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WMT

Walmart

$106.25

-1.17 (-1.09%)

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CEO McMillon says Walmart represents about 2% of market for firearms today

In the company's Q1 earnings commentary, President and CEO Doug McMillon said Walmart is "thinking through the broader issues related to gun violence and things we should do to help create safer communities." McMillon said Walmart: Stopped selling handguns in every state but Alaska in the mid 90s, stopped selling military-style rifles such as the AR-15 in 2015, raised the age limit to purchase a firearm or ammunition to 21 in 2018. He said Walmart only sells a firearm after receiving a "green light" on a background check, while federal law only requires the absence of a "red light" after three business days and said "We don't sell a firearm until we receive a "green light" regardless of the time period." He added that "We videotape the point of sale for firearms, only allow certain associates to sell firearms, and secure firearms in a locking case with individual locks, among other measures." McMillon estimated that Walmart represents about 2% of the market for firearms today, which he believes places it outside at least the top three sellers in the industry, and says Walmart has about a 20% share of ammunition. "we believe there authorization of the Assault Weapons ban should be debated to determine its effectiveness in keeping weapons made for war out of the hands of mass murderers," McMillon said.

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WMT Walmart
$106.25

-1.17 (-1.09%)

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CHLM
07/15/19
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CHLM
Sell
PetMed CEO amendment hints at exploration of alternatives, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Kevin Ellich noted that PetMed Express (PETS) filed an 8K after the close on Friday to disclose that it amended CEO Mendo Akdag's employment agreement to add the language "for Good Reason" to the "Change in Control" section. He reads this change as a hint that an exploration of strategic alternatives could be upcoming, though he doesn't think there is anything imminent in the works. The analyst, who suspects there is further downside to Street estimates for PetMed given increased competition from Chewy (CHWY), Walmart (WMT), Petco and other online retailers, keeps a Sell rating on PetMed shares.
07/17/19
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07/17/19
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Target $195
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Outperform
Walmart partnership could serve as driver for Advance Auto Parts, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Seth Sigman notes that Advance Auto (AAP) has launched what appears to be the initial phases of its partnership with Walmart (WMT), adding about 5,000 SKUs to the Walmart website. The analyst ultimately believes that, if done right, this could serve as an incremental driver for Advance Auto Parts, benefiting from Walmart's growing online traffic and product offering. That said, more important for the stock in short term will be improving comps after the slow start and weather impact in Q2, along with instilling confidence in the margin outlook, he contends. Sigman has an Outperform rating and $195 price target on Advance Auto Parts' shares.
07/23/19
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07/23/19
NO CHANGE
Target $115
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Hold
Walmart price target raised to $115 from $106 at Loop Capital
Loop Capital analyst Andrew Wolf raised his price target on Walmart to $115, saying the company's recently announced consolidation of the U.S. stores and e-commerce divisions' supply chains and financial management is positive for its continued expansion in omnichannel merchandising. The analyst notes that the perception of this consolidation as a sign of "retrenchment and/or infighting at the senior operating ranks" is mistaken. Wolf is keeping his Hold rating on Walmart however, citing its current valuation.
08/12/19
BARD
08/12/19
NO CHANGE
Target $115
BARD
Outperform
Baird comfortable with Walmart expectations ahead of Q2 results
Baird analyst Peter Benedict said he remains comfortable with Q2 Walmart expectations ahead of its report on Thursday. The analyst believes comp trends will remain solid and although he expects pressure on margins from Flipkart, he sees the company continuing to manage and drive SG&A efficiencies. Benedict reiterated his Outperform rating and $115 price target on Walmart shares.

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