The Equity Analysis On Wal Mart Stores Inc.

1039 Words Feb 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
This paper will evaluate two equity analysis reports on Wal-Mart Stores Inc d.b.a. Walmart. Walmart is an American multinational retail corporation that operates chains of discount department stores and warehouse stores. It is the world’s largest company by revenue (according to 2014 Fortune 500 list) with being the biggest private employer in the world with over two million employees.
1. The feature I appreciated about BMO’s analyst report is that it was very clear in stating its argument and the purpose of the report. The organization of the report was effective as it was straightforward to follow and comprehend. The analysis and the supporting facts were skilfully congregated. The thought process of the analyst was accurately conveyed throughout the report. Furthermore, I appreciated the technical information that was incorporated through various kinds of graphs, charts, and tables. The report demonstrated excellent organization and presentation but there are certain aspects that can improve. The report was suffering from prolixity, or in layman’s term, wordiness. The analyst used far too many complex terms to describe simple concepts. In this case, prolixity led to redundant information; this occurred because analysts attempted to describe same hypothesis with lengthy words and overuse of synonyms.
On the flip side, the analyst report by Stephens was poorly organized and lacked majorly on presentation aspect. The report did not have proper flow of information; I…

More about The Equity Analysis On Wal Mart Stores Inc.

Open Document