Wal-Mart Stores June 15th Short Interest Update

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) has witnessed a rise of 4.2% or 1,580,942 shares in its short figure. The short interest augmentation took it from 37,980,456 on May 31,2016 to 39,561,398 on June 15,2016. In terms of floated shares, the short interest was calculated to be 2.6%. The days to cover are 5 given that the daily volume averaged 7,381,562 shares. The information was released by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc (FINRA) on June 24th after market close.

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT): The stock opened at $70.55 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $72.72 for the day. The stock traded down to $70.51 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $71.96 with a loss of -0.19% for the day. The stock had closed at $72.10 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 15,120,363 shares.

The company shares have rallied 0.76% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 16, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $74.14 and the one year low was seen on Nov 13, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $69.75 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $66.60.

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) has climbed 1.42% in the past week and advanced 1.71% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 3.11% and the outperformance has advanced to 4.79% for the last 4 weeks period.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. is engaged in the operation of retail, wholesale and other units in various formats around the world. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices (EDLP). The Companys operations are conducted in three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sams Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates retail stores in all 50 states in the United States, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, with three primary store formats, as well as digital retail. The Walmart International segment consists of operations in 26 countries outside of the United States and includes numerous formats divided into three main categories: retail, wholesale and other. The Sams Club consists of membership-only warehouse clubs and operates in 48 states in the United States and in Puerto Rico, as well as digital retail.

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