Walmart is Growing but is it Making Money?

Mr. Market certainly noticed that growth, Walmart’s stock price shot up from $90.26 on November 8 to $96.40 on November 22, 2017. If Walmart has a good Black Friday that price will exceed $100 a share by December 1.

Now for the astounding news, Walmart’s revenues will clear a half a trillion dollars sometime next year if the current growth rate continues. Walmart reported $495.10 billion in revenues for October 31, 2017, up from $490.01 billion in July 2017.

If that performance is repeated in the next quarter; Walmart will report around $500 billion or half a trillion dollars in revenue early in 2018. History seems to support this conclusion; Walmart’s revenue has been growing for the past seven quarters. It has posted growth for every quarter since January 2016.

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Are the Bears Right – is Walmart Doomed or Turning Around?

The assets verify something I’ve been saying for a while and will say again: Walmart has far more value than Mr. Market is giving it credit for. The problem is that much of that value takes the form of attributes Mr. Market cannot see; such as the retailer’s sheer size, its’ technology and its’ logistical capabilities.

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