Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) dividend stock





  • Yield

     2.58%
  • Dividend

     2.04
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     7.4%
  • Dividend increased

     43 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     49%
  • Dividend pay date

     9/5/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     8/9/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     43 yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 3.2%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     20 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     10.0
  • Tweed factor

     -9.1
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
3.2%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
23.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
30.3%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
0.6%
Price change from 52 week high   
-3.5%
Price change from 50 days average   
-0.9%
Price change from 200 days average   
3.8%
Price info
Change
0.38 (0.48%)


Last price
79.15 USD


Day range
78.86 - 80.10


Year range
65.28 - 81.99

Financial health
Current ratio
0.93


Debt/equity ratio
59.84


Cash
8.70B


Debt
50.03B


Credit rating
AA

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
19.02


Price/book (P/B)
3.12


Forward price/earning (P/E)
17.13


Price/sales (P/S)
0.48


PEG
3.10


Market cap
236.44B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.8280,0.9330,1.0550
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
12.9%
2.7100,3.1300,3.3900
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
11.8%
10 year history
0.8280,0.9330,1.0550,1.1800,1.3980,1.5580,1.8080,1.9100,1.9500,2.0000
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Dividend growth (annualized)   
10.3%
2.7100,3.1300,3.3900,3.7000,4.4700,4.5200,5.0200,4.8800,5.0500,4.6600
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  • 08
  • 09
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Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.2%
14.9100,16.2600,16.7100,17.8800,19.4900,20.8600,22.3000,22.7000,24.5100,24.8500
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  • 08
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Book value per share growth (annualized)   
5.8%
23.0000,27.9000,27.2000,30.5000,29.0000,32.2000,32.0000,34.8000,40.2000,41.8000
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  • 08
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Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
6.9%
4.0000,4.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000,3.0000
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Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-3.1%
Other companies in the discount, variety stores industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
USA   Target 50 yrs4.24%15.3%
USA   Costco Wholesale 14 yrs1.23%11.6%
Company profile
Empoloyees
2,200,000


Sector


Website


Founded
1945


Industry


SEC filings




Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam?s Club. It operates discount stores, supermarkets, supercenters, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, home improvement...
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Address:
702 South West 8th Street, Bentonville, AR, 72716

Phone:
+1 479 273-4000
Wal-Mart Stores has a dividend of 2.04 USD and based on a stock price of 79.15, the yield is 2.58%. Since 1974they have raised their dividend each year, that is 43 years in a row. WMT has a payout ratio of 49%, meaning that 49% of their earnings are paid as dividends. If their dividend growth rate stays the same, the dividend payback period would be 20 years. The 5 year dividend compund annual growth (CAGR) rate is 7.4%. Wal-Mart Stores has gone ex-dividend on the 8/9/2017, and the dividend pay date is 9/5/2017. 2,200,000 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1945. They are in the services sector and the discount, variety stores industry. 2.7 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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