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Will Walmart’s Store Closures Have a Big Impact on Fiscal 4Q16?
Walmart announced that it would close 269 underperforming stores in the United States and overseas. This number represents about 2.3% of Walmart’s global store count.
JPMorgan European Fund’s Performance Shaping Up to Be Forgettable
The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund Class A has fallen 7.6% year-to-date, making it the worst performer in the group of 12 funds chosen for this review.
Sam’s Club Missed Estimates in Fiscal 4Q16, but Memberships Rose
Sam’s Club reported $52.3 billion in sales (excluding fuel) in fiscal 2016, up 1.4% YoY. Comps growth for the segment came in at 0.4%.
Analyzing the Dividend Upside Provided by Target’s Stock
In fiscal 2016, Target (TGT) returned about $4.8 billion in shareholder value in the form of dividends and share buybacks.
Revenue Projections: Where Is Walmart’s Sales Delta Coming From?
Walmart (WMT) is projecting revenue growth of $45 billion–$60 billion on a constant-currency basis from fiscal 2017 to fiscal 2019.
YTD 2016 Portfolio Moves of the Calvert International Equity Fund
The Calvert International Equity Fund (CWVGX) aims to invest in at least three countries and focuses on bottom-up research.
An Investor’s Guide to the Calvert International Equity Fund
Apart from common stocks, the Calvert International Equity Fund invests in preferred stocks and depositary receipts as well.
Financial Picks Backfired for VEUAX in 2015
The JPMorgan Intrepid European Fund – Class A (VEUAX) fell 1.3% in December 2015 from a month ago.
Non-Core Deflation Upsets the Consumer Price Applecart in April
The decline in the CPI for April was fueled by deflation trends in non-core items such as energy and food. Energy prices fell 1.3%, and the food at home index slipped 0.2% month-over-month.
Who’s The Greatest Retailer Of Them All? – Walmart
Walmart is among a select group of global retailers (XRT) (RTH) competing in a variety of store formats. However, Walmart dwarfs all of the other companies.