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WMT

Wal-Mart

$69.98

0.09 (0.13%)

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Wal-Mart's Marc Lore sees company doing more acquisitions, Recode reports

Wal-Mart's e-commerce chief Marc Lore says the company is planning to be more acquisitive in the future, Recode, reports, citing comments made at the Code Commerce conference in Las Vegas, telling Recode Senior Editor Jason Del Rey that "We're behind. We need to catch up." "We're seeing what these acquisitions have done for the business," Lore commented. "It's definitely a nice surge, so we will continue to do it." Wal-Mart bought Lore's company, Jet.com, last year, and has followed that acquisition with purchases of Moosejaw, Shoebuy and ModCloth. Reference Link

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WMT Wal-Mart
$69.98

0.09 (0.13%)

02/13/17
PIPR
02/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $83
PIPR
Overweight
Target risk/reward compelling ahead of investor day, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Sean Naughton says Target's (TGT) risk/reward is "compelling" ahead of the company's investor day. The stock, trading at a 21% discount to most direct peer Wal-Mart (WMT), is pricing in much of the near-term downside, Naughton tells investors in a research note. Target is "under-loved" and remains a "great brand with good assets and strong free cash flow," the analyst contends. He keeps an Overweight rating on the shares with an $83 price target.
02/22/17
BOFA
02/22/17
UPGRADE
Target $88
BOFA
Buy
Wal-Mart upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Robert Ohmes upgraded Wal-Mart to Buy and raised its price target to $88 from $76 saying the US strategy is working and risk/reward is favorable on e-com sales momentum. The analyst said Q4 US e-com GMV growth was up 36% year-over-year and believes the company is entering a period of 20-30%+ e-com growth and expects the multiple to rise as e-com success increases and recent acquisitions go into the US comp.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Wal-Mart (WMT) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Robert Ohmes saying the U.S. strategy is working and risk/reward is favorable on e-commerce sales momentum. 2. Scorpio Tankers (STNG) upgraded to Buy from Hold at ABN Amro with analyst Glenn Lodden raising his price target for the shares to $7.50 from $4.30. 3. Parker-Hannifin (PH) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Ann Duignan saying her analysis suggests the company's synergy targets for the Clarcor (CLC) acquisition are "overly conservative." The analyst feels the deal "makes good strategic sense." She raised her price target for Parker-Hannifin shares to $173 from $146. 4. STMicroelectronics (STM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Barclays with analyst Andrew Gardiner saying further market share and content gains will show during 2017. 5. Ecolab (ECL) upgraded to Buy from Hold at Edward Jones. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/14/17
BOFA
03/14/17
NO CHANGE
Target $88
BOFA
Buy
Wal-Mart added US 1 List at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Robert Ohmes added Wal-Mart to his firm's US 1 List saying the retailer's core U.S. strategy should continue to work in its current fiscal year. He expects the stock's valuation multiple to expand as its success in e-commerce continues. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Wal-Mart with an $88 price target.

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