Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Major Shareholder Sells $62262869.92 in Stock

The stock has a market capitalization of $236.52 billion, a PE ratio of 18.89 and a beta of 0.29. National Pension Service increased its position in Wal-Mart Stores by 0.7% in the first quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc boosted its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 19.1% in the first quarter.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) have shown a high EPS growth of -0.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -4.00% yoy. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. (NYSE:WMT) by 5.5% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which now holds $5.64 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 2.37% of its market capitalization. The Davidson Investment Advisors holds 117,671 shares with $8.13 million value, up from 111,362 last quarter. Brenner West Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $448.71 million market cap company. The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.68 on August 25, reaching $47.2. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 1.20 million shares. Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX) was reduced too. It has outperformed by 58.98% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.02, from 0.87 in 2016Q3. 60 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 135.77 million shares or 1.02% less from 137.16 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated invested 0% in Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN). Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Seattle Genetics, Inc. Van Eck Assoc has invested 0.04% in Seattle Genetics, Inc. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 914,476 shares of the retailer’s stock valued at $63,209,000 after buying an additional 5,972 shares during the last quarter. Lathrop Inv Management invested in 2.4% or 115,173 shares. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., a Minnesota-based fund reported 159,350 shares. Alpha Windward Limited invested in 378 shares. Narwhal Capital Mgmt stated it has 18,300 shares.

More notable recent Seattle Genetics, Inc. EC’s SI was 10.88M shares in August as released by FINRA. More interesting news about Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Seattle Genetics buys Bristol-Myers Squibb drug manufacturing facility in Bothell” published on August 01, 2017 as well as Thestreet.com’s news article titled: “Valeant Higher on Paulson Stake Increase; ImmunoGen Pops; Seattle Genetics …” with publication date: June 26, 2017.

Among 4 analysts covering Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, February 4. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $77.93. Vetr raised shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $75.31 price objective for the company in a research note on Monday, March 27th. The stock of Seattle Genetics, Inc. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 16 by Needham. (NYSE:CRM) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 21 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group upgraded shares of Wal-Mart Stores from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and lifted their target price for the stock from $73.00 to $82.00 in a report on Friday, April 7th. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 30. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, May 31. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 11 by Stephens.

(NYSEMKT:GTE) stake by 181,288 shares to 2.19M valued at $6.61 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Western Digital Corp (NASDAQ:WDC) stake by 25,377 shares and now owns 209,655 shares. On Wednesday, May 31 HIMES VAUGHN B sold $625,922 worth of Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) or 10,000 shares.

Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 26 sales for $4.49 billion activity. Shares for $868,299 were sold by Gearhart Jeffrey J. The insider WALTON ALICE L sold $193.96 million. WALTON S ROBSON sold $90.35 million worth of stock. In the last three months, insiders sold 16,228,588 shares of company stock valued at $1,287,662,056. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nineteen have issued a hold rating, fourteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Therefore 50% are positive. The rating was maintained by Nomura on Friday, May 20 with “Buy”. Gordon Haskett started coverage on shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. The stock of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, July 24 by RBC Capital Markets. WALTON JIM C also sold $114.04 million worth of Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) shares. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 17 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Friday, October 21 with “Neutral”. Deutsche Bank maintained Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) rating on Sunday, August 23. Its down 0.25, from 1.12 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 97 investors sold WMT shares while 540 reduced holdings. The retailer reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.01. Finally, Davis R M Inc. acquired a new position in Wal-Mart Stores during the first quarter worth about $249,000. Valley Advisers holds 6,577 shares or 0.21% of its portfolio. Moreover, Palladium Partners Limited Co has 1% invested in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Bridges Inv Counsel accumulated 17,040 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Amalgamated Bankshares stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Guardian Life Insur Of America reported 5,770 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein L.P. increased its stake in shares of Wal-Mart Stores by 42.6% in the second quarter. Pnc Financial Gp has invested 0.15% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT). Btc Cap holds 13,944 shares. First Bank & Trust Of Hutchinson owns 5,592 shares or 0.24% of their U.S. portfolio.

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