Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)
21 Feb 2017
* Indexes up: Dow 0.47 pct, S&P 0.43 pct, Nasdaq 0.27 pct (Updates to late afternoon)
CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported higher-than-expected U.S. sales on Tuesday for the crucial holiday quarter as its low prices attracted more customers to its stores and online activity accelerated.
CHICAGO, Feb 21 Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported higher-than-expected U.S. sales on Tuesday for the crucial holiday quarter as its low prices attracted more customers to its stores and online activity accelerated.
Department store operator Macy's Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by the sale of some of its stores and lower costs and taxes, sending its shares up 3.3 percent in morning trading on Tuesday.
* Shares down 3.3 pct (Adds details from conference call, updates shares)
* Sees full year sales growth of between 2 and 3 percent, including $3 billion impact on sales due to forex Further company coverage:
* Futures up: Dow 61 pts, S&P 4.5 pts, Nasdaq 9 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices)
LONDON, Feb 21 Asda, the British supermarket arm of Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, reported on Tuesday a tenth straight quarter of falling underlying sales, though the rate of decline did ease significantly.
CHICAGO, Feb 21 Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported higher-than-expected global comparable sales on Tuesday, helped by a rise in online sales and higher traffic at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores.
Feb 15 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:
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