Walmart Inc. (WMT)

144.64
NYSE
Prev Close 146.97
Day Low/High 143.67 / 145.90
52 Wk Low/High 102.00 / 153.66
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 2829.29B
Market Cap 415.82B
P/E Ratio 21.28
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Some Trades and Observations

* Added to my Index shorts, sold off some more Disney . * New 52 week high Walmart . * Banks are up by over 2%, +1.7% * Value winning - my two value ETFs -- and  -- are +1.2% and +2.1%, respectively - against S&P +0.7% and +0.4%. * Offering some , a...

Marketplace Uncertainties, Problematic Covid, Retailers' Earnings, Week Ahead

Marketplace Uncertainties, Problematic Covid, Retailers' Earnings, Week Ahead

The only expectation that I have for now is a near certainty in increased volatility caused by several factors.

Walmart High

On Wednesday I wrote:  Nov 11, 2020 ' 11:40 AM EST DOUG KASS Walmart: Heads Investors Win, Tails Investors Win? Walmart is getting jiggy for the second day in a row. I am hopeful that the shares make a new high over the near term. WMT, to me, repres...

Why Walmart? Let Me Count the Ways, and Here's a Trade Idea

Why Walmart? Let Me Count the Ways, and Here's a Trade Idea

Unlike AMZN, WMT has the broad brick and mortar presence that sells everything from apparel to appliances to groceries at budget friendly prices.

Some Afternoon Observations  

* My continued mantra is less pontificating and more trading/investing * Considering a short in SPY and QQQ on further strength   * Breadth disappointing (negative - 1475 advancers, 1565 decliners on the NYSE) relative to +25 S&P and +210 Nasdaq * I...

Walmart: Heads Investors Win, Tails Investors Win?

Walmart is getting jiggy for the second day in a row.  I am hopeful that the shares make a new high over the near term.  WMT, to me, represents a healthy mixture of growth and value.

Some (3:15 pm) Takeaways

* Ss (S&P) over Ns (Nasdaq). Again and for the second day in a row. * Breadth was 2-1 positive. * Bonds continue to get smoked - higher in yield, lower in price. ( - $1.25/share). * Crude +$1.22/barrel. * Gold +$21.70. * FAANG plus M(SFT) weak, agai...

The Thunder in South Florida Yesterday Was Not the Bad Weather - It Was the Sound of the Market's Pivot From Growth to Value

* Yesterday may have represented a classic "sell on the good news" * While many were cheering about the vaccine news, I was waiting to sell, red tickets in hand * Some stocks and sectors had a great year yesterday * And some stocks and sectors got s...

More Trades

* I am trading unemotionally and based on changing reward vs. risk   * I have moved to small-sized. * I have added to the following longs: , , and to on this morning's market weakness. * On the "whoosh" higher I reduced and to small-sized. I'll add ...

Jim Cramer: Misconceptions About Covid-19 and Wagering on Its Longevity

Jim Cramer: Misconceptions About Covid-19 and Wagering on Its Longevity

Maybe we will be better when Covid 2021 comes around. But sustainable? Ha. How about inevitable?

Viva La Differencia

I am pressing the following value based longs: , , , , , , , and . Please note - regarding the pivot from growth to value - that the following growth stocks are lower in a sea of green: , , , , . __________  Long GOOGL, AMZN (large), VTV (large), VB...

Jim Cramer: 8 Stocks That Benefit the Most If There's Another Modified Lockdown

Jim Cramer: 8 Stocks That Benefit the Most If There's Another Modified Lockdown

These companies have spent the last six months preparing for a second lockdown betting it will occur.

Here's Evercore ISI's Annual Teen & Adult Survey

Evercore ISI is out with its annual Teen & Adult survey that targets the crucial 23-36 years old demographic. You may want to keep these in mind as you adjust for stock picks for the upcoming holiday shopping season:  Top must have products: Peloton...

I'm Getting Closer to Making More Aggressive Buys

I'm Getting Closer to Making More Aggressive Buys

Today might be the day to toss out some low numbers where you might like to buy a stock.

Preparing for Election Results

It's been reported that Walmart has pulled guns off its sales floor this week, and now Matt Hinton, a partner at security consultant Control Risks says, "If Trump wins, our risk analysts, who look at this every single day, are expecting widespread m...

With Halloween-Themed Dividend Stocks, the Devil Is in the Details

With Halloween-Themed Dividend Stocks, the Devil Is in the Details

This edition of 'dividend derby' has a grab bag of options -- and we pick the sweetest.

Plug Power Is Correcting, So Watch For a New Base Pattern

Plug Power Is Correcting, So Watch For a New Base Pattern

Its charts indicate that patience should be exercised when considering buying shares of the maker of hydrogen fuel cell systems.

Jim Cramer: How to Play the Leisurization of Apparel

Jim Cramer: How to Play the Leisurization of Apparel

The obvious way is jeans but there are others as well.

Trading Around Positions

* As I always do!  On weakness I have moved my and shorts back down to medium-sized from large.  This takes me back to medium-sized net short in exposure.  I am offering more Apple short at $116, bidding for Walmart at $142, and that is about it.   ...

U.S. Investors Could Be Shut Out from Third Blockbuster IPO

U.S. Investors Could Be Shut Out from Third Blockbuster IPO

TikTok's parent reportedly is looking to list the Chinese version of its app in Hong Kong, with U.S. investors also missing out on Ant Group's initial public offering.

There's Some Interesting Rotational Action Taking Place

There's Some Interesting Rotational Action Taking Place

I expect the indices will jump around again soon on news about fiscal stimulus.

A Boost for Walmart?

I wanted to remind everyone that, from a psychological standpoint, Walmart might be a big beneficiary from possible antitrust issues between the Federal Trade Commission and Amazon - in the FTC's attempt to open the channels of competition.  Walmart...

New Buy (and Short) Levels

* My revised levels I don't want there to be any ambiguity about the size of my positions, or about my buy and short levels, as I strive for as much transparency as possible. "When the time comes to buy, you won't want to." -- Walter Deemer "When th...

Down Goes Fastly, and It's a Big Deal

Down Goes Fastly, and It's a Big Deal

I don't think it's time to step in and be brave unless speculation is one's game.

A Higher Level of Caution Has Taken Hold

A Higher Level of Caution Has Taken Hold

It's a good time for some patience.

Indicators Say Traders Aren't Holding Celsius Holdings

Indicators Say Traders Aren't Holding Celsius Holdings

Shares of the fitness beverage maker look stuck in a sideways pattern after a big run higher amid what is likely profit taking.

One More...

Walmart continues strong and I continue to expect "ketchup" with Amazon . I have steadily added to this retailer.   

J&J's Pause, Nasdaq Thumbs Up, Amazon Prime Day, Apple Hi, Speed, Veeva Breakout

J&J's Pause, Nasdaq Thumbs Up, Amazon Prime Day, Apple Hi, Speed, Veeva Breakout

Now, that we have confirmation from the Nasdaq Composite, I think we can say equity markets are indeed back in what I would consider an uptrend.

This Market Continues to Ignore Big Picture Worries

This Market Continues to Ignore Big Picture Worries

The primary focus is on trying to put more cash to work.

Where Does This Broad Rally Go? Q3 Earnings Begin, Amazon's Prime Day, Apple 5G

Where Does This Broad Rally Go? Q3 Earnings Begin, Amazon's Prime Day, Apple 5G

What stocks do from here will, beyond electoral risk and potential stimulus, rely upon fourth quarter guidance.