Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

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82.59 -0.98  -1.17% NYSE Mar 6, 4:59PM BATS Real time Currency in USD

Wal-Mart Stores Price to Book Value:

3.271 for March 6, 2015

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March 6, 2015 3.271
March 5, 2015 3.309
March 4, 2015 3.270
March 3, 2015 3.301
March 2, 2015 3.325
Feb. 27, 2015 3.324
Feb. 26, 2015 3.318
Feb. 25, 2015 3.309
Feb. 24, 2015 3.349
Feb. 23, 2015 3.350
Feb. 20, 2015 3.338
Feb. 19, 2015 3.307
Feb. 18, 2015 3.417
Feb. 17, 2015 3.404
Feb. 13, 2015 3.398
Feb. 12, 2015 3.401
Feb. 11, 2015 3.419
Feb. 10, 2015 3.457
Feb. 9, 2015 3.402
Feb. 6, 2015 3.458
Feb. 5, 2015 3.456
Feb. 4, 2015 3.431
Feb. 3, 2015 3.413
Feb. 2, 2015 3.394
Jan. 30, 2015 3.462
Jan. 29, 2015 3.574
   
Jan. 28, 2015 3.537
Jan. 27, 2015 3.566
Jan. 26, 2015 3.611
Jan. 23, 2015 3.606
Jan. 22, 2015 3.598
Jan. 21, 2015 3.53
Jan. 20, 2015 3.532
Jan. 16, 2015 3.535
Jan. 15, 2015 3.560
Jan. 14, 2015 3.529
Jan. 13, 2015 3.639
Jan. 12, 2015 3.668
Jan. 9, 2015 3.640
Jan. 8, 2015 3.686
Jan. 7, 2015 3.610
Jan. 6, 2015 3.517
Jan. 5, 2015 3.490
Jan. 2, 2015 3.500
Dec. 31, 2014 3.499
Dec. 30, 2014 3.536
Dec. 29, 2014 3.53
Dec. 26, 2014 3.541
Dec. 24, 2014 3.522
Dec. 23, 2014 3.531
Dec. 22, 2014 3.519

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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WMT Price to Book Value Benchmarks

Companies
Dollar General 4.072
Costco Wholesale 6.525
Dollar Tree Stores 9.151

WMT Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 2.467 Aug 10 2011
Maximum 3.737 May 15 2013
Average 3.146

WMT Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("WMT", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("WMT", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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