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WMT

Wal-Mart

$80.98

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Wal-Mart CEO says testing associate delivery of online orders in 'a few' stores

Wal-Mart President and CEO Doug McMillion said on the Q2 earnings call that customers are responding to the improvements it is making and "feels good about where we are" midway through the year. McMillon said Wal-Mart continues its transformation to become more of a digital enterprise. He said the company is testing associate delivery of Walmart.com orders in a few stores and plans to have approximately 100 automated pickup towers in stores across the U.S. by the end of the year, "where customers can pick up their orders within a matter of minutes." With Easy Reorder on Walmart.com, a customer "can easily repurchase the items they've bought most frequently before," McMillon added. He also noted that Wal-Mart has tests going on with "digital endless aisle shopping, robotics and image analytics to scan aisles for outs and we're using machine learning to assist our merchants with pricing." McMillon noted that SKUs on Walmart.com surpassed 67M and said he has seen "strong results" from the rollout of online grocery, which is now in more than 900 U.S. locations.

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WMT Wal-Mart
$80.98

0.21 (0.26%)

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NO CHANGE
Target $86
COWN
Outperform
Cowen continues to favor Wal-Mart over Target despite turnaround progress
Cowen analyst Oliver Chen said Target's (TGT) positive pre-announcement and Wal-Mart's (WMT) momentum give him confidence about Q2, but his firm's proprietary survey indicates cautious trends in the quarter, including declines in visitor rates, declines in satisfaction, and growth in visitor overlap with Amazon (AMZN). While acknowledging that Target's turnaround remains on track, he said he still prefers Wal-Mart shares. Chen maintains his Outperform rating and $86 price target on Wal-Mart shares and his Market Perform rating on Target shares.
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Wal-Mart upgraded to Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens
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Target $91

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Wal-Mart upgraded to Overweight on better in-store experience at Stephens
As previously reported, Stephens analyst Ben Bienvenu upgraded Wal-Mart to Overweight from Equal Weight, stating that the company's multi-year investments have led to a better in-store experience, which he sees continuing to drive momentum. Bienvenu raised his price target on Wal-Mart shares to $91 from $78.
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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 Overweight from Equal Weight at Stephens with analyst Ben Bienvenu saying that the company's multi-year investments have led to a better in-store experience, which he sees continuing to drive momentum. 2. Kohl's (KSS) upgraded to Neutral from Underperform at Credit Suisse. 3. Huntington Bancshares (HBAN) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at Piper Jaffray with analyst Kevin Barker saying the "disappointing" expense guidance has lowered expectations while Huntington should grow earnings faster than any regional bank peer in fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019. 4. Axalta Coating (AXTA) upgraded to Overweight from Neutral at JPMorgan with analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas saying the 16% pullback over the past three weeks has created an investment opportunity. 5. Perrigo (PRGO) upgraded to Neutral from Sell at Goldman Sachs with analyst Jami Rubin saying the quarterly results may mark the beginning of inflection towards stabilization in the Rx business. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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