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Even if Wal-Mart (WMT -0.5%) is having a sluggish sales quarter, it's winning in the bond...

Even if Wal-Mart (WMT -0.5%) is having a sluggish sales quarter, it's winning in the bond market. The retailer secured ultra-low coupon rates for billion-dollar plus bond offering due in 2018 (1.125%), 2023 (2.55%), and 2043 (4%). Despite a headline or two about empty shelves or soft consumer spending patterns, the amount of free cash flow the company generates makes it a force to be reckoned with.
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  • chopchop0
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    Yup. Hack jobs on the company can't drown out the underlying financials....

     

    Long WMT
    5 Apr 2013, 11:13 AM Reply Like
  • tampabay
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    Everyone takes shots at #1, but keep those returns coming WMT
    5 Apr 2013, 03:31 PM Reply Like
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