Wal-Mart (WMT) Offering Possible 75.88% Return Over the Next 21 Calendar Days

Wal-Mart's most recent trend suggests a bullish bias. One trading opportunity on Wal-Mart is a Bull Put Spread using a strike $89.50 short put and a strike $82.50 long put offers a potential 75.88% return on risk over the next 21 calendar days. Maximum profit would be generated if the Bull Put Spread were to expire worthless, which would occur if the stock were above $89.50 by expiration. The full premium credit of $3.02 would be kept by the premium seller. The risk of $3.98 would be incurred if the stock dropped below the $82.50 long put strike price.

The 5-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the short-term momentum for Wal-Mart is bullish and the probability of a rise in share price is higher if the stock starts trending.

The 20-day moving average is moving up which suggests that the medium-term momentum for Wal-Mart is bullish.

The RSI indicator is at 33.83 level which suggests that the stock is neither overbought nor oversold at this time.

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LATEST NEWS for Wal-Mart

[$$] India's Tighter E-Commerce Rules Frustrate Amazon and Walmart Plans
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 10:39:35 +0000
Amazon, for example, has in the past been the exclusive third-party online retailer to sell smartphones from the popular Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus. has pledged $5 billion to expand its India operations, and the Seattle retailer has become a leading online seller in India since its 2013 launch.

PRESS DIGEST – New York Times business news – Dec 27
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 05:28:59 +0000
The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. – The Indian government dealt a surprise blow on Wednesday …

[$$] Why There Was No Christmas Cheer for Retail Stocks
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:48:51 +0000
Total U.S. retail sales, excluding automobiles, climbed 5.1% year over year between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, according to early data released by Mastercard SpendingPulse. Shares of big retailers including Walmart, Nordstrom, Kohl’s, and Target are down 8% to 10%. Walmart hit a record last January, for example, and is now down 20% from there.

[$$] On-Demand Warehouse Space Gains Traction in Tight Real-Estate Market
Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:48:15 +0000
Some big retailers are looking to become as flexible as short-term apartment renters when it comes to managing warehouses. This holiday season, Walmart Inc. used Flexe Inc., a Seattle-based marketplace that connects warehouse operators with businesses in need of storage, to secure about 1.5 million square feet of temporary space to handle the mounting demands of e-commerce fulfillment. The warehouse operators that Walmart found through the platform handle hiring and other administrative tasks for the pop-up spots, spread out across three facilities in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Nevada, and Walmart avoids paying year-round for space it would only use during peak season.

Amazon Posts Record-Breaking Holiday Sales: Time to Buy AMZN Stock?
Wed, 26 Dec 2018 19:18:07 +0000
Shares of Amazon (AMZN) popped 5% in morning trading the day after Christmas after the e-commerce powerhouse said that its customers made more purchases worldwide than ever before during the holiday season. The question now is should investors consider buying Amazon stock on the dip as we move into 2019?

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