Walmart: Dissecting Q3 Results And The Growth That Lies Ahead


  • Walmart’s Q3 earnings report led to a significant drop in stock value, erasing year-to-date gains.
  • Inflation is causing customers to spend more on groceries and less on high-margin merchandise, but Walmart is gaining market share.
  • Walmart’s initiatives in e-commerce, advertising, and financial services show potential for growth, but the stock is currently overvalued.

Walmart Posts Strong First Quarter Earnings

Scott Olson

Yesterday’s reaction to Walmart’s (NYSE:WMT) Q3 earnings report is an example of why market neophytes are unnerved by share price gyrations. In one fell swoop, the stock gave up over half of the year-to-date gains.

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