Go to the MoneyCentral Investor page at moneycentral.msn.com/investor/home.asp.
Use the Research Wizard function under Guided Research to obtain fundamentals, price
history, price target, catalysts, and comparison for Walmart (WMT). For comparison, use
Target (TGT), BJAc€?cs Wholesale Club (BJ), and the Industry.
1. What has been the 1-year sales and income growth for Walmart?
2. What has been the companyAc€?cs 5-year profit margin? How does that compare with the
other two firmsAc€?c profit margins and the industryAc€?cs profit margin?
3. What have been the percentage price changes for the last 3, 6, and 12 months? How do
they compare with the other firmsAc€?c price changes and the industryAc€?cs price changes?
4. What are the estimated high and low prices for Walmart for the coming year based
on its current P/E multiple?
5. Compare the price performance of Walmart with that of Target and BJAc€?cs. Which of the
companies appears to be the most expensive in terms of current earnings? Which of
the companies is the least expensive in terms of current earnings?
6. What are the firmsAc€?c Stock Scouter Ratings? How are these ratings interpreted?
the E-Investments exercise on page 625
Author(s): Bodie, Zvi; Kane, Alex; Marcus, Alan
Pub. Date: 9/17/2010
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