Walmart Cash and Equivalents

WMT
 Stock
  

USD 152.91  0.46  0.30%   

Walmart fundamentals help investors to digest information that contributes to Walmart's financial success or failures. It also enables traders to predict the movement of Walmart Stock. The fundamental analysis module provides a way to measure Walmart's intrinsic value by examining its available economic and financial indicators, including the cash flow records, the balance sheet account changes, the income statement patterns, and various microeconomic indicators and financial ratios related to Walmart stock.
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Walmart Cash and Equivalents is comparatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Walmart reported Cash and Equivalents of 14.76 Billion in 2021. Cash and Equivalents Turnover is likely to gain to 52.34 in 2022, whereas Free Cash Flow is likely to drop slightly above 11.8 B in 2022.

Walmart Cash and Equivalents Analysis

Walmart's Cash or Cash Equivalents are the most liquid of all assets found on the company's balance sheet. It is used in calculating many of the firm's liquidity ratios and is a good indicator of the overall financial health of a company. Companies with a lot of cash are usually attractive takeover targets. Cash Equivalents are balance sheet items that are typically reported using currency printed on notes.

Walmart Cash and Equivalents

15.93 Billion

Cash 
 = 
Bank Deposits 
+  
Liquidities 
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Current Walmart Cash and Equivalents

    
  14.76 B  
Most of Walmart's fundamental indicators, such as Cash and Equivalents, are part of a valuation analysis module that helps investors searching for stocks that are currently trading at higher or lower prices than their real value. If the real value is higher than the market price, Walmart is considered to be undervalued, and we provide a buy recommendation. Otherwise, we render a sell signal.

Walmart Cash and Equivalents Historical Pattern

Today, most investors in Walmart Stock are looking for potential investment opportunities by analyzing not only static indicators but also various Walmart's growth ratios. Consistent increases or drops in fundamental ratios usually indicate a possible pattern that can be successfully translated into profits. However, when comparing two companies, knowing each company's cash and equivalents growth rates may not be enough to decide which company is a better investment. That's why investors frequently use a static breakdown of Walmart cash and equivalents as a starting point in their analysis.
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Cash equivalents represent current assets that are easily convertible to cash such as short term bonds, savings account, money market funds, or certificate of deposits (CDs). One of the important consideration companies make when classifying assets as cash equivalent is that investments they report on their balance sheets under current assets should have almost no risk of change in value over the next few months (usually three months).
Compare to competition

In accordance with the recently published financial statements, Walmart has 14.76 B in Cash and Equivalents. This is much higher than that of the Food & Staples Retailing sector and significantly higher than that of the Consumer Staples industry. The cash and equivalents for all United States stocks is significantly lower than that of the firm.

Walmart Cash and Equivalents Peer Comparison

Stock peer comparison is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It analyses Walmart's direct or indirect competition against its Cash and Equivalents to detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics or determine the stocks which would be a good addition to a portfolio. Peer analysis of Walmart could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Walmart by comparing valuation metrics of similar companies.
Walmart is currently under evaluation in cash and equivalents category among related companies.

Walmart Current Valuation Drivers

We derive many important indicators used in calculating different scores of Walmart from analyzing Walmart's financial statements. These drivers represent accounts that assess Walmart's ability to generate profits relative to its revenue, operating costs, and shareholders' equity. Below are some of Walmart's important valuation drivers and their relationship over time.
201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Net Income Per Employee4.29 K3.03 K6.76 K5.86 K5.95 K6.81 K
Revenue Per Employee217.54 K233.82 K238.16 K242.44 K249.02 K223.67 K
Earnings Before Interest Taxes and Depreciation Amortization EBITDA27.8 B24.29 B33.53 B33.96 B31.23 B35.33 B

Walmart ESG Sustainability

Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary and do not directly affect the long term financial condition, Walmart's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to Walmart's managers, analysts, and investors.
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Walmart Fundamentals

About Walmart Fundamental Analysis

The Macroaxis Fundamental Analysis modules help investors analyze Walmart's financials across various querterly and yearly statements, indicators and fundamental ratios. We help investors to determine the real value of Walmart using virtually all public information available. We use both quantitative as well as qualitative analysis to arrive at the intrinsic value of Walmart based on its fundamental data. In general, a quantitative approach, as applied to this company, focuses on analyzing financial statements comparatively, whereas a qaualitative method uses data that is important to a company's growth but cannot be measured and presented in a numerical way.
Please read more on our fundamental analysis page.
Last ReportedProjected for 2022
Cash and Equivalents14.8 B15.9 B
Cash and Equivalents Turnover 35.25  52.34 
Free Cash Flow14.9 B11.8 B

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.
Investor biases related to Walmart's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in Walmart. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding Walmart can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around Walmart. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
Walmart's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for Walmart's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average Walmart's news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on Walmart.

Walmart Implied Volatility

    
  27.17  
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.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
0.24
Market Capitalization
416.3 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
0.087
Return On Assets
0.0527
Return On Equity
0.11
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.