Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment includes retail store and digital retail operations in the U.S. It also offers financial services and related products such as money orders, prepaid cards, wire transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. The Walmart International segment is categorized into retail, wholesale, and other formats operations outside the U.S. These categories include supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, Sam's Clubs, cash and carry, home improvement, specialty electronics, apparel store, drug stores, convenience stores, and digital retail. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. It offers specialty services, auto buying, pharmacy, optical, hearing aid centers, tire and battery centers, and business operations support services. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton on July 2, 1962 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
What are the shares of the future, the ones that should find a place in every share investor's portfolio?
The Sydey Morning Herald asked five leading share analysts to nominate five shares each.
The picks have to be suitable for conservative investors who intend to invest for the long term.
Naturally, those requirements lead to the larger companies that tend to pay higher dividends than other companies and often, but not always, have high levels of franking credits.
With interest rates at a 50-year low, investors have been chasing yield on the sharemarket.
As a consequence, share prices of the big dividend payers, such as most of the big banks and Telstra, have, until recently, risen strongly over the past two years.
Much of the sell-off on the Australian sharemarket over the past few weeks has simply followed selling on Wall Street.
Monday, January 20, 2014
As we are all aware we are heading into reporting season for another year. The USA has already started their reporting season and as such we are expecting many updates in Skaffold over the next few months.
To make your job a little easier we have compiled a short calendar of some of the biggest and most popular stocks in the USA
Monday, October 28, 2013
While Nine’s IPO offer documents are yet to be lodged, the market expects Nine’s float to proceed mid December. If the success of recent floats, including insurance broker Steadfast Group (SDF) and fertility clinic operator Virtus Health (VRT) are anything to go by, the timing of Nine’s float looks about as good as it gets.
Nine’s metropolitan free-to-air TV advertising market rose just above 9% in July which, due largely to election advertising, delivered the best monthly performance in three years. Nine’s share of the market rose 11.6% in July from a year ago to 37.7%, in part due to the Ashes cricket series, which helped it win market share from (number three-ranked) rival Ten Network.
Due to its prominence as a household brand, the Nine float will capture broad investors interest. Due to its sheer size some fund managers will be unable to ignore it.
If you’re serious about participating in the Nine IPO, we’ve put together a checklist of the float details need to pay specific attention to.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
The Australian dollar dipped below US92¢ on June 24 – its lowest point since September 2010 – and mounting projections that it could fall to around US85¢ within two years heralds mixed blessings for stocks on either side of the currency divide.
So if you subscribe to the view that a falling Australian dollar is (among other things) the inevitable by-product of waning foreign investor appetite for $A assets, you also need to ask what this means for the stocks you currently own, and how you can profit from it.
The correlation between the Australian dollar and share price movements – and interest rates, for that matter – has declined somewhat in recent years. Nevertheless, when it comes to identifying the most likely winners and losers within a falling Australian dollar environment, there are some useful guiding principles that you as an investor should understand.
Monday, March 04, 2013
Cedar Woods Properties (CWP), one of Skaffold’s Top 5 stocks for 2013, has risen to A1. CWP was identified as a stock to watch in 2013 on 8 January. In the period 8 January to 1 March 2013 CWP’s share price has risen 12%. Woolworth’s (WOW) performance also improved over the past six months, whilst Blackmores (BKL), IMF (Australia) Limited (IMF), GR Engineering Services (GNG) and Grange Resources (GRR) are the latest companies to lose their A1 Skaffold Scores.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Over the weekend more than 70 companies updated in Skaffold. The number of A1-rated companies fell to 39, and A2-rated companies to 81 companies.
Companies to update based on their recent interim or full year results include include Breville Group (BRG), mining services business Sedgman (SDM), for casino operators Crown Group (CWN) and Echo Entertainment Group (EGP), BHP Billition (BHP), Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), Iluka Resources (ILU), Cabcharge (CAB), Fleetwood (FWD), Fantastic Holdings (FAN), Village Roadshow (VRL), Adelaide Brighton (ABC), Alumina (AWC), Goodman Group (GMG), APN News and Media (APN), Tatts Group (TTS), Infomedia (IFM), Data#3 (DTL), Ausenco (AAX), Magellan Financial Group (MFG), Insurance Australia Group (IAG), AMP Limited (AMP), Seven West Media (SWM), iiNet (IIN), Macquarie Radio Network (MRN), Fairfax Media (FXJ), Envestra (ENV), Brambles (BXB), Chandler Macleod Group (CMG), Austin Engineering (ANG), Codan (CDA), The Reject Shop (TRS) and NRW Holdings (NWH), Platinum Asset Management (PTM), Mermaid Marine (MRM), Australian Share Registry (ASW), Super Retail Group (SUL), Amalgamated Holdings (AHC), TCT Tomlinson (RCR), Servcorp (SRV), SEEK (SEK), ASX Limited (ASX) and Origin Energy (ORG).
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
For investors, the two main places to put your money are shares and property. With both these markets well off their highs, 2012 is shaping as a good year to invest in either - or both. With this in mind, Money magazine enlisted experts to come up with a top 50 list for both shares and property.
Skaffold.com is an exciting new stock-selection application that rates all ASX-listed companies from A1 to C The Skaffold Score benchmark rating allows investors to focus on the best companies, avoiding those with doubtful fundamentals that may be wealth destroying. Skaffold.com has identified 50 value-for-money stocks for you to consider.