Walmart Inc. (WMT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 06, 2018

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Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.52 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 02, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WMT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $98.75, the dividend yield is 2.11%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WMT was $98.75, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $109.98 and a 20.75% increase over the 52 week low of $81.78.

WMT is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ) and Target Corporation ( TGT ). WMT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.74. Zacks Investment Research reports WMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.75%, compared to an industry average of 2.4%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WMT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WMT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WMT as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • John Hancock Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF ( JHMS )
  • Invesco Dynamic Retail ETF ( PMR )
  • iShares Global Consumer Staples ETF ( KXI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLP with an increase of 7.46% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of WMT at 9.61%.

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