much a share will be priced in the future. However, many stock price forecasts are issued every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price forecasts posted by analysts over the last 30 days. If you are a small trader you should not buy or sell based on these projections.

    In the previous 30 days we couldn't find any price target published for Walmart stock.

    Earnings and financials

    Walmart Inc. ($WMT) released quarterly earnings of $1.69 per share last May, significantly uplifting the analysts consensus estimate of $1.21 per share. This Q1 report represents an earnings surprise of 39.67%. Revenue was $138.3 billion in contrast to $132.0 billion estimated by market consensus.

    This compares to Earnings of $1.18 per share same quarter last year, so current EPS is an improvement of 43.22%. Turnover barely changed on an annualized basis in the , from $1.3T to $1.4T last quarter.

    Walmart ($WMT) is releasing quarterly earnings report mid next August. Analysts estimate of $1.54, that is a 8.88% less than previous quarter.

    Walmart performance

    WMT performance compared
    Walmart ($WMT) 3.00% 3.40% -0.90%

    The comments written in this article are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this document does not have any knowledge of the individual positions of the reader, his or her financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are provided for learning motives only

    Walmart summary

    Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
    Day range$141.66 - $143.25
    Previous close$142.64
    Session gain-0.41%
    Average true range$1.73
    50d mov avg$140.29
    100d mov avg$138.45
    200d mov avg$140.63
    Earnings dateAugust 17th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Walmart stock symbol?

    Walmart Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the WMT symbol

    Is Walmart stock a buy or sell?

    Walmart had no ratings in the last four weeks Read the article to get additional tips on trading WMT stock.

    Will WMT go up?

    There were no price targets published by analysts in the last month for Walmart.