Wal-Mart Stores (WMT)

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73.33 -0.40  -0.54% NYSE Jul 27, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD

Wal-Mart Stores Price to Book Value:

3.040 for July 27, 2016
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July 27, 2016 3.040
July 26, 2016 3.056
July 25, 2016 3.057
July 22, 2016 3.049
July 21, 2016 3.048
July 20, 2016 3.059
July 19, 2016 3.054
July 18, 2016 3.061
July 15, 2016 3.054
July 14, 2016 3.055
July 13, 2016 3.052
July 12, 2016 3.037
July 11, 2016 3.070
July 8, 2016 3.061
July 7, 2016 3.048
July 6, 2016 3.060
July 5, 2016 3.032
July 1, 2016 3.018
June 30, 2016 3.027
June 29, 2016 3.004
June 28, 2016 2.964
June 27, 2016 2.964
June 24, 2016 2.983
June 23, 2016 2.989
June 22, 2016 2.974
June 21, 2016 2.962
   
June 20, 2016 2.947
June 17, 2016 2.941
June 16, 2016 2.956
June 15, 2016 2.948
June 14, 2016 2.941
June 13, 2016 2.924
June 10, 2016 2.949
June 9, 2016 2.947
June 8, 2016 2.955
June 7, 2016 2.944
June 6, 2016 2.945
June 3, 2016 2.938
June 2, 2016 2.941
June 1, 2016 2.922
May 31, 2016 2.960
May 27, 2016 2.959
May 26, 2016 2.963
May 25, 2016 2.948
May 24, 2016 2.938
May 23, 2016 2.907
May 20, 2016 2.922
May 19, 2016 2.894
May 18, 2016 2.641
May 17, 2016 2.723
May 16, 2016 2.761

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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

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Target 3.580
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WMT Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 2.276 Nov 13 2015
Maximum 3.737 May 15 2013
Average 3.124

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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