Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica (OTCMKTS: WMMVY) is one of 12 publicly-traded companies in the “Variety stores” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica 0 2 0 0 2.00
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica Competitors 163 1266 1707 91 2.53

As a group, “Variety stores” companies have a potential upside of 4.31%. Given Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica’s peers have a beta of 0.89, suggesting that their average share price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica pays out 25.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Variety stores” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 36.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica $30.38 billion $2.11 billion 32.63
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica Competitors $65.92 billion $1.77 billion 21.64

Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica. Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 76.1% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.8% of shares of all “Variety stores” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica 6.95% 23.00% 11.93%
Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica Competitors 3.74% 15.07% 6.66%

Summary

Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica peers beat Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

Walmart de M�xico y Centroam�rica Company Profile

Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. owns and operates self-service stores in Mexico and Central America. The company operates discount stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, membership self-service wholesale stores, and pharmacies. It operates 1,820 Bodega Aurrerá discount stores, 270 Walmart hypermarkets, 94 Superama supermarkets, 162 Sam's Club membership self-service wholesale stores, and 10 Medimart pharmacies. The company also operates 522 Despensa Familiar and Palí discount stores; 94 Paiz, La Despensa de Don Juan, La Unión, and Más x Menos supermarkets; 133 Bodegas, Maxi Bodega, and Maxi Palí stores; and 29 Walmart hypermarkets in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. In addition, it imports and sells goods; develops properties; and manages real estate companies. The company was founded in 1958 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. Wal-Mart de México, S.A.B. de C.V. is a subsidiary of Walmart Inc.

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