Walmart Inc. (WMT will begin trading ex-dividend on August 12, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 07, 2021. Shareholders who purchased WMT prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WMT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $148.68, the dividend yield is 1.48%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WMT was $148.68, representing a -3.24% decrease from the 52 week high of $153.66 and a 17.74% increase over the 52 week low of $126.28.
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 $4.3. Zacks Investment Research reports WMT's forecasted earnings growth in 2022 as 9.06%, compared to an industry average of 6.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WMT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s have WMT as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples (WMT
- VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (WMT
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (WMT
- First Trust Nasdaq Retail ETF (WMT
- iShares U.S. ETF Trust (WMT.
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTH with an increase of 13.17% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of WMT at 9.26%.