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Walmart reported strong earnings. Should you buy it now?
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Walmart, the giant retail shop in the USA, has published better-than-expected earnings results for the first quarter of 2021. Earnings per share came out $1.69, while the forecast was $1.21, revenue surpassed expectations as well: $138.3 billion vs the anticipated $132.21 billion. Besides, the company revealed strong grocery sales and e-commerce growth and upgraded its outlook for the year. Seems everything perfect! Walmart's Chief Financial Officer claimed that the company is experiencing “pent-up demand” and forecasts it to continue.
Walmart is likely to surge above the $140 resistance due to the encouraging earnings data. This breakout will drive the stock price further up to the high of May 3 at $143.00. Support levels are at the low of May 13 at $135.80 and the low of March 24 at $133.00.
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