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How to buy Walmart stock | US$137.17

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How to buy stocks in Walmart

  1. Compare share trading platforms.To buy shares in a US company from Canada you’ll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you’re just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees. Narrow down some brokers with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Walmart. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: WMT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Walmart reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of US$137.17, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Walmart, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Walmart. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Price details for Walmart (WMT)

Open $137.74 Previous close $137.07
High $137.86 Change $0.1
Low $136.57 Change % 0.073%
Close $137.17 Timestamp 1600788840
Volume N/A GMT offset 0

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Walmart company summary

Information last updated 2020-09-20.

Walmart (WMT) is a leading Food & Staples Retailing business based in the USA. Walmart (WMT) is listed on the NYSE and employs 2200000 staff.

Profile

Industry Discount Stores Currency symbol $
Code WMT Country name USA
Type Common Stock Country ISO US
Name Walmart Inc ISIN US9311421039
Exchange NYSE CUSIP 931142103
Currency code USD Sector Consumer Defensive
Currency name US Dollar Full-time employees 2200000

Detailed company information

Walmart Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale operations in various formats worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. It operates supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, cash and carry stores, discount stores, drugstores, and convenience stores; membership-only warehouse clubs; ecommerce websites, such as walmart.com, walmart.com.mx, asda.com, walmart.ca, flipkart.com, and samsclub.com; and mobile commerce applications. The company offers grocery products, including meat, produce, natural and organics, deli and bakery, dairy, frozen foods, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, and floral and dry grocery, as well as consumables, such as health and beauty aids, baby products, household chemicals, paper goods, and pet supplies; and health and wellness products. It also provides electronics, cameras and supplies, photo processing services, wireless, movies, music, video games, and books; stationery, automotive, hardware and paint, sporting goods, and outdoor living and horticulture; apparel for women, girls, men, boys, and infants, as well as shoes, jewelry, and accessories; and home furnishings, housewares and small appliances, bedding, home decor, toys, fabrics, crafts, and seasonal merchandise, as well as brand name merchandise. In addition, the company offers fuel and financial services and related products, including money orders, prepaid cards, money transfers, check cashing, and bill payment. It operates approximately 11,500 stores and various e-commerce Websites under the 56 banners in 27 countries. The company was formerly known as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and changed its name to Walmart Inc. in February 2018. Walmart Inc. was founded in 1945 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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