Linda Wolf - Walmart Independent Director

WMT
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USD 132.22  2.40  1.85%   

  Director
Ms. Linda S. Wolf is an Independent Director of WalMart Stores, Inc. Ms. Wolf is the retired Chairman and CEO of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc., a global advertising agency and division of Publicis Groupe S.A. Ms. Wolf served in various positions with Leo Burnett and its predecessors from 1978 to April 2005, including as Chairman and CEO from January 2001 until April 2005. She serves as a trustee for investment funds advised by the Janus Capital Group Inc. and has served on the board of InnerWorkings, Inc., a provider of managed print and promotional procurement solutions, since November 2006, and Wrapports, LLC since 2012. Among other endeavors, Ms. Wolf serves on the boards of the Field Museum, Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The Board benefits from Ms. Wolfs executive leadership and management experience gained as a CEO of a global company. Ms. Wolf, through her service on a variety of public company and nonprofit boards.
Age: 66  Director Since 2005      
479 273-4000  www.stock.walmart.com

Walmart Management Efficiency

Walmart has Return on Asset of 6.31 % which means that on every $100 spent on asset, it made $6.31 of profit. This is considered to be average in the sector. In the same way, it shows return on shareholders equity (ROE) of 15.53 %, implying that it generated $15.53 on every 100 dollars invested. Walmart management efficiency ratios could be used to measure how well the company manages its routine affairs as well as how well it operates its assets and liabilities. Return on Investment is likely to gain to 21.90 in 2022. Return on Average Assets is likely to gain to 6.93 in 2022. Total Liabilities is likely to drop to about 140.8 B in 2022. Current Liabilities is likely to drop to about 76.1 B in 2022
The company has 68.48 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.8, which is OK given its current industry classification. Walmart has a current ratio of 0.84, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist Walmart until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Walmart's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Walmart sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Walmart to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Walmart's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.

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Walmart Inc. engages in the operation of retail, wholesale, and other units worldwide. The company was founded in 1945 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart operates under Discount Stores classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. It employs 2300000 people. Walmart (WMT) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 2,300,000 people.

Walmart Leadership Team

Elected by the shareholders, the Walmart's board of directors comprises two types of representatives: Walmart inside directors who are chosen from within the company, and outside directors, selected externally and held independent of Walmart. The board's role is to monitor Walmart's management team and ensure that shareholders' interests are well served. Walmart's inside directors are responsible for reviewing and approving budgets prepared by upper management to implement core corporate initiatives and projects. On the other hand, Walmart's outside directors are responsible for providing unbiased perspectives on the board's policies.
Steven Whaley, Senior Vice President Controller
Sarah Friar, Independent Director
Randall Stephenson, Independent Director
Michael Duke, Advisor, Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, Member of Global Compensation Committee, Member of Strategic Planning and Fin. Committee and Member of Technology and Ecommerce Committee
Timothy, Independent Director
Rollin Ford, Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice President
Steven Reinemund, Independent Director
David Cheesewright, Executive Vice President; President and CEO - International Division
Suresh Kumar, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer
Rachel Brand, Executive Vice President, Global Governance, Chief Legal Officer, and Corporate Secretary
Aida Alvarez, Independent Director
John Furner, Executive Vice President of the Company and President and Chief Executive Officer - Sam’s Club Segment
Cesar Conde, Independent Director
Kathryn McLay, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Sam's Club
Jeffrey Gearhart, Executive Vice President - Global Governance, Corporate Secretary
Brett Biggs, CFO, Executive Vice President
Charles Holley, Executive VP
Donna Morris, Executive Vice President - Global People and Chief People Officer
M Biggs, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
Matt Miner, Executive Vice President and Global Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer
Roger Corbett, Independent Director
Greg Penner, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board
Marissa Mayer, Independent Director
Judith McKenna, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart International
Steuart Walton, Director
Carla Harris, Independent Director
Pamela Craig, Independent Director
Rosalind Brewer, Executive VP, CEO of Sam's Club Segment and President of Sam's Club Segment
Linda Wolf, Independent Director
Thomas Horton, Lead Independent Director
C McMillon, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Timothy Flynn, Independent Director
Douglas McMillon, CEO and President Director, Chairman of Executive Committee and Chairman of Global Compensation Committee
Jim Walton, Director
Kevin Systrom, Director
James Cash, Lead Independent Director
Susan Chambers, Executive Vice President - Global People
Marc Lore, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - U.S. eCommerce
S Walton, Director
Gregory Foran, Executive Vice President, President and Chief Executive Officer - Walmart U.S. division
Neil Ashe, Executive VP, CEO of Global Ecommerce Bus. and President of Global Ecommerce Bus.
Robson Walton, Director
Daniel Bartlett, Executive Vice President - Corporate and Government Affairs
David Chojnowski, Senior Vice President and Controller
Jacqueline Canney, Executive Vice President - Global People
Stephen Easterbrook, Independent Director

Walmart Stock Performance Indicators

The ability to make a profit is the ultimate goal of any investor. But to identify the right stock is not an easy task. Is Walmart a good investment? Although profit is still the single most important financial element of any organization, multiple performance indicators can help investors identify the equity that they will appreciate over time.

Walmart Investors Sentiment

The influence of Walmart's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in Walmart. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.

Walmart Implied Volatility

    
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Walmart's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Walmart stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Walmart's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Walmart stock will not fluctuate a lot when Walmart's options are near their expiration.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards Walmart in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, Walmart's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from Walmart options trading.

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Is Walmart's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Walmart. If investors know Walmart will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Walmart listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Walmart is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Walmart that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Walmart's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Walmart's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Walmart's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Walmart's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Walmart's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Walmart value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Walmart's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.