Wal (WMT) Shares Declined While Gabalex Capital Management LLC Increased Stake by $9.80 Million

April 16, 2018 - By Yee Bell

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.99. That’s change of 0.03, from 2017Q3’s 1.02. 68 investors sold all, 541 reduced holdings as WMT ratio dived. 435 rose stakes while 165 funds acquired stakes. Funds hold 865.70 million shares thus 1.77% less from 2017Q3’s 881.34 million shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Limited Liability Co invested in 0.32% or 24,458 shs. Perella Weinberg Prtnrs Lp holds 0.75% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) or 79,380 shs. Chilton Management Ltd Liability Com has 0.03% invested in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). 3,596 were reported by First Fincl In. Exxonmobil Investment Tx holds 232,739 shs. Associated Banc has invested 0.18% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Farmers Bank & Trust reported 1.47% stake. Gibraltar Cap Mgmt invested in 0.66% or 8,443 shs. Argi Invest Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0.12% or 18,627 shs. Financial Advantage reported 106,617 shs. Utah Retirement has invested 0.55% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Saratoga Research Investment has invested 6.16% in Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT). Qs Lc holds 0.31% or 337,602 shs in its capital. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Limited Co owns 20,791 shs or 0.15% of their US capital. Chevy Chase Tru holds 1.28M shs.

WMT had 1 insider sale and 0 insider buys since December 11, 2017. This’s net activity of $200,291.

Gabalex Capital Management Llc’s holdings in Wal (WMT) is rose by 33.33% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company’s stock declined 12.38% with the market as Gabalex Capital Management Llc bought 100,000 shares. The consumer services company announced $39.50M value for the 2017Q4. Now the hedge fund is holding 400,000 shares, compared to the 300,000 from the previous quarter. Wal has $257.98 billion market cap. On during the last trading session the stock increased $1.41 or 1.64%, reaching $87.43.Currently Walmart Inc. is uptrending after 23.53% change in last April 16, 2017. WMT has 3.08 million shares volume. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 11.98%.

Gabalex Capital Management Llc has cut its stake in and also reduced its holding in by shares in the quarter, for a total of shares.

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 21 have positions in Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) as follows: 11 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 10 with “Hold”. The positive are 52%. Since November 8, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Wal-Mart Stores has 37 analyst reports. On Friday, February 16 the stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Tuesday, November 21 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, November 16 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird. The company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 12. On Monday, February 26 the stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, November 17 the stock of Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has “Market Perform” rating given by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, November 20 Goldman Sachs downgraded Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, November 15 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, January 16 the rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. On Wednesday, February 21 the firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given.

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