Gains all across the board for Walmart in Q3

Gains all across the board for Walmart in Q3

Walmart posted Q3 earnings that topped expectations

One of the world's largest retailers – Walmart posted Q3 2020 earnings that came in higher than expected.

In Q3, Walmart had an EPS of $1.34, topping the $1.18 anticipated. The revenue also came higher than the $132 billion forecasted at $134.7 billion. Moreover, the US e-commerce surged 79% in the quarter.

Walmart's net sales figures came in at $29.6 billion, marking a 1.3% increase from last year's numbers.

The report came after the company announced that it sold a majority part of its stake in Japan's Seiyu after buying it in 2002. Moreover, Walmart is looking to close a $1.65 billion deal with KKR and Rakuten. The deal implies that KKP will buy 65% of Seiyu, while Rakuten will purchase a 20% stake. Walmart will have left a 15% stake in the abovementioned company.

Year-to-date, the Walmart stock price gained 28%, while USA30 went up 4.95%.

Read more about how other companies have performed in the past quarter here!

Sources: investing.com, reuters.com

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