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WMT Walmart PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Apr 22, 2024, the Walmart stock's PE ratio is 31.32. This takes into account the latest EPS of $1.92 and stock price of $60.14. The PE ratio at present is nearly equal to the average from the previous 4 quarters.

WMT PE ratio history

How has WMT's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of Walmart has averaged 26.6 over the last ten years. The current P/E ratio of 31.32 is 18% higher than the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, WMT's PE ratio peaked in the Oct 2018 quarter at 57.63, when the price was $33.43 and the EPS was $0.58. The lowest point was in the Oct 2015 quarter, when it reached 12.23 with a price of $19.08 and an EPS of $1.56.


Walmart PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 113.48% in 2018

Maximum annual decrease: -47.82% in 2020

Year PE ratio Change
2024 28.69 -14.46%
2023 33.54 17.31%
2022 28.59 -2.92%
2021 29.45 34.29%
2020 21.93 -47.82%
2019 42.03 30.12%
2018 32.3 113.48%
2017 15.13 4.63%
2016 14.46 -13.72%
2015 16.76 9.76%

WMT average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of WMT for the past years

WMT's current PE ratio is higher than the 5 and 10-year averages, but it is lower than its 3-year average.

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WMT PE vs peers

What is WMT's PE ratio compared to its peers

In comparison to its peers AMZN and COST, WMT's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than TGT's and DG's. Walmart's PE ratio is trading above the peer average of 20.47.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
KSS KOHLS Corp 8.58 $2.74B
EBAY Ebay Inc 9.76 $26.39B
TGT Target Corp 18.65 $77.15B
DG Dollar General Corp 18.87 $31.38B
PSMT Pricesmart Inc 20.28 $2.48B
WMT Walmart Inc 31.32 $484.61B
COST Costco Wholesale Corp 46.7 $317.31B
M Macy's Inc 49.34 $5.14B
AMZN Amazon Com Inc 60.08 $1.84T
DLTR Dollar Tree Inc N/A $26.53B

Frequently asked questions

What is Walmart's PE ratio?

WMT stock has a price to earnings ratio of 31.32 as of Apr 22, 2024.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Walmart (WMT)?

The 3-year average price to earnings ratio for WMT stock is 34.36.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Walmart (WMT)?

The 5-year average price to earnings ratio for WMT stock is 30.52.

What is the highest PE ratio for WMT?

Over the last ten years, the Oct 2018 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 57.63.

How does the current PE ratio for WMT compare to its historical average?

WMT's price to earnings ratio is currently 18% above its 10-year historical average.

How is WMT's PE ratio calculated (Walmart PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is obtained by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Apr 22, 2024), Walmart's share price is $60.14. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Jan 2024 is $1.92. Therefore, Walmart's PE ratio for today is 31.32. PE RATIO(31.32) = STOCK PRICE($60.14) / TTM EPS($1.92)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.