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WMT

Walmart

$93.10

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Walmart announces launch of new apparel private brands

Walmart introduced four new apparel private brands for women, men and kids. Customers can now strut the latest seasonal fashions from Time and Tru, Terra & Sky, Wonder Nation and George, exclusively available nationwide in Walmart stores and on Walmart.com starting March 1.

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WMT Walmart
$93.10

0.17 (0.18%)

02/22/18
SPHN
02/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $108
SPHN
Overweight
Walmart price target lowered to $108 from $117 at Stephens
Stephens analyst Ben Bienvenu said Walmart's e-commerce sales growth moderation coming alongside margin pressure exacerbates worries about the long-term trajectory of the business, but he thinks the company can recover and get back on a "beat/raise" cycle. In light of incremental investments, he lowered his price target on Walmart shares to $108 from $117, though Bienvenu thinks the acceleration of investments in the wake of tax reform is a prudent move that will create long-term shareholder value. He keeps an Overweight rating on Walmart shares.
02/26/18
FBCO
02/26/18
INITIATION
Target $102
FBCO
Neutral
Walmart initiated with a Neutral at Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Seth Sigman started Walmart with a Neutral rating and $102 price target. The analyst says his rating balances a positive view on the company's "evolving competitive position," with lower near-term growth as investments accelerate, and the stock's "premium " valuation. He sees a balanced risk/reward at current share levels.
02/26/18
MSCO
02/26/18
NO CHANGE
Target $99
MSCO
Equal Weight
Morgan Stanley says Walmart may need investment step up to compete with Amazon
Morgan Stanley analyst Simeon Gutman said Walmart's (WMT) e-commerce systems and infrastructure were not equipped to handle seasonal demand. For context, he noted that in the fourth quarter of 2015, Amazon (AMZN) endured execution issues related to greater than expected Fulfilled By Amazon demand. However, Amazon's issues at that time resulted in cost pressure, whereas Walmart's resulted in lost sales, Gutman tells investors. He thinks any solution will result in increased spending by Walmart, either through software, logistics or new fulfillment centers. Additionally, Walmart faces an uphill battle in resonating with a broader base of e-commerce consumers, which may require stepped up marking spending, he adds. Gutman lowered his price target on Walmart to $99 from $106 and keeps his Equal Weight rating on the shares.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Walmart (WMT) initiated with a Neutral and Target (TGT) initiated with an Outperform at Credit Suisse. 2. Hudson (HUD) initiated with a Buy at Goldman Sachs, a Buy at UBS, an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley and an Outperform at Credit Suisse. 3. VICI Properties (VICI) initiated with a Buy at Stifel, a Neutral at Goldman Sachs and an Equal Weight at Barclays. 4. Sage Therapeutics (SAGE) initiated with an Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Sol-Gel Technologies (SLGL) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies and an Outperform at BMO Capital. 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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